Instead of allowing Southern Independent Baseball (SIB) to sub-lease Memorial Stadium to the Pecos League, Potter County (TX) Commissioners decided on Monday to sub-lease the ballpark to San Jacinto Christian Academy. Read more here.
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During the Local Government Corporation meeting on Wednesday at City Hall, Richard Neumann from Brailsford & Dunlavey discussed the probability of attracting a Double-A franchise to Amarillo (TX). The firm would create plans for building a stadium for an affiliated club, possibly the San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League), instead of the Amarillo ThunderHeads (Indy Pro, American Association). Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – American Association commissioner Miles Wolff released the league’s 2016 schedule on Thursday, November 19. Clubs will play 100 regular-season games from May 19 to September 5. Continue reading
Voters in Amarillo (TX) supported, by a margin of 52 percent to 48 percent, including a ballpark in a downtown multipurpose event venue. The difference came down to 820 votes out of more than 22,000 cast. The non-binding referendum was meant to measure public opinion of the plan. The city council will have to decide whether or not to move forward with the development. The pro baseball tenant and ballpark operator have yet to be determined. Read more here.
The proposed ballpark in Amarillo (TX) hasn’t been constructed, let alone voted on yet, but there is already a waiting list of groups hoping to purchase all 12 of the suites called for in the design. Read more here.
In less than a month, Amarillo (TX) voters will decide if a $32 million dollar downtown ballpark will be included in the downtown multi-purpose event venue. The controversial ballot item has two new groups forming to share their side of the argument. Read more and watch news report here.
On the heels of a presentation Monday by Downtown Amarillo Inc. Chairman John Lutz outlining the details of a downtown development plan, the Amarillo Globe-News has come out in favor of the proposed multipurpose event center (MPEV) and takes issue with anyone referring to it as simply a ballpark. Read more here.