Tag Archives: Atlantic City

Atlantic City Baseball Fans Hang Hopes on New Diamond League

Diamond League LogoIn not-so-surprising news, Atlantic League CEO Frank Boulton said Thursday that his developing new short-season circuit — the indy pro Diamond League — has an interest in putting a team in Atlantic City (NJ).  That said, the city doesn’t appear to be rushing to the table, and 16-year-old Surf Stadium (akaThe Sandcastle) would need a few more fixes.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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No Labor Day Weekend Ball for Atlantic City?

A Labor Day weekend series at The Sandcastle in Atlantic City (NJ) between the indy pro Atlantic League’s Camden Riversharks and Sugar Land Skeeters appears to be no go, as promoter Mario Perrucci says he won’t sign a contract until needed facility repairs are completed.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Filed under Conference & Events, Lease & Contracts, Stadium Issues

Fee Schedule Approved for The Sandcastle

The Atlantic City Council voted on Wednesday to establish a fee schedule for those who wish to rent resuscitated Sandcastle Stadium.  There will be a flat, attendance-based rate imposed (we’re still searching for the actual schedule) plus 10 percent of advanced tickets sales and 25 percent of tickets purchased at the gate.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Filed under Money & Financials, Stadium Issues