Tag Archives: Atlantic League

Editorial: Gastonia Wise to Explore Options for New Stadium’s Primary Baseball Tenant

The question now facing Gastonia (NC) city leaders as they move toward building a new multi-use stadium to serve as the anchor of the Franklin Urban Sports and Entertainment District, is whether the Gastonia Grizzlies (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League) will be one of the primary tenants of the new facility or if a different baseball franchise will play that role.  Read more here.

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Campbell’s Field Demolition Continues

The demolition continues at the site of Campbell’s Field, the former home of the Camden Riversharks (Independent Professional, Atlantic League).  View demolition photos here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Council Takes First Tour of Ballpark Construction Site

Construction fencing surrounds BB&T Point in downtown High Point (NC).  But for the first time, members of the High Point City Council were allowed behind the barrier to see how construction is progressing.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Land Redevelopment Could Lead to Upgrades to Patriots’ Home

Bridgewater Township (NJ) will conduct a study to determine whether county-owned land near the TD Bank Ballpark, home of the Somerset Patriots (Independent Professional, Atlantic League), is in need of redevelopment.  This could help fund needed upgrades to the two-decades-old stadium to enhance the experience for fans and help the team to remain competitive.  Read more here.

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Revs Ballpark Additions Honor Negro League Team, Star

PRESS RELEASE – Even as construction continues on the 1741 Club presented by UPMC Pinnacle, York Revolution officials today announced two additional new hospitality spaces at PeoplesBank Park and revealed their historically inspired names – the Monarch and Solomon Rooms. Continue reading

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Revolutionary Changes Underway at York Ballpark

Major changes are underway at York’s (PA) minor league ballpark this offseason, paving the way for a 2019 season that the York Revolution (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) expect will drive increased attendance.  Read more here.  The new 1741 Club should be a big hit.

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Authority Seeking Bids to Demolish Campbell’s Field

Campbell’s Field, former home of the Camden Riversharks (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) is expected to face the wrecking ball after 17 years.  The 6,700-seat park cost $35 million to build.  Camden County Improvement Authority is looking for bids on the demolition.  Read more here.

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