PRESS RELEASE – Today, the Chattanooga Lookouts introduced FSG Bank as their Presenting Partner for the 2015-2017 seasons. This multi-year partnership joins together two of Chattanooga’s hometown community businesses. Continue reading
Category Archives: Stadium Issues
Bad weather has delayed some construction of the North Main Athletic Complex, including the new 1,800-seat baseball stadium, but town officials say it will be ready for an April soccer tournament and the inaugural Holly Springs Salamanders (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League) baseball game in late May. Read more and view photo here.
Dehler Park will be in for major upgrades if the new owners of the Billings Mustangs (Rookie, Pioneer League) accomplish even some of the amenities they have planned. Ideas include a children’s play area beyond the center field wall, installation of Wi-Fi throughout the park, an activity center off left field, a group area down the first-base line, and a community room behind home plate. Read more here.
Florida Institute of Technology President Anthony Catanese is reportedly “very interested” in teaming up with the Brevard County Manatees (Single-A, Florida State League) in a downtown dual-purpose football-baseball stadium. Read more here.
The Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League) and Overtime Sports will kick in at least $925,000 in upgrades to the minor league baseball stadium to hurry its construction. In exchange, the city will forego the $2 surcharge on ticket sales in 2015 and 2016 for the first 231,250 tickets sold. Read more and view photos here.
At their meeting Tuesday night, Melbourne (FL) city council members will hear more about an idea to build a new baseball stadium downtown in order to keep the Brevard County Manatees (Single-A, Florida State League) in the area. The team currently plays at Space Coast Stadium in Viera. Read more here.
By a narrow vote of 4-3 on Monday, the Kannapolis (NC) City Council decided to proceed with phase 2 of the ballpark planning study to determine whether to build a new baseball stadium downtown for the Kannapolis Intimidators (Single-A, South Atlantic League). Read more here.