On Friday, Ragin’ Cajun Athletic Foundation Chairman Robert Daigle sent a letter to Ragin’ Cajun Athletic Fund members stating that the initial cost budget and fundraising goal for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette baseball stadium was $10 million, but has now gone up to about $16 million because of “enhanced design”. Read more here.
Category Archives: Stadium Issues
The saga over where to build a new stadium for the Tampa Bay Rays grew murkier Tuesday as Pinellas County unveiled a list with 10 possible sites that officials hope could keep the team from crossing the bay. Read more here.
A plan presented by a local youth sports director proposes a new life for the Paul Eames Sports Complex in Albany (GA) aimed at drawing people year-round. Read more here. The ballpark is the former home of the affiliated Albany Polecats and South Georgia Waves, and independent Albany Alligators and South Georgia Peanuts.
Jacksonville State officials agreed Monday to spend $7.5 million to upgrade the campus baseball stadium at Rudy Abbott Field. Read more here.
Jason Freier of Hardball Capital, which owns ball clubs in Fort Wayne (IN), Chattanooga (TN), and Columbia (SC), will lead the city of Fayetteville’s (NC) negotiations with the Houston Astros to to bring a Single-A Carolina League franchise to town. Read more here.