PRESS RELEASE – The Sioux City Explorers announce today the hiring of Boyd Pitkin as Director of Baseball and Stadium Operations. Pitkin will help lead the Explorers during their 27th season in Siouxland.
Ballpark Commons project developer Mike Zimmerman said the winter weather is creating a tight construction schedule for opening day on the new Franklin (WI) baseball stadium, but they’ll be ready for the first pitch on May 24. Read more and view slideshow here.
Local businesses Zuern Building Products, Milwaukee Sausage Company and WaterStone Bank have partnered up with new minor league baseball club Milwaukee Milkmen as sponsors of its ballpark, Routine Field, which is being constructed at The Rock Sports Complex in Franklin (WI). The team’s inaugural season home opening game will be on May 24 against the Chicago Dogs. Read more here.
Eden Prairie (MN)-based New Perspective Senior Living announced that it has broken ground to start construction for a 149-unit senior living facility that will be part of the Ballpark Commons mixed-use development near The Rock Sports Complex in Franklin (WI). Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Gary SouthShore RailCats are proud to announce several staff additions and promotions for the 2019 season. Continue reading
Franklin’s (WI) Ballpark Commons mixed-use development is seeking another $5.2 million in city financing help — beyond $22.5 million already approved. Read more here.