Baseball players returned to work this month with the start of spring training in Arizona and Florida. For the Charlotte Knights (Triple-A, International League), preparation for the new season this year also includes a few tweaks at BB&T Ballpark. Read more here.
Category Archives: Stadium Issues
PRESS RELEASE – The New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Double-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, have unveiled the biggest, boldest renovation project in team history. In advance of the 2017 All-Star Season, Northeast Delta Dental Stadium will be transformed into an entertainment destination you’ll need to see to believe. Continue reading
Ottawa Champions (Independent Professional, Can-Am League) president David Gourlay says he wants to start talking about a larger vision for the Ottawa Stadium property, especially as the city gets closer to starting a light rail system. Read more here.
Unless residents speak up to oppose the idea, the city of Bellmead (TX) plans to begin negotiations in April on a development and operations agreement with Ventura Sports Group for the proposed $11 million professional baseball complex. Read more here.
The Rockland Boulders (Independent Professional, Can-Am League) have announced that a nine-hole mini-golf course, known as “BoulderBirdies” will be built at Palisades Credit Union Park for the 2017 season. Read more and view photos here. Thanks to John Cerone for the news.
The Fayetteville City Council voted 10-0 Monday night to authorize City Manager Doug Hewett to negotiate a contract with Barton Malow of Charlotte to oversee construction of a new downtown ballpark for a Single-A Carolina League franchise. Read more here. Read about ballpark land contamination issues here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Delmarva Shorebirds, Class A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, are pleased to announce the renovation and installation of all new seats and a brand new video board at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium for the 2017 season. Continue reading