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Waukesha, Big Top Baseball Pull Plug on Frame Park Renovation

In a surprise announcement last week, Waukesha (WI) city officials said the public/private partnership with Big Top Baseball won’t move forward “at this time,” setting aside a $4.7 million stadium plan tied to the ballfield.  Read more here.

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Frame Park Ballpark Plan Continues Journey

The city of Waukesha (WI) held a public information meeting Monday night over a controversial proposal to partner with Big Top Baseball to renovate the ballpark at Frame Park for a Northwoods League (Summer Collegiate) franchise.  The Common Council will reportedly vote on the proposal Feb. 22.  Read more here.

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Soccer at Frame Park Too?

During the public presentation, both Big Top and Waukesha (WI) city officials referenced the possibility of soccer matches at the Frame Park ballfield.  Renderings provided by Big Top even showed the outline of a soccer field superimposed onto the ball diamond.  Read more here.

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Big Top Baseball Makes Case for Bringing Northwoods League Ball to Waukesha, Frame Park

The scene in the city’s common council chambers, in some ways, resembled a ballpark filled to capacity, as Big Top Baseball officials laid out the organization’s proposed plan for bringing a Northwoods League (Summer Collegiate) franchise to Frame Park in Waukesha (WI).  Not everyone is happy about it.  Read more here.

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Opponents Attempt to Stifle Frame Park Development Proposal

A proposal to develop Waukesha’s (WI) Frame Park baseball field into a for-profit baseball stadium for a Northwoods League (Summer Collegiate) franchise is drawing opposition from those who say the land should stay open to the public.  Read more here.

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Differing Opinions Over Possible Northwoods League Baseball at Frame Park

The disharmony on social media generated by the renewal of recent news that a Northwoods League (Summer Collegiate) ownership group is interested in developing the Frame Park field into a more stadium-like facility, has been reflected in meetings in and around city hall, too.  There is no shortage of opinions.  Read more here.

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Big Top Baseball Targets Waukesha for New Franchise

Big Top Baseball, which owns and operates four  successful Northwoods League (Summer Collegiate) franchises in Wisconsin (Madison Mallards, Wisconsin Rapids Rafters, Kenosha Kingfish and Green Bay Bullfrogs), has been talking with Waukesha (WI) officials for months about placing a team at a renovated Frame Park.  This isn’t the first time baseball suitors have come calling, but Big Top actually has the money, experience, and muscle to get it done.  Read the latest news here.

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