Tag Archives: Franklin (WI)

Ballpark Commons Ballpark to Feature Beer Garden, Possible Giant Climbable Milk Carton

The baseball stadium under construction in Franklin (WI) for the coming Milwaukee Milkmen (Independent Professional, American Association) will offer more than a seat to watch the team play. Beyond the game, it will have a beer garden, lawn games, a kids play area possibly with an oversized, climbable milk carton, and a burger and shake joint conceived by the former operators of AJ Bombers.  Read more and view photo here.  (Subscription required.)

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

It’s the ‘Milwaukee Milkmen’

The new American Association (Independent Professional) team that will take up residence at the new Ballpark Commons in Franklin (WI) will be known as the Milwaukee Milkmen. Buy tickets merchandise here.

https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

Leave a comment

Filed under Branding & Marketing

Council Approves Changes to Ballpark Commons Plan

Despite objections from citizens, the Franklin (WI) common council approved a series of amendments, mostly on 4-1 votes, to the Ballpark Commons plan that will include allowing additional housing for senior citizens and athletes.  Read more here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Amenities & Features, Design & Construction, Stadium Issues

Ballpark Commons Will Include Senior Memory Care Housing

Apartments for older people at Franklin’s future Ballpark Commons mixed-use project will include memory care housing, according to newly released plans. The development’s senior housing will feature a three-story building on 6 acres.  Read more here about Ballpark Commons project.

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Zimmerman Breaks Ground on Ballpark, Naming Rights Coming Soon

Mike Zimmerman broke ground Thursday on a new minor-league baseball stadium in Franklin (WI) and hopes to announce a naming rights sponsor within about two months.  Read more here.  (Subscription required.)  Read more and watch news report here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Design & Construction, Stadium Issues

Field Narrowed to Five…er…Three Names (?) for New Ballpark Commons Franchise

The ownership of the new American Association (Independent Professional) team that will take up residence at the developing Ballpark Commons in Franklin (WI) has narrowed the list of possible farmed-themed names for the franchise, including Barn Owls, Crop Dusters, Haymakers, Milk Men, and War Pigs.  Vote for your favorite here.  Is the Journal Sentinel confused?  The publication lists the “top three finalists” as the Crop Dusters, Cheesers, and Farmhands.  Read more here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Branding & Marketing

10 Possible Names Announced for New Ballpark Commons Franchise

The ownership of the new American Association (Independent Professional) team that will take up residence at the developing Ballpark Commons in Franklin (WI) has announced 10 possible farmed-themed names for the franchise, including Crop Dusters, Cheesers, Farmhands, Haymakers, Broilers, Barn Owls, Cow Tippers, Bovines, Milk Men, and War Pigs.  Vote for your favorite here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Branding & Marketing