Nueces County (TX) has filed suit against the former Coastal Bend Thunder (now McAllen Thunder) from the United League (now North American League) for more than $142,000 in unpaid rent, utilities, and stadium cleanup and repair costs associated with the team’s lease of Fairgrounds Field. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
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We posted this story about the future of Fairgrounds Field in Robstown outside of Corpus Christi (TX), but a subscription requirement prevented readers from viewing the actual article from The Neuces County Record Star. We have been given permission to reprint the full article below: Continue reading
Matt Cardenjas from The Nueces County Star Record takes a look at the past and future of Fairgrounds Field in Robstown (TX), the former home for the indy pro Coastal Bend Aviators, Corpus Christi Beach Dawgs, and Coastal Bend Thunder. Read more here (subscription required). The real meat of the story is that the Texas Collegiate League has been patiently lying in wait for the perfect Continue reading
No big suprise here, but today the Nueces County Commissioners formally terminated the county’s lease with the United League’s Coastal Bend (Robstown, TX) Thunder. The Thunder owed more than $28,000 in back rent for using Fairgrounds Field. Read more here. Thanks to Eddie Utley for the link.
Winnipeg Free Press writer Paul Wiecek takes a look at the Winnipeg Goldeyes, its new league, the American Association, the collapsing of the Northern League, and the obvious challenges facing the viability of the proposed new North American League. Read more here.
The United League’s Coastal Bend Thunder have been locked out of Fairgrounds Field in Robstown (TX). The Nueces County Commissioners took action against the Thunder on Wednesday, because the team and the league had failed to respond to repeated attempts to recover $24,000 in unpaid rent. The team has until Jan. 15 to pay up, or the commissioners will seek a new tenant. The club was Continue reading
Doing poorly at the gate at Fairgrounds Field in Robstown (TX) outside of Corpus Christi, the Coastal Bend Thunder have decided to play a four games series in Abilene starting today. Read more here. Greg Jaklewicz from the Abilene Reporter-News discusses Abilene’s recent pro baseball past and the potential for a new United League Baseball franchise in town. Read more here.