Some Brevard County (FL) leaders want to bet big on the future of the area’s Space Coast stadium, as the Washington Nationals and possibly the Brevard County Manatees (Single-A, Florida State League) head for the door. Commissioners want to attract a major youth athletic league to the ballpark. It could cost $10 million to do it. Watch news report here.
Category Archives: Stadium Issues
The St. Paul Saints (Indy Pro, American Association) opened the new CHS Field in front of an overpacked house of 8.592 Thursday night. Read more here. View photo gallery here. View interview with Saints co-owner Mike Veeck here.
The Lexington County (formerly Columbia) Blowfish (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League) will take the field for the first time in their new ballpark on Wednesday, May 27. As a teaser, click here for a photo preview of the team’s new digs.
Despite a pending lawsuit brought by the City of Kokomo against the Indiana Department of Homeland Security to keep the agency from halting construction of their new ballpark over flood plain concerns, the first-year Kokomo Jackrabbits (Summer Collegiate, Prospect League) and their new stadium will be ready for baseball on May 30 at 7:05 p.m. Read more and watch news report here.
PRESS RELEASE – With help from the Northwoods League Foundation, the Green Bay Bullfrogs now provide seating options for fans in wheelchairs and their companions. The new seating will be located in front of sections 104 and 107. Continue reading
There really isn’t much new here, but Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre says he plans to meet with the commissioner of Major League Baseball at the end of the month in his ongoing quest to see the sport return to the city. Read more and watch video here.