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Fayetteville’s Ballpark Plaza Gets a Name

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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Cost of Fayetteville Ballpark Up $7 Million

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.

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Daktronics Provides Videoboard for Woodpeckers New Ballpark

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.

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Fredericksburg Baseball Reaches 1,000-Seat Reservation Milestone

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.

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Ballpark Beam Signing in Fayetteville

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.

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Dash Named Freitas Award Winner by Baseball America

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.

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Fredericksburg Approves Ballpark Plan

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.

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