Tag Archives: Double-A

City Skeptical of Yard Goats Yard Completion Date

Hartford Yard Goats LogoHartford (CT) city officials on Tuesday expressed doubt that developers can meet a May 17 deadline for “substantial completion” of the $63 million minor league baseball stadium for the Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League).  Read more and watch news report here

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‘A League of Their Own ‘ Reunion at Arvest Park

Northwest Arkansas Naturals LogoSix former castmates will join actress Geena Davis for the second annual A League of Their Own reunion ballgame May 8 at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Squirrels, City, and VCU Targeting New Location for Stadium

Richmond Flying SquirrelsThe Richmond Flying Squirrels (Double-A, Eastern League) and Mayor Dwight C. Jones are back on speaking terms and, according to a joint statement Tuesday, working together to identify a new location for a baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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No New Stadium On Deck in Huntsville

Huntsville Stars LogoA minor league baseball pitch hasn’t been thrown from the mound at Joe Davis Stadium in more than two years, and it doesn’t look like that is going to change any time soon.  Read more and view news report here.

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Dittrich Ponders Double-A Ball’s Return to Amarillo

Texas League LogoThe Amarillo Globe-News interviewed long-time baseball executive John Dittrich about his time as owner and general manager of the Amarillo Gold Sox (Double-A, Texas League) back in the late 1970s/early 1980s and his thoughts about Double-A ball possibly returning to the city with a new stadium on deck.  Read more here.

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Sod Goes Down at Dunkin’ Donuts Park

Hartford Yard Goats LogoYou can talk all you want about electrical wiring, plumbing and steel framing at Dunkin’ Donuts Park, but once the sod starts going on the field — as it did Monday — the new stadium really starts looking like a ballpark.  Read more and watch video here.

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If They Built It, Triple-A Sky Sox to San Antonio

San Antonio MissionsColorado Springs Sky Sox LogoSan Antonio (TX) Mayor Ivy Taylor announced Thursday that Triple-A baseball will come to San Antonio in 2019 if a new ballpark is built Downtown.  Taylor made the announcement with David Elmore of Elmore Sports Group, which owns the San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League) and Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more here.

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