One way or another, it looks like the Atlanta Braves are going to be playing in a park that will not be named SunTrust. The $66 billion acquisition of SunTrust by BB&T Corp. means the two huge banks will be merged into one company under a new name, which has yet to be decided. Read more here.
Tag Archives: Ballpark Naming Rights
Miller Park signage will disappear from Milwaukee’s baseball stadium after 2020, when Madison (WI)-based American Family Insurance takes over naming rights from MillerCoors. The deal was announced Tuesday. Read more here and here. Not all fans are happy, as 30,000 sign petition opposing any name change. Read more here.
The Brewers and @amfam have announced a long-term agreement which includes the naming rights for Miller Park beginning in 2021 and continuing for 15 years. The future name and branding elements for the stadium will be announced at a later date.
— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) January 22, 2019
The Amarillo Sod Poodles(Double-A, Texas League) today announced that they have entered into a ballpark naming-rights partnership, renaming the home of the Sod Poodles “Hodgetown”. Read more here.
🚨Breaking🚨There are a lot of people who helped bring affiliated baseball back to the Texas Panhandle. A big thank you to Jerry Hodge for spearheading this dream come true.
Hodgetown: Home of your Amarillo Sod Poodles
Full story: https://t.co/C06YQqfSTJ pic.twitter.com/InNYClzk0X
— Amarillo Sod Poodles (@sodpoodles) January 17, 2019
Dallas (TX)-based Comerica Bank said Friday it will exercise an option to extend its Comerica Park naming rights deal an additional five years, taking it through 2034. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Jackson Generals have created an RFP (Request for Proposal) for the most unique opportunity of Stadium Naming Rights. The Generals play in a 6,000-seat stadium, currently known as The Ballpark at Jackson, that was built in 1998 and is located directly on Interstate 40 in Jackson, TN. Continue reading
The Texas Rangers’ new $1 billion retractable roof ballpark won’t be ready until 2020, but the team is ready to give it a name. The team has scheduled a press conference for 11 a.m. Thursday to give out details about the naming rights for the new ballpark. Read more here.
After nearly 15 years as the naming rights sponsor of the city-owned ballpark, Dr Pepper is stepping back. The Plano (TX)-based company’s contract expires at the end of September, meaning a new corporate team will get to put its moniker on the home of the Frisco RoughRiders (Double-A, Texas League). Read more here.