Category Archives: Stadium Issues

Boulders Release 2016 Promo Schedule

Rockland BouldersPRESS RELEASE – The Rockland Boulders announced today their preliminary promotion schedule for the 2016 season. Along with premium giveaways and staples like the “Fireworks Extravaganzas”, many fan favorites will make a return to Provident Bank Park this year, helping fans “Experience the FunShine” that comes with Boulders baseball. Continue reading

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Franklin, Zimmerman Take Next Ballpark Step with Approval of MOU

American Association Logo High-ResThe Franklin (WI) Common Council Tuesday night unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the city and Zimmerman Ventures, leaving open the potential for the development of Ballpark Commons.  Read more here.

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Noise, Lighting Study Clears Way for Fireflies

Columbia Firefies Primary LogoResults from noise and lighting studies for the Spirit Communications Park, the new home of the Columbia Fireflies (Single-A, South Atlantic League), found that baseball games would have a minimal effect on nearby neighborhoods.  Read more here.

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City, Bombers Agree to Lease Extension

Battle Creek Bombers Secondary MarkThe Battle Creek Bombers are staying put here in Battle Creek. The Northwoods League franchise and the City of Battle Creek announced an extension on the Bombers’ current lease, which was set to expire following the 2016 season. The extension adds on another five years, meaning the Bombers will continue to call Battle Creek and C.O. Brown stadium home through at least 2021. Continue reading

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Squirrels Unveil Nightly Promos, Welcome VA Governor’s Support for Ballpark Solution

Richmond Flying SquirrelsThe Richmond Flying Squirrels (Double-A, Eastern League) continue a week-long unveiling of their 2016 Promotional Calendar with the announcement of nightly promotions for each day of the week this season.  View press release here.  Meanwhile, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has chimed in to support keeping the Squirrels in Richmond (VA).  Read more here.

Richmond Flying Squirrels 2016 Daily Promos

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$1.2M in Upgrades Coming to Aces Ballpark, Name Options Unveiled for Soccer Team

Reno Aces LogoDespite construction debt issues, Aces Ballpark, home of the Reno Aces (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), is set to get $1.2 million in upgrades, including HD video and surround sound.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, the six possible names for the new United Soccer League (USL) franchise coming to Aces Ballpark have been unveiled.  Read more here.

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City Expected to Approve Maintenance Reimbursement, Receive 2015 Lease Payment

Gary SouthShore RailCatsThe Gary (IN) Common Council will be asked next week to approve a payment to the Gary South Shore Rail Cats (Independent Professional, American Association) baseball team to cover the costs of maintaining the city-owned U.S. Steel Yard baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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