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.
The next innovative ballpark food is set to hit Miller Park this season, as Milwaukee Brewers fans will have a chance to take a bite of the Inside The Park Nachos. Read more 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.
Confident in the success of their new parent club, the Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) will make the boldest prediction ever when they give away Houston Astros 2017 World Series championship rings to fans on Aug. 15. Read more here from MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill.