PRESS RELEASE – At a press conference on Wednesday, the Biloxi Shuckers revealed the official logo for the 2019 Southern League All-Star Game. The Shuckers will host the Southern League’s annual All-Star Festivities on June 17 and 18 at MGM Park.
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The honeymoon is apparently over after two seasons of minor league baseball, with the city filing a lawsuit today in Chancery Court against Biloxi Baseball and Overtime Sports Management, owners of the Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League). Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Biloxi Shuckers, Double-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, are pleased to announce new additions to the organization’s full-time front office staff. Continue reading
The Biloxi City Council approved what should be the final payment related to the construction of MGM Park, home of the Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League). Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – On Monday, The Worldwide Leader In Sports, ESPN, released a new groundbreaking digital documentary on the Biloxi Shuckers epic road trip and journey to MGM Park. The piece takes sports fans around the world “on the road” with the Shuckers, as the club claimed a first half championship in the Southern League and won its Inaugural Game at MGM Park on June 6. The feature can be found Continue reading
MLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited MGM Park, home of the Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League). Read more and view photos here.
The Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League) won’t be moving into MGM Park as expected on June 6 due to construction delays. Instead, the team will remain on the road until the City of Biloxi and its partner, Yates Construction, can finish the job. Both the club and city are hopeful the ballpark can open by Aug. 4 or sooner. Read more and view photo here.
Work crews have started putting seats in the bowl of the Biloxi Shuckers’ (Double-A, Southern League) stadium along with drainage in the outfield and are laying out the bases. Next will be the soil, and officials are hoping grass can go down in about 30 days. Read more here. In other news, the Shuckers have selected Ovations Food Services as the team’s concessionaire. Read more here.
The Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League) and Overtime Sports will kick in at least $925,000 in upgrades to the minor league baseball stadium to hurry its construction. In exchange, the city will forego the $2 surcharge on ticket sales in 2015 and 2016 for the first 231,250 tickets sold. Read more and view photos here.
The City of Biloxi (MS) has one week to decide where the Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League) will open the 2015 baseball season. If city leaders want the first home game to be played at MGM Park, and avoid a penalty of $10,000 for each game the Shuckers are forced to play elsewhere, it will cost another $1 million. Read more here.
As everyone expected, the final departure of minor league baseball from Huntsville (AL) has been delayed, as the Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League), formerly the Huntsville Stars, will play at least 15 home games at Joe W. Davis Stadium this summer, as work on the new MGM Park in Biloxi (MS) continues. Read more here.
The city of Biloxi (MS) has hired Cliff Kirkland to plan non-baseball events at the new MGM Park, the new ballpark under construction for the Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League). Under the terms of the contract with the Shuckers and the Beau Rivage, the city is allowed to hold 10 events in the stadium each year. Kirkland is currently director of the Main Street Association in Biloxi. Read more and watch news report here.
PRESS RELEASE – Chris Harris, the radio broadcast voice of the Generals since 2009 has accepted the position of Director of Media Relations and Broadcasting with the new Biloxi Shuckers (MIL) franchise of the Southern League. Harris was the Generals’ Manager of Media Relations and Broadcasting from 2009-14 and promoted to VP of Communications Continue reading
The Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League) will pay for two high-tech video boards at the new baseball stadium, and will pick up the price of beverage holders and more-comfortable seats. Read more here.
Now that the Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League) will be relocating to a new ballpark in Biloxi (MS) as the rebranded Biloxi Shuckers, demolition of 30-year-old Joe Davis Stadium, the current home of the Stars/Shuckers, could occur late in 2015. The site is the target location for an indoor athletic complex to serve as anchor for the north end of the ongoing John Hunt Park redevelopment. Continue reading
The first section of the seating bowl at MGM Park was set in place Monday, marking a major step in the construction of Biloxi’s downtown baseball stadium being built for the Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League). Read more and view photos here.
The new baseball stadiums under construction for the Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League) and Single-A West Virginia Black Bears (New York-Penn League) are looking good. Read more and watch news report about Biloxi’s park here. Read more and view news report about Morgantown’s park here.
The relocating Double-A Huntsville Star (Southern League) will be known as the Biloxi Shuckers when the team begins to play at MGM Park currently under construction in downtown Biloxi (MS). The team name, logos and uniforms were unveiled at an event Monday evening. Read more here.