Category Archives: Stadium Issues

Debating the Proposed New Ballpark in Boise, Comparisons to Fort Wayne

As previously reported, the managing partner of the Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League) is poised to buy 11 acres in Downtown Boise (ID), part of which he would donate to the city for the construction of a 5,000-seat, multisport stadium and event center.  The stadium would be the new home for the Hawks, revived Boise State baseball, and a soccer team.  Read more here.

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UPDATE: Ballpark Village Phase II

Secured by decades of future taxes from Cardinals fans, investors clamored last week for the bonds that would help to finally put the “village” in Ballpark Village.  Read more here.

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Hartford Seeking New Proposals for Ballpark Area Development

The city of Hartford (CT) is moving swiftly to seek new proposals for the property around Dunkin’ Donuts Park, just weeks after it fired the original developer of the ballpark from other projects in the Downtown North neighborhood.  Read more here.

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The New Denis Martinez Stadium in Managua

After a 36 million USD investment and nearly two years of building work, Nicaragua unveiled on Thursday its new national baseball stadium in one of the capital’s central neighborhoods.  Read more here.

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Boise State Talks to Media About Return of Baseball, New Ballpark

For the first time since the downtown stadium proposal has gone mainstream, Boise State is publicly showing support for it as a home to their soccer and baseball teams.  Read more and watch new report here.

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Portland Back in the MLB Game?

Former Portland Trail Blazers broadcaster Mike Barrett is part of a management group leading the charge to secure financing for a stadium and bring Major League Baseball to Portland (OR).   Read more here.  Where might a stadium be built?

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Pawtucket City Council Votes to Approve Ballpark Resolution

At a special meeting Tuesday night, the Pawtucket (RI) City Council approved a resolution encouraging the General Assembly to allow the city to bond up to $15 million for the cost of the proposed Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) stadium.  Read more and watch news report here.

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