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Segra Stadium to Host Inaugural Armed Forces Invitational

The Inaugural Armed Forces Invitational will be played at Segra Stadium, home of the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Single-A, Carolina League), in downtown Fayetteville (NC) starting February 28 until March 1.  The teams competing in the three-day tournament will be the Army Black Nights, Air Force Falcons, and Campbell Fighting Camels.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Segra Stadium (Fayetteville, NC)

Joe Mock of  BaseballParks.com was in Fayetteville (NC) recently to tour Segra Stadium, the new $40.2-million ballpark for the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Single-A, Carolina League).  Mock’s in-depth review checks in at 6,900 words and over 35 photographs covering everything from the ballpark design to fan amenities and concessions.  Read review and view photos here.

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Woodpeckers Open New Ballpark in Front of 6,202

The Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Single-A, Carolina League) opened the new $40-million Segra Stadium in front of 6,202 fans. Read more here. View photo gallery here.

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Fans Get First Look at New Fayetteville Ballpark

More than 2,500 people walked into Segra Stadium Saturday as part of a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new $40.2 million ballpark, which will be home to the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Single-A, Carolina League).   Read more here.

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Woodpeckers Begin Moving In

It may be hard to tell by looking at it from the street, but Fayetteville’s (NC) new baseball stadium downtown is complete to the point that the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Single-A, Carolina League) began moving into its part of the building last week.  Read more here.

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Woodpeckers Prep for Inaugural Home Opener

Thirty days out from the public’s first chance to tour Fayetteville’s (NC) new baseball stadium, and 35 days from its first Minor League Baseball game, city officials say the project remains on track to be finished on time next month.  Read more here.  View construction photo gallery here.  View aerial photo here.

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Fayetteville’s Ballpark Plaza Gets a Name

The plaza in front of the new minor league baseball stadium will be named for late Fayetteville (NC) Mayor Bill Hurley, who was an avid baseball fan and is credited with a downtown cleanup that led to the new stadium.  Read more here.

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Cost of Fayetteville Ballpark Up $7 Million

The new baseball stadium under construction for the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Single-A, Carolina League) was supposed to cost an estimated $33 million at the start — before the design.  Now, it’s costing about $40 million to actually build the ballpark.  Read more here.

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Daktronics Provides Videoboard for Woodpeckers New Ballpark

Daktronics of Brookings (SD) has partnered with the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Single-A, Carolina League) to design, manufacture and install a new LED video board at their minor league ballpark in Fayetteville (NC).  The installation took place late in the fall of 2018 to be ready for the 2019 baseball season.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Beam Signing in Fayetteville

Residents said they felt they were a part of history last week, as they used a silver metallic Sharpie to pen their names onto the last beam that will be installed in the new Fayetteville Woodpeckers baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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It’s the ‘Fayetteville Woodpeckers’

The new minor league baseball team in Fayetteville (NC) will officially be known as the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Single-A, Carolina League).  The new team name was announced Sunday, after more than 1,000 people voted on the name.  The Woodpeckers will play in their newly built $37.8 million stadium in 2019.  Read more and watch news report here.  Watch video here.  Buy merchandise here.

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