Tag Archives: Atlantic League

Deal Approved: Campbell’s Field to be Demolished and Replaced by Three Athletic Fields

Camden’s troubled baseball stadium, once hailed a new beginning for the city’s waterfront, will be torn down and replaced with three Rutgers University athletic fields under a deal approved by the university’s board Thursday.  Read more here.

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Commission Gives High Point Authority to Issue Bonds to Build New Ballpark

The General Assembly’s Joint Legislative Government Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to let the High Point (NC) borrow up to $38 million to build a multiuse stadium downtown that would host an Atlantic League (International League) franchise.  Read more here.

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Newark Ballpark Re-Development on Deck

The plans for the redevelopment of the Newark Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium property and surrounding area have expanded, and the public will soon get a chance to weigh in on whether it should go forward.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Making Room for High Point Ballpark, Building Demo to Begin Dec. 1

In less than two weeks, a big undertaking begins in North Carolina’s furniture capital.  The demolition of old buildings will begin December 1st, the first of many steps to make room for a downtown baseball stadium to house a franchise from the Atlantic League (Independent Professional).  Read more here.

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Revolution Add to Front Office

PRESS RELEASE – The York Revolution announced today two additions to its team behind the team. The Atlantic League Champion welcomed Karly Spangle as a Group & Hospitality Account Executive and Cody Bannon as Creative Director. Continue reading

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Transforming Bridgeport Ballpark Into Amphitheater Approved

In a vote of 18 to 2, the Bridgeport (CT) City Council authorized Mayor Joe Ganim to enter into a deal allowing local developer Howard Saffan to transform the just-vacated ballpark into a warm weather amphitheater.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Campbell’s Field Will Reportedly Be Demolished

The beautiful 6,700-seat ballpark on the Camden Waterfront, opened in 2001 for the departed Camden Riversharks (Independent Professional, Atlantic League), will be demolished soon, according to George E. Norcross III, a power hitter in South Jersey business and politics.  Read more here.

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