Construction on the new baseball stadium in Hartford (CT) for the Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League) is moving at a fast pace, but cost overruns are forcing modifications, including ditching the planned roof over the right-field grandstand. Read more and watch news report here.
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Old wooden seats that were salvaged before the demolition of historic Tinker Field in Orlando were sold last week for $100 for a pair and $200 for a set of four. We’re not sure if there are any remaining or not, but check with the city if you are interested. Read more here and here. Read background story here.
The Community Maritime Park Associates in Pensacola (FL) gave unanimous approval Wednesday to “Blue Wahoos Stadium” as the name for the bayfront stadium. The Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Double-A, Southern League) will pay $112,00 a year for the naming rights, which is half of the amount the team and city would split if another party purchased the right. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Today the Jacksonville Suns announced Harold Craw as its new general manager. Craw recently completed his 14th season in professional sports as the assistant general manager of the Chattanooga Lookouts. Today also marks the completion of the franchise’s sale between new owner Ken Babby and long-time owner Peter Bragan, Jr. Continue reading
San Antonio (TX) Mayor Ivy Taylor just returned from Charlotte (NC) and now has a new downtown ballpark vision for the San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League). The Missions have called the Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium home since 1994. Read more and watch news report here. Read another story here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Thunder, Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, announced in a press conference today that Jeff Hurley will take over as the team’s General Manager and Chief Operating Officer beginning on September 8, 2015. Continue reading
Six months into the building of a minor league baseball stadium north of downtown for the Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League), the developer already is reining in mushrooming costs to keep within the project’s $56 million budget as it races to meet a spring construction deadline. Read more here.