Tag Archives: Atlantic League

Fans Gobble Up Memories During Bluefish Moving Sale

Fans of the departing Bridgeport Bluefish (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) got a chance this past weekend to take truckloads of memories home after a massive moving sale.  Read more and watch news report here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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High Point to Revise Ballpark Financing Plan

The High Point (NC) City Council voted 8-1 Monday to direct High Point staff to come up with an alternative financing plan for the proposed downtown stadium to be built for an Atlantic League (Independent Professional) franchise.  Read more here.

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Boulton’s Goal to Return Baseball to Atlantic City

For a decade, the Atlantic City Surf (Independent Professional, Atlantic League/Can-Am League) called Sandcastle Stadium home.  Since the team folded after the 2008 season, the site has sat vacant except for the occasional college or Babe Ruth league game.  This could soon change, as former Surf owner Frank Boulton wants to bring baseball back to the ballpark.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Vote Delayed on High Point Ballpark Project

Guilford County (NC) commissioners put off for 60 to 90 days a decision about helping High Point pay for a $30 million baseball stadium. Commissioners said Thursday that they will use the time to form a “working group” with High Point leaders to determine whether to go along with the project.  Read more here.

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Public Hearing Tonight for High Point Ballpark Proposal

Guilford County (NC) residents will get another chance tonight to voice their questions and concerns about the plan for a baseball stadium in downtown High Point.  Read more and view renderings here.

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Bluefish to High Point 2019

Plans are moving forward to bring a baseball team and a multi-use stadium to downtown High Point (NC), and it appears the Bridgeport Bluefish (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) will be heading south to open a new chapter for the franchise.  Read more and watch video here.  Read about hotel project here.

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Boulton Makes Pitch for Surf Stadium

Atlantic City (NJ) received four proposals for the redevelopment of Bader Field this month, including one from the original owner of the Atlantic City Surf baseball team and another from the owner of the former Revel casino.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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