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Governor’s Veto Could Impact Beloit’s Effort for Ballpark State Aid

A fund that could have allowed for tax dollars to be spent on building projects across the state, including a new downtown stadium for the Beloit Snappers (Single-A, Midwest League), has been partially vetoed by Governor Tony EversRead more here.

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Snappers Excited for Another Season, But Ongoing Ballpark Woes Put Team in Jeopardy

The Beloit Snappers (Single-A, Midwest League) are fired up to begin the new season with a new skipper at the helm.  Read more here.  But underlying the excitement for the new season is the uncertain future for the club playing in one of the most outdated ballparks in the minors.  Time has not run out on the Snappers’ bid to build a new home, but it’s getting close, however.  Very close.  Read more here.

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A Ballpark Case Study for Beloit

Between the final out of the 2017 season to the first pitch of 2018, the Beloit Snappers (Single-A, Midwest League) will secure their eyes on a long-term future in Beloit (WI).  Watch video here.

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President of Minor League Baseball Visits Beloit, Talks New Ballpark

PRESS RELEASE – Pat O’Conner, President of Minor League Baseball, visited Beloit on Tuesday to meet with prominent members of the community. He described his visit as “enlightening and positive” to acknowledge the need for a new stadium as a long-term solution to keep affiliated professional baseball in Beloit. Continue reading

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Flolid Returns as Beloit’s GM

Beloit Snappers LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Beloit Snappers are pleased to announce the return of Seth Flolid as General Manager, effective immediately. Continue reading

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Snappers Name Flolid GM

Beloit Snappers LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Beloit Snappers have announced that Seth Flolid will be taking over as General Manager. Flolid becomes the club’s 13th General Manager since the team’s inception in 1982. Continue reading

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Former Board Prez Offers to Buy Snappers

Beloit Snappers LogoA group called Throwing Cheese Baseball led by Brian Christianson, former board president of the Single-A Beloit Snappers (Midwest League), is offering to buy the club and keep the team in Beloit (WI).  In a three-page memo, the group makes the case for a private buyout of the franchise.  Read more here.

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