New concrete? Negative. Maybe a space @DerekSharrer can put all his Executive of the Year Awards? Afraid not. Perhaps an area @TWSaint can host his after hour parties? Great idea, but no. It's the official groundbreaking for a museum honoring baseball in St. Paul. Coming in 2019. pic.twitter.com/C1an2kXnoW
— St. Paul Saints (@StPaulSaints) October 12, 2018
PRESS RELEASE – Mike and Judy Ellis, the majority stakeholders in Mountain Baseball LLC, the franchise ownership group since 1993, announced Friday their intent to sell the franchise to Peter Davis and Susan Crampton Davis of Big Sky Professional Baseball LLC.
Worcester’s (MA) Designer Selection Board wrapped up two days of interviews Thursday with seven prospective architects for the city’s minor league ballpark project. After interviewing three firms Wednesday and four on Thursday, the board went behind closed doors late Thursday afternoon to discuss the merits of the proposals. Read more here.
The Lincoln Potters baseball organization announced they will be joining the California Collegiate League beginning in 2019. The move comes after the club spent the past two seasons as a member of the Great West League. Read more here.
#Celebrating Roberto Clemente #
Date: October 12, 2018
“I want to be remembered as a ballplayer who gave all he had to give.”
In the spirit of Hispanic Heritage Month in the US, today’s Doodle by guest artist Roxie Vizcarra, commemorates the life and ca… pic.twitter.com/aeWi3lK5qt
— Goggle Doddle (@GoggleDoddle) October 12, 2018
Claiming conduct by the City of Aberdeen (MD) in recent years has made operating Ripken Stadium “unbearably difficult,” the company that owns the Aberdeen IronBirds (Single-A, New York-Penn League) has filed suit accusing the city of not living up to the terms of an agreement made nearly 20 years ago. Read more here.
WWE: Royal Rumble 2019 will take place at a baseball stadium for the first time ever, with tickets going on sale this Friday. The event will take place at Chase Field in Phoenix (AZ) on January 27, 2019. Chase Field, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, holds nearly 50,000 fans – three times the capacity of Talking Stick Resort Arena, where the 2013 event was held. Read more here.