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Potter County Approves Dollars for Ballpark Improvements

The Potter County (TX) Commissioners have approved $30,000 for a few ballpark improvements at Potter County Memorial Stadium (aka Amarillo National Bank Dilla Villa).  The improvements include renovating the ticket booths and relocating fencing.  Read more here.

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Dilla Villa to Get New Name (at Some Point)

Potter County Memorial Stadium, also known as the Amarillo National Bank Dilla Villa, will likely get a new name, once Southern Independent Baseball, the facility’s new tenant, settles in.  Under the lease agreement, SIB has the authority to sell naming rights to the ballpark.  On a related note, according to the Amarillo Globe-News, SIB has yet to decide whether it plans to launch Continue reading

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Motion Denied

Judge Dan Schaap has denied the temporary injunction motion filed by the United League’s Amarillo Dillas to keep Potter County (TX) from bringing an American Assocation team to Potter County Memorial Stadium (Amarillo National Bank Dilla Villa) to replace them.  Read more here.

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Dillas Seek Injunction

The United League’s Amarillo Dillas are seeking an injunction to prevent Potter County from leasing Potter County Memorial Stadium (Amarillo National Bank Dilla Villa) to Southern Independent Baseball.  Judge Dan Schaap heard arguments on Monday and expects to make a decision on the motion for a temporary restraining order this week.  Read more here.

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New Tenant Approved in Amarillo

As expected, Southern Independent Baseball led by Scott Berry and Potter County finalized a lease contract today that will bring an American Association team to Potter County Memorial Stadium, former home of the United League’s Amarillo Dillas.  SIB will pay the county $72,000 per year.  So, will the team be a new franchise or relocated club?  Read more hereView news clip here.

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Details of Competing Proposals Emerge in Amarillo

As we know, Potter County (TX) is expected to approve a deal with Scott Berry and Southern Independent Baseball on Monday to bring a new American Association team to Potter County Memorial Stadium, former home of the United League’s Amarillo Dillas.  Click here to see how the SIB proposal stacks up against the other bidders.

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Four Submit Bids to Use Amarillo Ballpark

Potter County (TX) has received four bids to lease Amarilllo National Bank Dilla Villa (Potter County Memorial Stadium), including Southern Independent Baseball (American Association), the new Pecos League, an unknown entity called Amarillo Community Baseball Club, and the recently evicted Amarillo Dillas.  The county commissioners are expected to make a final decision next month.  Read more here.

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