Just a few weeks ago, the Potomac Nationals (Single-A, Carolina League) seemed destined to flee Prince William County (VA) — but the team might yet be able to craft a new stadium deal in the area and avoid the pitfalls of the old arrangement that fell apart in July. Read more here.
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Durham-based Prince Charles Holdings is spending $65 million in private investment in the area surrounding Fayetteville’s developing baseball stadium. The city’s baseball committee met Wednesday evening in closed session for more than an hour to discuss the second phase of agreements with the investment group. Read more and view rendering here.
Construction on Fayetteville’s $33 million minor league baseball stadium started symbolically Monday with about two dozen key stakeholders using gold-colored shovels to dig into land between the Prince Charles Hotel and the Amtrak station on Hay Street. Read more here.
The city and the Houston Astros will break ground on a $31 million baseball stadium on Aug. 21 at 11 a.m. That’s the same day as the total eclipse that will cross the Southeast between 2 and 3 p.m. Since the ceremony will take place earlier, there’s no worry about the event being called on account of darkness. Read more here.
The Potomac Nationals will be hosting “The Mighty Ducks 25th Anniversary Night” at Pfitzner Stadium on Saturday, July 22nd. Film actor Matt Doherty, A.K.A. Lester Averman from The Mighty Ducks movie franchise, will throw out the first pitch and sign autographs. Read more here.
Now that a ballpark deal for the Potomac Nationals (Single-A, Carolina League) in Prince William County (VA) is apparently dead, where will the team go? Owner Art Silber says he wants to keep the team in Northern Virginia. Loudoun County supervisor Ron Meyer reportedly said the team is more than welcome there. Spotsylvania County is a possibility. Arlington County is out, but Alexandria is a potential option. Read more here.
A proposed stadium deal that would have kept the Potomac Nationals (Single-A, Carolina League) in Prince William County (VA) has apparently fallen through, and Art Silber, the team’s owner, says he’ll start exploring other options. Read more here and view renderings here.