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City Considers Options for Lake Olmstead Stadium

A big question for Augusta’s (GA) Lake Olmstead area is what the future holds for the city-owned baseball stadium, now that the Augusta GreenJackets (Single-A, South Atlantic League) are relocating to a new ballpark in North Augusta (SC).  The city is considering its options.  Some Augusta commissioners say it would be a great outdoor concert venue.  Read more and watch news video here.

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GreenJackets Unveil New Uniforms

The Augusta GreenJackets (Single-A, South Atlantic League) have unveiled their new uniforms and Auggie, the team’s mascot, sporting Masters-inspired plaid.  Read more here.  View stadium construction progress here.

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The Augusta Baseball House that Heaton Built, GreenJackets Take Final Bow

As the Augusta GreenJackets (Single-A, South Atlantic League) take the field tonight for the final game of the season, it will conclude their almost 30-year stay at Lake Olmstead.  Next year a new stadium beckons in North Augusta.  Read more and view photo here.  Read about the final homestand here.

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GreenJackets’ New Stadium Sales Numbers Blowing Past Those for Lake Olmstead Stadium

The numbers tell the story of why there’s nothing but smiles inside the Augusta GreenJackets (Single-A, South Atlantic League) front office these days.  The sales team has been successfully selling next season to the community.  It’ll mark the inaugural season of the Ballpark at Riverside Village, the new riverfront stadium at Hammond’s Ferry in North Augusta (SC).  Read more here.  View GreenJackets2018.com here.

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GreenJackats Highlight Features of Coming New Ballpark

A long and grueling process for Augusta GreenJackets (Single-A, South Atlantic League) leadership is starting to bear fruit.  The latest example came Friday when GreenJackets president Jeff Eiseman made a presentation highlighting their future ballpark’s features.  Read more here.  Watch news report here.

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Groundbreaking Finally Set for New GreenJackets Ballpark

Groundbreaking for the new Augusta GreenJackets (Single-A, South Atlantic League) stadium in North Augusta’s (SC) newly named Riverside Village at Hammonds Ferry will take place at noon May 25.  Read more here.

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Final Green Light for Project Jackson

Augusta Green Jackets LogoNorth Augusta City Council gave final approval this week to the Project Jackson Master Development Agreement, the document that governs who will do what as it rises on the Savannah River’s South Carolina side.  Read more here.

Augusta Green Jackets North Augusta Ballpark Rendering

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GreenJackets to Host ‘World Series of Chili’ Cook-Off

Augusta Green Jackets LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Augusta GreenJackets, single-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, in conjunction with Camp Lakeside, are excited to announce the first annual “World Series of Chili” cook-off to be held at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Saturday, November 14th from 12-5 pm. Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Lake Olmstead Stadium (Augusta, GA)

Augusta Green Jackets LogoGraham Knight from BaseballPilgrimages.com recently visited Lake Olmstead Stadium, the home of the Augusta GreeenJackets (Single-A, South Atlantic League).  Read more and view photos here.

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SC Supreme Court to Hear Project Jackson Lawsuit

Augusta Green Jackets LogoThe South Carolina Supreme Court will hear the lawsuit stalling North Augusta’s Project Jackson development, which includes a new baseball stadium for the Single-A Augusta GreenJackets (South Atlantic League).  Read more here and here.

Augusta GreenJackets Project Jackson

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Judge Rules New GreenJackets Ballpark Project Can Move Forward

Augusta Green Jackets LogoCircuit Court Judge Ernest Kinard has ruled that the City of North Augusta (SC) can move forward with its plans for a $144 million riverfront development that includes a new baseball stadium for the Single-A Augusta GreenJackets (South Atlantic League)  Read more here.

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North Augusta Authorizes Legal Action to Fight Lawsuit Against Project Jackson

Augusta Green Jackets LogoThe North Augusta (SC) City Council on Monday unanimously approved a resolution to authorize legal action in response to a lawsuit filed last week against the city to stop Project Jackson, which includes a proposed ballpark for the Single-A Augusta GreenJackets (South Atlantic League).  Read more here.

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GreenJackets Name New GM

Augusta Green Jackets LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Augusta GreenJackets announce Tom Denlinger as their new General Manager. Denlinger was hired from the Richmond (VA) Flying Squirrels Baseball Club where he served as their Assistant General Manager. The Richmond team is the Double-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants and home to many former Augusta GreenJackets players as they travel through the Giants Continue reading

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GreenJackets Set to Name New GM, Homeowners Group Files Suit to Stop Project Jackson

Augusta Green Jackets LogoTom Denlinger is set to become the new general manager of the Single-A Augusta GreenJackets (South Atlantic League), replacing Bob Flannery, according to team owner and president Jeff Eiseman.  The GreenJackets will make a formal announcement of the hiring early next week.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, a homeowners association has filed suit to stop Project Jackson.  Read more here.

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