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No New Ballpark for Waukesha

Mindiola Park won’t serve as the home for a new summer collegiate baseball stadium and soccer complex.  Waukesha (WI) city officials acknowledged that a plan to use $12.8 million in public financing through future property tax dollars (TIF) to fund a multi-sport complex at the Hoover Avenue park simply does not have the support it needs to make it a reality.  Read more here.

 

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It’s the ‘Green Bay Booyah’

PRESS RELEASE – What do you get when you combine local food, family pride, plenty of folklore, and rich, Northeastern Wisconsin tradition? Booyah! It’s official; the Northwoods League team that will begin play at Capital Credit Union Park in 2019 will be called the Green Bay Booyah!

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Closing In on Waukesha Ballpark Deal

A season-long series of negotiations may yet result in a $12 million baseball stadium and soccer complex at Mindiola Park.  On Aug. 28, Waukesha’s (WI) finance committee voted 5-0 to recommend the common council approve the plan.  Read more here.

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Kingfish Announce Front Office Transition

PRESS RELEASE – The Kenosha Kingfish and Big Top Baseball have announced that Doug Gole will replace Scott Preimesberger as General Manager of the Kenosha Kingfish on September 15, 2018. Preimesberger recently accepted a management role with the parent company of the Kingfish, Big Top Baseball, in Madison to oversee the inside sales departments for both the Madison Mallards and Madison Pro Soccer.

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Big Top Baseball Rounding Third in Waukesha

After looking like it struck out on a deal earlier this year, Waukesha (WI) is rounding third in its quest to bring Northwoods League (Summer Collegiate) baseball to the city.  Read more here.

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A Grander Plan for Waukesha’s Mindiola Park

For now, Waukesha (WI) is still negotiating a contract with Big Top Baseball to build a 2,500-seat baseball stadium that would double as a soccer facility, but the long-term vision for Mindiola Park has gotten grander.  Read more here.

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Ashwaubenon Approves Ballpark Deal

The Ashwaubenon Village (WI) Board on Tuesday night approved a 20-year lease with Big Top Baseball for a new $10-million stadium for the Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northoods League).  The deal calls for Big Top to provide an up-front investment of $500,000 and an annual lease payment of $205,000 through 2023 with a 1 percent increase each year thereafter through 2038.  Construction could begin in August.  Kansas City-based Pendulum will be handling the design duties.  Read more here.

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