Tag Archives: Atlantic League

Ballpark Comic Con Returns to Somerset

PRESS RELEASE – The Somerset Patriots will host their Fifth Annual Ballpark Comic Con at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday, June 24th presented by the Hugs For Brady Foundation and the organization’s partner, The Palace at Somerset Park. The event will begin at 5:30 pm and last throughout the game. Continue reading

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High Point (NC) Chooses Ballpark Builder

The City of High Point (NC) has picked Samet Corporation to lead the design build team for the new multi-use stadium downtown for an Atlantic League (Independent Professional) baseball franchise.  The company also built BB&T Ballpark in Winston-Salem and First National Bank Field in Greensboro.  Read more here.

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Brochure Raises Question About Future of Bridgeport’s Ballpark

Mayor Joe Ganim‘s economic development department is reviewing three competing contenders — Frank Boulton, Howard Saffan/Live Nation and an unnamed soccer organization — to use the Harbor Yard ballpark in Bridgeport after a proposed $185 million renovation.  Some have raised concerns that the decision has already been made.  Read more here.

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HPU President to Lead High Point (NC) Ballpark Effort

High Point University President Nido Qubein will lead the city’s effort to build a minor-league baseball stadium and develop the surrounding area.  Read more here.

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High Point to Interview Two Groups Interested in Ballpark Project

The city said it has a commitment from the independent Atlantic League to provide a franchise to High Point (NC) if the stadium is built and suitable ownership emerges.  Read more here (subscription required).

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Still No Team for Campbell’s Field, Surrounding Redevelopment Could Challenge Its Future

Campbell’s Field, once hailed as a sign of the bright future of the waterfront in the poverty-stricken city of Camden (NJ), continues to sit empty after the departure of the Camden Riversharks (Independent Professional, Atlantic League), but redevelopment projects worth hundreds of millions are rising up around it.  Read more and view photos here.

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Introducing: The “New” Bethpage Ballpark

PRESS RELEASE – On Wednesday evening, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, the Long Island Ducks and representatives from the Suffolk County Department of Public Works unveiled the team’s brand new LED field lighting system. Following the ceremonies, the Ducks took the field under the new lights for the very first time for the team’s final workout prior to the start of the 2017 season. Continue reading

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