PRESS RELEASE – The Fort Wayne TinCaps unveiled the uniforms for their Manzanas Luchadoras identity on Thursday. The team will be taking the field as the Manzanas Luchadoras (“Fighting Apples” in Spanish) for six games at Parkview Field during the 2020 season as part of Minor League Baseball’s Es Divertido Ser Un Fan (“It’s Fun to be A Fan”) Hispanic fan engagement initiative.
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The last time Pat O’Conner was at Parkview Field was opening day of 2009, the first baseball game ever played in the downtown stadium. O’Conner, president of Minor League Baseball since 2007, returned to Fort Wayne on Wednesday for the Midwest League’s Fall Meeting, which the TinCaps played host to for the first time this week. Read more here.
As the weather begins to warm for another season for the Fort Wayne TinCaps (Single-A, Midwest League), construction at Parkview Field has begun on a new group hospitality seating area. Read more here. Meanwhile, the team has unveiled their theme jerseys for the 2019 season. See below:
PRESS RELEASE – The TinCaps are ready for their 10th year at Parkview Field to be the best yet. With Opening Day in Fort Wayne around the corner on Saturday, April 7, the team has revealed its promotional schedule for the upcoming season. Continue reading
In two weeks, the Fort Wayne (IN) Plan Commission will decide whether to approve the primary development plan for a new 136-room, seven-story Hampton Inn & Suites hotel downtown near Parkview Field, home of the Fort Wayne TinCaps (Single-A, Midwest League), and Grand Wayne Center. The plan calls for ground-floor retail and a rooftop bar overlooking the baseball field. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Fort Wayne TinCaps, the Class A (Midwest League) affiliate of the San Diego Padres, are the recipients of Minor League Baseball’s 2016 John H. Johnson President’s Award. This is Minor League Baseball’s top honor for organizational excellence, awarded each year to just one out of the 160 teams across all levels (Rookie Leagues to Triple-A). Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Parkview Field may soon neeed a bigger trophy case. For the third consecutive year, and for the fifth time in the last six years, Stadium Journey has ranked the home of the TinCaps as the best ballpark experience in all of Minor League Baseball. That’s out of 160 venues, ranging from the Rookie level up through Triple-A. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball’s top-rated ballpark is about to get even better. The Fort Wayne TinCaps announced at a press conference on Thursday that the team is set to add a group seating area atop Parkview Field’s Tuthill 400 Club. The new section will be called “The Summit” and will be presented by Tuthill. Continue reading
The Boise Hawks’ (Single-A, Northwest League) new ownership group, Agon Sports and Entertainment, came into Boise last fall well aware of the club’s need for a new ballpark. The group wants to mirror what it has done in Fort Wayne (IN), and what it’s about to do in North Augusta (SC), to get it done in Idaho’s capital city. Read more here.
Some prime city-owned parcels around South Winds Field, home of the South Bend Cubs (Single-A, Midwest League), were put up for sale Thursday, but no offers were received. Nonetheless, city officials remain hopeful of making something big happen around the ballpark, similar to development in Fort Wayne. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The 2015 TinCaps season is rapidly approaching. Opening Day at Parkview Field on Sunday, April 12 is just 55 days away. Season tickets are already available for purchase, while single game tickets go on sale Wednesday. And now, fans can have a better idea of the BIG FUN that’s in store. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Championship teams are often built from within. And in the case of the award-winning Fort Wayne TinCaps, it’s a similar approach to developing talent. The TinCaps are pleased to announce the additions of three former seasonal employees to full-time positions, as well as a change in roles for another. Continue reading
A Single-A Fort Wayne TinCaps (Midwest League) game at Parkview Field was delayed 18 minutes, after a player sprinting to catch a foul ball ran into a sprinkler and triggered a geyser-like water blast that showered nearby fans and pitchers in the the TinCaps bullpen. Read more and watch video here.
Baseball developer Jason Freier told members of the Bull Street Commission during their meeting Monday that developer Bob Hughes would donate between 10 and 12 acres of land if a baseball stadium was approved in Columbia (SC). Also, Freier said he got the green light from Major League Baseball to explore moving one of his teams to the area. He owns, via Hardball Capital, the Single-A Fort Wayne Continue reading
Jason Freier, owner of minor league baseball teams in Fort Wayne (IN) and Savannah (GA), on Wednesday guaranteed he would bring a team to Columbia (SC) if the city builds a new ballpark as part of the redevelopment of the old State Hospital campus on Bull Street. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Fort Wayne TinCaps were named as winners of the Larry MacPhail Promotional Award, as they were honored by the Midwest League for their marketing and promotional efforts during the 2013 season. This marks the third time in five years that Fort Wayne has won the award. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Fort Wayne TinCaps are going to give one lucky fan at Parkview Field the chance to walk away with $2,000,000 as the team counts down to their 2,000,000th fan. This promotion will mark the TinCaps potentially welcoming their 2,000,000th fan to a TinCaps game at Parkview Field sometime before the end of the 2013 season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Just days after Stadium Journey magazine named Parkview Field the #1 experience in Minor League Baseball for the second year in a row, the TinCaps announced that the team will make a new $800,000 private investment in the award-winning ballpark. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Parkview Field, the home of the Fort Wayne TinCaps, has been named as the top Minor League Baseball experience for the second straight season by Stadium Journey Magazine. The publication reviewed 1,225 sports venues in compiling its “Top 101 Stadium Experiences for 2012.” Parkview Field ranked as the #14 experience in all sporting venues. Parkview Field Continue reading
Experts can agree or disagree about the economic benefits of building a new sports facility, but everything appears to be paying off for the team and Fort Wayne (IN) taxpayers after opening $30.5 million Parkview Field, home of the Single-A Fort Wayne TinCaps (Midwest League), in 2009. Impressively, the TinCaps had record-breaking attendance for the fourth straight season. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Fort Wayne TinCaps welcomed fans to Parkview Field in record numbers during the 2012 season. Including the regular season and playoffs, 408,044 fans attended a TinCaps game at the downtown ballpark this season. This is the greatest attendance total in the 20-year history of professional baseball in Fort Wayne. Continue reading
Hardball Capital, which owns the Single-A Savannah Sand Gnats (South Atlantic League) and Single-A Fort Wayne TinCaps (Midwest League), flew the Savannah City Council and business leaders to Fort Wayne over the weekend to tour three-year-old Parkview Field and showcase what “could be” on a portion of the Savannah River Landings site on the riverfront. Read more here and here. Historic Continue reading
The Fort Wayne (IN) Redevelopment Commission gave initial approval on Monday to spend $90,000 of the $140,000 needed to replace the sod at Parkview Field, home of the Single-A Fort Wayne TinCaps (Midwest League), because it’s now infested with an invasive grass. The team will pony up the remaining one-third cost for the project. Read more and view photo here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
PRESS RELEASE – The Fort Wayne TinCaps are proud to announce the hiring of Mike Couzens as Manager of Broadcasting and Media Relations. Couzens, who began his Minor League Baseball career with the Triple A-Syracuse Chiefs, most recently worked for the Dayton Dragons of the Midwest League. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Stadium Journey, sports travel publication and website, released their Top 100 sporting venues. Parkview Field was ranked as the #1 ballpark in all of Minor League Baseball and the #13 venue in all of professional sports in their “Best of 2011” publication. [View Top-10 list below.] Continue reading
The Fort Wayne (IN) Redevelopment Commission on Monday approved $13,800 for work to begin on designing approximately $100,000 in improvements along Jefferson Boulevard and Ewing Street, including a new entrance to Parkview Field, home of the Single-A Fort Wayne TinCaps. The improvements will include streetlights, new brick sidewalks and trees to match the rest of Harrison Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Fort Wayne TinCaps’ Opening Night in 3D promotion won Golden Bobblehead Awards for the Best Theme Night and the Best Overall Promotion of the 2011 season at the 34th annual Minor League Baseball Promotional Seminar, which concluded today in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Fort Wayne TinCaps have announced a partnership with Trees Indiana to increase awareness of the importance of trees, and planting trees, in our community. Continue reading
The private investment expected around three-year-old Parkview Field, home of the Single-A Fort Wayne TinCaps (Midwest League), has yet to transpire, but entrepreneurs Rudolph “Rudy” Mahara and Hans Sheridan hope to lead the way with a new cigar and wine club located in a restored Victorian home near the ballpark. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Fort Wayne TinCaps have partnered with Comcast to give one lucky fan at Parkview Field the chance to walk away with $1,000,000 in the “XFINITY Countdown to 1,000,000.” This promotion is in conjunction with the TinCaps welcoming their 1,000,000th fan to a TinCaps game at Parkview Field. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Today the Fort Wayne TinCaps announced their partnership with Fort Wayne-based film and HD production company, PUNCH Films. The result of this partnership will bring 3D video to Parkview Field for Opening Night festivities on Thursday, April 7. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Fort Wayne TinCaps passed the 400,000 mark in season attendance Monday in the regular-season finale at Parkview Field. This is the second straight season in which the TinCaps have set a franchise attendance record. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Fort Wayne TinCaps anticipate welcoming their 400,000th fan of the 2010 season this weekend, an attendance mark never before achieved in the franchise’s history. “While the 400,000 mark is just a number, it does have significance,” said Mike Nutter, TinCaps Team President. “Reaching a mark like this demonstrates the incredible support the TinCaps receive Continue reading