The plaza in front of the new minor league baseball stadium will be named for late Fayetteville (NC) Mayor Bill Hurley, who was an avid baseball fan and is credited with a downtown cleanup that led to the new stadium. Read more here.
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The new baseball stadium under construction for the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Single-A, Carolina League) was supposed to cost an estimated $33 million at the start — before the design. Now, it’s costing about $40 million to actually build the ballpark. Read more here.
Daktronics of Brookings (SD) has partnered with the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Single-A, Carolina League) to design, manufacture and install a new LED video board at their minor league ballpark in Fayetteville (NC). The installation took place late in the fall of 2018 to be ready for the 2019 baseball season. Read more here.
Fredericksburg Baseball kicked off sales of season tickets on December 1 with its “Founders Club” event held in historic Market Square. As of yesterday, the 1,000th seat reservation milestone was reached. Read more here.
Residents said they felt they were a part of history last week, as they used a silver metallic Sharpie to pen their names onto the last beam that will be installed in the new Fayetteville Woodpeckers baseball stadium. Read more here.
So, this is pretty incredible. You can add your name on the very last steel beam that will be added into the construction of our new downtown ballpark!
It’s at City Hall (433 Hay St) now until January 2nd.
(I’ll be stopping by to peck my mark on it a bit later) pic.twitter.com/1xYGhjg4vu
— Fayetteville Woodpeckers (@WoodpeckersNC) December 5, 2018
Following a banner 2018 season, during which the Dash led all High-A teams in attendance and topped the Carolina League in wins, the Winston-Salem franchise has been honored as the Class A recipient of the Bob Freitas Award, recognizing the top overall operation at each level of the Minor Leagues by Baseball America. Read more here.
The Fredericksburg (VA) City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the development and shared use agreement with Potomac Baseball, LLC for the planned $35 million, multipurpose stadium in Celebrate Virginia South, as well as several related amendments, agreements and ordinances. Read more here.