It started as an April Fools joke when the St. Paul Saints announced they would play the 2017 season using 50 different names for their 50 home games. In a social media world where trolling is an art form, the Saints painted a Picasso. Continue reading
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The start-up Cleburne Railroaders (American Association, Independent Professional) have released aerial photos of their new ballpark currently under construction. View photo gallery here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Cleburne Railroaders baseball organization took another step in its return to the diamond by officially joining the American Association of Independent Baseball on Thursday at the league owners’ meetings. Continue reading
As construction continues on The Depot, future home of the Cleburne Railroaders minor league baseball team with completion scheduled for spring, team President Robbie Fenyes traveled to St. Paul (MN) to talk turkey with the American Association about membership during the league’s All-Star Game. Read more here.
The Cleburne (TX) City Council this week hired Hunt Construction to build a new minor league ballpark called The Depot near the Chisholm Trail Parkway’s entrance into town. Private developers also plan to build Cleburne Station, a dining and retail complex adjacent to the facility. Voters approved the $25 million project in November. Read more here. Read background here. Read about the logo contest here.
Cleburne (TX) city officials announced plans last week for a $100 million retail and entertainment center at the southeast corner of U.S. 67 and Chisholm Trail Parkway, promising not only new shopping and dining options but also the return of minor-league baseball after more than a century. Read more here. Read background story here. Read press release here. Go to CleburneStation.com here.
As summer drags on without Fort Worth Cats (Indy Pro, United League) action, civic leaders and baseball fans are scrambling to bring back minor league baseball to LaGrave Field — or risk losing it for good. Read more here. Thanks to Jim Smith for LaGrave link.