Livingston Parish (LA) near Baton Rouge has entered into an initial agreement to lease a proposed new 5,500-seat ballpark to Mandalay Baseball Properties LLC for 20-years for what is expected to be a Double-A Southern League club. The Huntsville (AL) Stars or Jackson (TN) Generals would appear to be the most likely relocation targets. The team would reportedly begin play in 2013. Read more here.
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Livingston (LA) Parish near Baton Rouge is reportedly in talks with the owner of an existing Double-A club about building a new $30 million ballpark and relocating the team. The Southern League’s attendance-challenged (#212) Huntsville (AL) Stars and (#181) Jackson (TN) Generals (formerly West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx) would seem to be the most likely targets. Read more here.
Pete Goldsby Field in Baton Rouge (LA) will be the site for a new four team summer collegiate league being launched by the Red Stick Amateur Baseball League organization. According to RSABL president and commissioner Locke Wheeler, teams in the RSABL Collegiate Summer League will play twice a week at Goldsby starting June 9 and ending in July. Continue reading