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It’s the ‘Macon Bacon’

The new Coastal Plain League (Summer Collegiate) franchise in Macon (GA) will be known as the Macon Bacon.  The team’s name, logo and uniforms were unveiled today.  Watch reveal here.  See unis here.

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Luther Williams Field Renovations Detailed, Work Begins in October

Bibb County (GA) leaders took a tour of historic Luther Williams Field Thursday to see the new plans for their $2.5 million renovations.  The project will update 10 areas in the stadium, starting at the entrance. There will be more than 30 places to buy food, souvenirs, and more, and a 2,000-square-foot beer garden will offer local brews.  Read more and watch news report hereView renderings here.

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Gastonia Locks Down Ballpark Design Deal with Pendulum

As expected, the Gastonia (NC) City Council has voted to hire Pendulum Studio of Kansas City (MO) to the design the multi-purpose baseball stadium and events complex to be built just west of downtown.  Read more here.

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Gastonia Slated to Approve Pendulum as Ballpark Designer

Gastonia (NC) City Council members will vote on whether to approve a contract totaling $1.26 million for Pendulum Studio, a Kansas City (MO) design firm, to complete architectural and engineering work for a new ballpark.  Read more here.

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New Macon Team Unveils Ticket Packages, Ballpark to Received $2.5M in Upgrades

Officials representing the new Coastal Plain (Summer Collegiate) franchise setting up shop at Luther Williams Field in Macon (GA) have announced details about season ticket packages, which include all-you-can-eat food and drinks and in-your-seat wait service.  Luther Williams stadium is slated to receive as much as $2.5 million in upgrades in preparation for the new team.  Read more here.  As we previously posted, the possible nicknames for the team are Soul, Bacon, Hits, Heat, and Noise.

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Deadline Extended for Naming Macon’s New Team

The contest to choose a name for Macon’s new baseball team is going into extra innings.  A deadline of Monday, July 31, was set, but the team has given fans an extra 48 hours to chime in.  The five finalists include: Macon Soul, Macon Bacon, Macon Hits, Macon Heat, and Macon Noise.  Read more here.  View contest here.

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Fun First Drives Bananas’ Success, More Promotions and Entertainment Planned for Year Two

Jesse Cole likes to do things his way, but a trio of legendary promoters overlooking his desk inside Grayson Stadium might have had issue with the perceived originality.  His vision has been extracted from Walt Disney, Bill Veeck and P.T. Barnum, whose posters line his office wall.  Read more here.

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