Tag Archives: Double-A

Mayor: We’ll Do What We Can to Persuade Owners to Keep BayBears in Town

Mobile (AL) Mayor Sandy Stimpson said Tuesday that he doesn’t consider it a done deal that the Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League) baseball team will relocated to Huntsville (AL) after the 2018 season.  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the link.

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Western Builders/Hunt Construction to Build New Amarillo Ballpark

Western Builders of Amarillo (TX) will work with national contractor Hunt Construction Group to build the new $45.54 million ballpark in downtown Amarillo that will host a Double-A team starting in spring 2019.  Read more here.

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Hartford Drops Centerplan and DoNo as Ballpark Area Developers

The city of Hartford (CT) says it has filed a counterclaim against the one-time developers of the city’s minor league baseball stadium and ended an agreement with them to develop the surrounding area.  Read more here.

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Amarillo, Elmore Sports Group Agree to New Ballpark Lease Terms

After weeks of negotiations, the City of Amarillo and the Elmore Sports Group have agreed upon a 30-year lease for the new Double A minor league baseball team to begin play in a new $45.5 million downtown stadium in 2019.  Read more here.

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Madison (AL) Takes Next Ballpark Step

The City of Madison (AL) near Huntsville took the next step Monday night towards paving the way for a minor league baseball team to relocate to the Tennessee Valley.  In a unanimous vote, the Madison City Council approved two resolutions that would set public hearings for a new zoning category, called “Urban Center District.”  Read more and watch news report here.

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Madison (AL) Paving the Way for New Southern League Ballpark?

There may be movement on the prospect of Madison (AL) near Huntsville becoming the home of a minor league baseball team.  It looks like the city is making way for a multi-use stadium.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Could Anchor New Chattanooga Development

An early blueprint of the South Broad District’s future unveiled Thursday includes a multi-use minor league baseball park anchoring an array of housing and new retail and green space.  Read more here.

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