The $1.8 billion revenue generation package unveiled last week by Democrats in the General Assembly’s Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee includes state-issued bonds to help finance Hartford’s minor league baseball stadium. Read more here.
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Federal District Court Judge David Hurd issued a ruling Thursday, telling the owners of the Binghamton Mets (Double-A, Eastern League) that there is sufficient cause to allow Main Street Baseball, which claims it has a contract to purchase the club, to proceed with the breach of contract suit. However, the judge rejected a request by Main Street to stop team owners from negotiating Continue reading
Legislators argued Monday over whether the state should send the 10 percent admissions tax on minor league baseball tickets back to Hartford (CT) to provide financial help for building a new stadium for the coming Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League). Read more here.
The land surrounding Arvest Ballpark, home of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals (Double-A, Texas League), has remained mostly undeveloped since the opening of the stadium in 2008, but Springdale (AR) Mayor Doug Sprouse says this will soon change. Read more here.
Since early March, when the New Britain Rock Cats (Double-A, Eastern League) informed New Britain they’re ending their lease of the city’s stadium after this year, Mayor Erin Stewart has been fielding calls from interested potential tenants. She’s already spoken with top indy pro Atlantic League officials and both sides want to see whether a New Britain team could work. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals and Arvest Bank have reached an agreement to extend the bank’s naming rights to the Springdale-based Arvest Ballpark through 2027. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Beginning with the 2015 season, the Reading Fightin Phils have announced that Feesers, Inc. Distributors will be the team’s food service supplier at FirstEnergy Stadium. As part of the multi-year partnership between the two organizations, Feesers, Inc. will also hold signage and be the presenting sponsor for two games this season among other elements of the deal. Continue reading