As expected, the Gastonia (NC) City Council has voted to hire Pendulum Studio of Kansas City (MO) to the design the multi-purpose baseball stadium and events complex to be built just west of downtown. Read more here.
Category Archives: Stadium Issues
An owner of the 141-acre former foundry site off South Broad Street in Chattanooga (TN) says he can envision “a mini-SunTrust Park” holding not just a minor league baseball stadium but housing and retail space. Read more here.
Pima County (AZ) officials sent a 17-page package to the Milwaukee Brewers last week, trying to sell Kino Sports Complex and Kino Stadium as the new spring training home for the team. Read more here.
Populous senior architect Mike Sabatini led the first of three community meetings to hear feedback on the future downtown Amarillo (TX) ballpark on Tuesday. Read more here.
There is always room for hope in baseball. Just ask long-suffering fans of the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago Cubs. But locals who love their 20-year-old Bridgeport Bluefish should prepare to resign themselves to this being the final season. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
The process to procure a new stadium for the Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) has been long and complicated with a timetable that continually has been pushed back. But for now, team leaders seem optimistic that the team could move into a new stadium next to the Vega Golden Knights’ (NHL) practice facility by the 2019 season. Read more here.