Representatives from a firm studying whether it’s feasible for professional baseball to return to Macon (GA) toured potential sites for building a new ballpark. Read more and view photo gallery here.
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By a narrow 5-4 vote, the Macon-Bibb County Commission on Tuesday approved spending $50,000 for a feasibility study to determine if the city can support a new ballpark and a minor league baseball team. Washington, D.C.-based Brailsford & Dunlavey will complete a market analysis and economic feasibility study, which will take about 10 weeks to complete. Read more here. Watch news report here.
Macon-Bibb County (GA) Mayor Robert Reichert would not be ready to close the door on minor league baseball even if a feasibility study fails to garner enough votes Tuesday. Read more here.
The possibility of an indy pro Frontier League franchise coming to Parkersburg (WV) has a lot of support, according to a draft report from the consulting company hired to look at its feasibility. Read more here.
Parkersburg (WV) Mayor Bob Newell reiterated his desire to explore the idea of building a new baseball stadium for an indy pro Frontier League franchise in his recent “State of the City” address. The Parkersburg City Council voted in December to spend $10,000 to assist with a proposed baseball feasibility study. The decision to pursue the study is awaiting action by the local development authority. Read more here.