A deal to transfer ownership of Edinburg Stadium from the city to the University of Texas System for use by the UT-Pan American — and, starting in 2016, the UT-Rio Grande Valley — baseball team, is expected to be finalized next month. The city spent about $225,000 per year since 2000 to operate and maintain the 4,000-seat stadium. The ballpark is the former home of the indy pro Edinburg Roadrunners (United League). Under the new UT regime, don’t expect pro ball to return to the ballpark. Read more here.
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The Edinburg (TX) City Council on Tuesday rejected a new lease agreement with the indy pro Edinburg Roadrunners (United League Baseball), amid discussions with the University of Texas System about the future of Edinburg Baseball Stadium. The ULB’s McAllen Thunder also played at the ballpark. Read more here.
In a very belated but troubling story out of Fort Worth (TX) — On Sunday, May 26, 2013, the indy pro United League’s Fort Worth Cats faced the Edinburg Roadrunners at LaGrave Field for the fourth game of the young 2013 season. In the home dugout was embattled former MLB powerhitter Jose Canseco, who signed a short-term contract to play for the Cats. In the opposing Continue reading
We don’t typically talk about schedules, but the fact that the indy pro Edinburg Roadrunners are the first United League Baseball team out of the gate with a schedule with a mere month before the season begins is worthy of mention. According to the schedule, the ULB’s lineup will include the Forth Worth Cats, McAllen Thunder, Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings, San Angelo Colts, and repatriated Continue reading
The city of Edinburg (TX) in November put the lease to Edinburg Stadium up for bid, after the owner of the indy pro Edinburg Roadrunners (North American League/United League) were late in making lease payments. In the end, the city decided to stick with the Roadrunners over Ventura Sports Group, the owner of the indy pro Laredo Lemurs (American Association). Read more here.
The city of Edinburg (TX) has apparently grown tired of the late payments by the owners of the indy pro Edinburg Roadrunners (North American League/United League) for using Edinburg Baseball Stadium. While the Roadrunners have not been given the boot, the city is now trolling to see if there might be others out there interested in leasing the ballpark. Read more here.
Long-time minor league field manager “Singing Ed” Nottle, 73, has resigned from his most recent gig with the indy pro Edinburg Roadrunners (North American League) over health issues. Interestingly, a screenplay called “The 26th Man — the Life Story of Singing Ed Nottle” has been written by Hollywood screenwriter Eugene Corr. We don’t know how much truth there is to this, Continue reading
We don’t typically report on field managers, players, or the play on the baseball field, but we felt it noteworthy that Steve Maddock, who recently shut down the upstart Southwestern States League founded and fumbled by Nate Snyder, has been named the new field manager for the United League’s/North American League’s Edinburg (TX) Roadrunners. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Edinburg Roadrunners of United League Baseball announced today that Jose Canseco will be at Edinburg Baseball Stadium Friday August 20 through Sunday August 22 for the final three games of the series with the Laredo Broncos. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Edinburg Roadrunners of United League Baseball are proud to announce today the 2010 RGV Harley Davidson Diamond Dolls that have been selected for the upcoming season. Continue reading