Category Archives: Stadium Issues

A’s to Tour Waterfront Ballpark Site

Oakland A's LogoOakland A’s co-owner John Fisher will reportedly tour Howard Terminal with local officials on Thursday for a deeper look at whether the waterfront property could be transformed into a ballpark.  Read more here.

Oakland As Port of Oakland Ballpark Rendering

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Bisons Announced Phase 2 Seating Project

Buffalo Bisons New Primary LogoPhase 2 of the Coca-Cola Field Seating Project represents the installation of nearly 2,900 new, wider seats in the lower half of Sections 115, 117 and 119 on the 3B side of the ballpark and Sections 116, 118, 120 and 122 on the 1B side.  For the 2017, Coca-Cola Field will now have a new overall capacity of 16,907 for Buffalo Bisons (Triple-A, International League) home games.  Read more here.

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Adelanto Makes Plans for Ballpark Without Mavs

High Desert Mavericks 2 AlternativeAfter being informed of Minor League Baseball’s realignment reducing the size of the Single-A California League to eight teams, Mayor Rich Kerr said he would start making phone calls immediately. His intent: Filling Stater Bros. Stadium’s calendar as early as the beginning of November, following the city’s planned rodeo.  Read more here.  As for the High Desert Mavericks, the team is headed to the Single-A Carolina League and Kinston (NC).  Read more and watch news report here.

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UCF Receives Ballpark Renovation Donation

University of Central Florida Knights LogoThe University of Central Florida received a $1.5 million gift for expansion and renovation of the UCF Baseball Complex.  Read more here.

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Plans Unveiled for Ballparks of the Ozarks

Ballpark of the Ozarks LogoBallpark Development LLC, a privately owned entity, announced Monday that they have broken ground on a multi-million dollar baseball facility located in the heart of  Camden County (MO).  Read more here.

Ballpark of the Ozarks Rendering

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Georgia State U. Buys Turner Field, Redevelopment Includes New Football and Baseball Stadiums

Georgia State UniversityAtlanta and Fulton County have signed an agreement to sell Turner Field to Georgia State University for $30 million, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced Thursday.  Read more here and here.

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Fayetteville Takes Next Big Step to Bring New Ballpark, Minor League Ball to Town

Minor League Baseball LogoCity of Fayetteville (NC) leaders made a big step forward Wednesday night by deciding the city will build a ballpark to help bring in a Minor League Baseball team.  Read more and watch news report here.

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