Oakland A’s co-owner John Fisher will reportedly tour Howard Terminal with local officials on Thursday for a deeper look at whether the waterfront property could be transformed into a ballpark. Read more here.
Category Archives: Stadium Issues
Phase 2 of the Coca-Cola Field Seating Project represents the installation of nearly 2,900 new, wider seats in the lower half of Sections 115, 117 and 119 on the 3B side of the ballpark and Sections 116, 118, 120 and 122 on the 1B side. For the 2017, Coca-Cola Field will now have a new overall capacity of 16,907 for Buffalo Bisons (Triple-A, International League) home games. Read more here.
After being informed of Minor League Baseball’s realignment reducing the size of the Single-A California League to eight teams, Mayor Rich Kerr said he would start making phone calls immediately. His intent: Filling Stater Bros. Stadium’s calendar as early as the beginning of November, following the city’s planned rodeo. Read more here. As for the High Desert Mavericks, the team is headed to the Single-A Carolina League and Kinston (NC). Read more and watch news report here.
The University of Central Florida received a $1.5 million gift for expansion and renovation of the UCF Baseball Complex. Read more here.
City of Fayetteville (NC) leaders made a big step forward Wednesday night by deciding the city will build a ballpark to help bring in a Minor League Baseball team. Read more and watch news report here.