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Fresno Grizzlies’ $3.4 Million in Capital Improvements Lead to Opening Day

PRESS RELEASE – The $3.4 million dollars in capital improvements pledged to Chukchansi Park by the Fresno Sports & Events LLC ownership group, now in their second season operating the Fresno Grizzlies, are taking shape in advance of Opening Day 2019 (Thursday, April 4, 7:05 p.m. first pitch).

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Fresno Grizzlies Going Solar

About six weeks ago, the Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) released a request for proposals for solar installations.  A total of 46 companies explored the possibility of submitting a bid, and the team expects to have between 12 and 24 complete proposal packages by Wednesday’s deadline.  Read more here.

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Construction of Left Field Social Space at Chukchansi Park Planned for Late May

PRESS RELEASE – Fresno Sports and Events, the ownership group of the Fresno Grizzlies effective February 2018, are following through on their promise to make major capital improvements to Chukchansi Park. As was confirmed in the group’s introductory press conference, construction on a new hospitality area in the left field portion of the stadium will begin the final week of May.

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New Concessionaire for Chukchansi Park

Fresno Grizzlies LogoA five-year deal for a new concessionaire to take over food and beverage services at Chukchansi Park, home of the Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), was approved Thursday morning by the Fresno (CA) City Council.  Read more here.

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Chukchansi Park: Fresno’s Best Kept Secret

Fresno Grizzlies LogoOne of the most versatile stadiums in sports, Chukchansi Park in Fresno (CA), is one of only a few facilities that regularly host an array of professional baseball, football and soccer events. Most impressive is that all events are held on the same professional-grade playing field. Continue reading

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Naming Rights Check Ceremony Overshadows Underlying Financial Challenges for Team, Tribe and City

Fresno Grizzlies LogoChris Cummings, president of the Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies (Pacific Coast League), and Nancy Ayala, council chairwoman of the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians, held a ceremonial check Friday signifying the tribe’s full payment of this year’s naming-rights fee for Chukchansi Park, but there is more to the story.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Chukchansi Park (Fresno, CA)

Fresno Grizzlies LogoMLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Chukchansi Park, home of the Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies (Pacific Coast League). Read more and view photos in a two-part series here and here.

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Ballparks in Film

movBaseball America Editor in Chief Will Lingo takes a look at the role ballparks have played in movies released in 2013.  There are some good cameos here, including Chukchansi Park used in the comedy Parental Guidance starring Billy Crystal as the voice of the Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies (Pacific Coast League) and several great vintage ballparks featured in the Jackie Robinson movie 42Read more here.

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Fall Wine Cornucopia Returns to Chukchansi Park

PRESS RELEASE – The Fresno Grizzlies, Triple-A affiliate of the 2010 World Champion San Francisco Giants, are pleased to announce that the annual Fall Wine Cornucopia will return to Chukchansi Park for the seventh time on Saturday, October 22nd from 2:00pm-6:00pm. This year, the San Joaquin Valley Wine Growers Association will donate $1 to the Grizzlies Community Fund’s “Wild Continue reading

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Northern California Ballpark Food Tour Continues

Paul O’Brien from CSNBayArea.com made Chukchansi Park, home of the Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies (Pacific Coast League), the third stop in his Tour de Ball Park Eats (tasting and reviewing the food offerings at six professional baseball stadiums in northern California). The first two stadiums O’Brien visited were Memorial Stadium, home of the Single-A San Jose Giants (California League), and Raley Field, home of Continue reading

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