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Coveleski Stadium’s Synagogue Gift Shop

SouthBendSilverHawksLogoJust beyond the left-field fence at Coveleski Stadium, home to the Single-A South Bend Silver Hawks (Midwest League), a synagogue sat unused for years.  When Andrew Berlin, who is Jewish, purchased the Silver Hawks in 2011, he overlooked the dilapidated building and developed a vision for saving it.  Read more and view photo hereView street view hereView aerial with Silver Hawks logo on roof.

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Silver Hawks Announce Ballpark Naming Rights Agreement

SouthBendSilverHawksLogoPRESS RELEASE – The South Bend Silver Hawks Class A minor league baseball team announced today that it has reached an agreement with the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, owners of Four Winds Resorts, for naming rights to its field which will now be known as Four Winds Field. As part of the agreement, a permanent bronze memorial bearing the name and likeness of Stanley Coveleski Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Coveleski Stadium (South Bend, IN)

SouthBendSilverHawksLogoMLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Coveleski Stadium, home of the Single-A South Bend Silver Hawks (Midwest League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Silver Hawks Shopping Ballpark Naming Rights

SouthBendSilverHawksLogoThe Single-A South Bend Silver Hawks (Midwest League) are reportedly working to sell the naming rights to Coveleski Stadium.  Any funds raised are expected to be re-invested back into the facility.  Read more here.

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Silver Hawks Paint Visiting Team’s Locker Room Pink

SouthBendSilverHawksLogoThe Single-A South Bend Silver Hawks (Midwest League) are playing dirty…er…sweet.  They have painted the visiting team’s locker room at Coveleski Stadium a wonderful shade of pink and added flowers for a delightful ambiance.  The change was part of a $600,000 renovation of the facility during the off season.  Read more and view news report here.

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Silver Hawks Unveil Stadium Upgrades, Announce New President

Andrew Berlin, the new owner of the Single-A South Bend Silver Hawks, unveiled $3.75 million in renovations today that will be done to Coveleski Stadium in time for the 2012 season.  $2 million will come from the team, and the other $1.75 will be covered by the city.  Read more hereView renderings here. Continue reading

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Long-Term Lease Approved for S’Hawks, Upgrades Planned

The South Bend (IN) parks board has approved a 20-year ballpark lease with the new owner of the Single-A South Bend Silver Hawks (Midwest League), Chicago businessman Andrew Berlin.  Berlin has a few upgrades planned for Coveleski Stadium, including the addition of a playground and climbing wall.  There is also talk of adding a splash pad and miniature golf course.  The city is expected to spend Continue reading

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All About the Ballpark Transformations in Tacoma, Reading and South Bend

MLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a close look at the ballpark renovations underway at Cheney Stadium, home of the Triple-A Tacoma (WA) Rainiers, FirstEnergy Stadium, home of the Double-A Reading (PA) Phillies, and Coveleski Stadium, home of the Single-A South Bend (IN) Silver Hawks.  Read more here.

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Coveleski to Get Major Makeover

Coveleski Stadium, home of the South Bend (IN) Silver Hawks, is expected to get a $10 million makeover before the 2011 season.  $5 million will come from a federal Recovery Zone Economic Development bond, $2 million will come from tax increment financing (TIF), and $3 million will come frome previously collected income tax dollars that have been stockpiled by the city for major projects.  Read more here.

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