Tag Archives: Double-A

Amarillo Hears Ballpark Update

Populous senior architect Mike Sabatini led the first of three community meetings to hear feedback on the future downtown Amarillo (TX) ballpark on Tuesday.  Read more here.

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Travel Channel Coming to Canal Park

Akron’s ballpark menu has already gained national attention, and that will continue on Monday, Aug. 21 when Travel Channel’s Food Paradise show comes to Canal Park.  Read more here.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Park Named 2017 ‘Ballpark of the Year’

Joe Mock BaseballParksDunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford (CT), the long-awaited new home of the Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League), is the winner of BaseballParks.com’s award for the 2017 Ballpark of the Year.  Read press release here.  Read full ballpark review here.

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Wolff Stadium a Long-Term Solution for Missions?

When the San Antonio Missions start playing Triple-A baseball in 2019, it’s still unclear if Wolff Stadium will be the team’s long-term home.  Bexar County Commissioner Kevin Wolff thinks adding just 1,000 seats would meet the requirements for Triple-A ball.  The owners of the Missions don’t believe the ballpark is their stadium of the future.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Baysox Will Again Host ‘David Bowie Tribute Night’

For the second straight year, the Bowie Baysox will change their name to the Bowie Baysox (Double-A, Eastern League) to honor legendary rockstar David Bowie for one night only.  This year’s David Bowie Tribute Event and 70th Birthday Celebration will be held on Friday, July 28 when the club hosts the Akron RubberDucks at 7:05 p.m.  Read more here.

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Wichita Mayor: New Ballpark About Quality of Life, MiLB Affiliated Club Guaranteed

Wichita (KS) is getting a new baseball stadium to replace Lawrence-Dumont, despite the announced move of the San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League) franchise to Amarillo (TX).  According to Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell, quality of life is the driving force, and a baseball franchise affiliated with major league baseball is guaranteed, as part of the contract to develop the new ballpark.  Read more here.

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Scouting Triple-A Ballpark Sites in San Antonio

Land near the Government Hill neighborhood across from the Pearl and an area next to the San Antonio Museum of Art are potential new locations under consideration for the city’s first triple-A baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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