It’s a long and tedious process turning a baseball diamond into a soccer field. It’s a process that the grounds crew for the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League and Ignite soccer team haven’t done often. Friday night’s installment was only their second go-around, and it’s been a learning experience. Read more and watch news report here.
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45 minutes into the game, the Lansing Ignite Football Club (USL League One) brought 3,369 fans to their feet by scoring the team’s first home goal inside Cooley Law School Stadium on Saturday night. The affair was a historic one — the first professional soccer match to be played in Michigan since the Detroit Express in the North American Soccer League back in 1980. Read more here. View photo gallery here.
— Graham Couch (@Graham_Couch) April 13, 2019
The Lansing (MI) City Council unanimously approved a deal this week to bring professional soccer to Lansing’s downtown baseball stadium beginning this spring. The team will be called the Lansing Ignite and owned by the owner of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League). The team will play in the United Soccer League Division 3, an offshoot of the longstanding USL and a league loosely affiliated with Major League Soccer. Read more here.
Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League), will play host to its first rugby game between Michigan State University and the University of Michigan’s club teams at 7 p.m. on Oct. 19. Read more here.
The field at Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League), has been transformed into a unique 18-hole mini golf course ahead of renovations to the field. Read more here.
A real estate developer is in the process of making minor league baseball the backyard of high-end lofts in Lansing’s Stadium District with field views of Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League). The Outfield Lofts offer all the bells and whistles, including balconies out to the ballpark. Read more and view photo gallery here.
Construction has started on an $11-million, 84-unit, four-story apartment building in the outfield of Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League). Read more and view renderings here.
As the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League) prepare to host Michigan State University’s baseball team tonight in the annual Crosstown Showdown — and kick off its regular Midwest League season Friday against Lake County — its hometown park is getting ready for a debut of its own: The first wave of a roughly $13.5 million renovation project is nearly complete. Read more and view photos here.
Tickets went on sale Friday for the 2nd Annual “Beerfest at the Ballpark” festival taking place at Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Single-A Lansing Lugnuts, on April 25. This year’s event features 100-plus craft beers and ciders from 45 Michigan breweries and five cideries. Read more here. View festival website here.
Through the Michigan Strategic Fund, an arm of the Michigan Economic Development Corp., the state is going to contribute $2.5 million to help private developer Pat Gillespie build an $11 million, four-story apartment building overlooking the outfield of Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Single-A Lansing Lugnuts (Midwest League). Read more here.
Renovations to Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Single-A Lansing Lugnuts (Midwest League), will cost up to $3 million more than budgeted. According to the Lansing (MI) mayor’s office, new locker rooms, scoreboards, concessions areas and other upgrades will have to rely on more private funding and more bonding dollars. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – On Monday night, the Lansing City Council officially approved a plan for Cooley Law School Stadium to receive a fully-modernizing $10.5 million renovation as part of a larger project to incorporate a private mixed-use development into the ballpark outfield. Continue reading
Nearing its 20th year in Mid-Michigan, Cooley Law School Stadium could receive a comprehensive renovation to upgrade and modernize the ballpark. The stadium renovations are part of a larger project to incorporate a private mixed-use development into the ballpark outfield, including living space. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Lansing Lugnuts, in conjunction with I’m A Beer Hound, officially announce the inaugural Beerfest at the Ballpark at Cooley Law School Stadium on Saturday, April 5th. Festival hours are scheduled from 1pm-6pm with a special VIP entry starting at noon. Continue reading