The Green Bay Booyah (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) unveiled their new flannel-inspired jersey designs and mascot named “Rocky” at the Ashwaubenon Branch Library on Saturday. Read more and watch video here.
PRESS RELEASE – Big Top Soccer has announced a new team in Green Bay, that will join USL League Two ahead of the 2019 season. The club will play its home games at the newly built Capital Credit Union Park in Ashwaubenon. Continue reading
A ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Capital Credit Union Park to be build in the Village of Ashwaubenon (WI) in Green Bay for the soon-t0-be-renamed Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) will be held today at 11 am. View list of seven possible new team names here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Green Bay Bullfrogs have announced seven finalists from the initial phase of the “Name the Team Contest” to re-name the team ahead of its relocation to Capital Credit Union Park for the 2019 season. After receiving over 900 submissions from Green Bay baseball fans during the initial phase, the team is now inviting fans help to zone in on the name of their hometown team by voting on the seven current finalists. Continue reading
Big Top Baseball, owner of the Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League), and Ashwaubenon village officials on Tuesday unveiled the design of a new, $10 million baseball and soccer stadium that will be named Capital Credit Union Park. A “name the team” contest to re-brand the team was also announced. Read more here. Enter “Name the Team” contest here. Watch news report here.
The Ashwaubenon Village (WI) Board on Tuesday night approved a 20-year lease with Big Top Baseball for a new $10-million stadium for the Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northoods League). The deal calls for Big Top to provide an up-front investment of $500,000 and an annual lease payment of $205,000 through 2023 with a 1 percent increase each year thereafter through 2038. Construction could begin in August. Kansas City-based Pendulum will be handling the design duties. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Village of Ashwaubenon is excited to announce that it has come to terms with Big Top Baseball, the owner of the Green Bay Bullfrogs, for a proposed multi-purpose stadium in the Village of Ashwaubenon. Continue reading
The Shipyard project is poised to raise the anchor under new terms in a development agreement. The agreement set to go before to the City Council on Tuesday would establish a timeline for building a new multi-use stadium that would host the Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) and more. Read more here.
The Green Bay-Brown County Professional Football Stadium District Board agreed Wednesday afternoon to pitch in for two major area projects, including the proposed Shipyard Stadium — a new ballpark/”outdoor events center” for the Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League). Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Big Top Baseball, the ownership group of the Madison Mallards, Kenosha Kingfish, Green Bay Bullfrogs, and Wisconsin Rapids Rafters, is excited to unveil the first ever smart watch bobblehead. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Green Bay Bullfrogs founder, Jeff Royle, passed away at the age of 48 Tuesday, January 17th. Royle was responsible for bringing Northwoods League baseball to Green Bay and was majority owner of the Bullfrogs from it’s inception in 2007 through December 2013. Under his leadership the Bullfrogs reached the playoffs in 2007 and 2009. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Green Bay Bullfrogs have named Sieeria Vieaux as General Manager. Vieaux steps into this role after three strong years with the organization as the Corporate Accounts Manager and Marketing Coordinator. Continue reading
Amid heated debate last night, Green Bay (WI) City Council approved two of three major development term sheets, including one to build a multi-use downtown outdoor stadium on the western edge of the Fox River that would host the Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League). The term sheet approvals are not the final decisions for the projects. Development agreements also still must be reached. Read more here.
Under a revised riverfront redevelopment plan presented Big Top Baseball, which owns and operates the Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League), Anduzzi’s Sports Club would build a $2 million restaurant on the northwest end of the stadium, and Mark Skogen, the CEO of Festival Foods, would privately invest $2.5 million in an indoor, 2,000-person concert venue and event space at the southwest corner of the stadium. The area would be known as “The Shipyard.” Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Big Top Baseball has announced that all four of the organization’s teams including Madison, Wisconsin Rapids, Kenosha and Green Bay, will be unveiling a new free digital program for the 2016 season. Continue reading
The owners of the Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) need to come forward with new terms for a proposed downtown stadium and outdoor events center, a City Council committee decided Tuesday. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Since March the Green Bay Bullfrogs have been working with Green Bay East high school students to develop a design for the team’s 2016 alternate jersey. The Bullfrogs received submissions from Green Bay East’s graphic design class taught by Mark Dix as part of the Asphalt Seal and Repair and Scray Cheese Alternate Jersey Design Contest. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – A proposal presented by the Green Bay Bullfrogs for a downtown, multi-use Outdoor Event Center was presented to the City of Green Bay’s Redevelopment Authority today. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Green Bay Bullfrogs have announced that Derek McCarty has been promoted to become the team’s General Manager. McCarty has spent the last two seasons with the Bullfrogs as a Corporate Account Manager and has made a significant impact on the business and community. In two seasons with the Bullfrogs, McCarty has led the ticket sales department as the Bullfrogs have Continue reading
Eric and Wendy Pastore from DigitalBallparks.com recently visited Joannes Stadium, home of the Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League). Read more and view photo gallery here.
The bank owner of the Rockford Aviators’ (Indy Pro, Frontier League) ballpark in Loves Park (IL) has reached an agreement with Rockford Baseball Properties led by Chad Bauer to have the group take over the lease as of October 1st. Bauer, who is listed as assistant GM of the summer collegiate Northwoods League’s Lakeshore Chinooks and unsuccessfully tried to bring a NWL franchise to Waukesha (WI), believes Rockford would make a good addition to the circuit. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – With help from the Northwoods League Foundation, the Green Bay Bullfrogs now provide seating options for fans in wheelchairs and their companions. The new seating will be located in front of sections 104 and 107. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Green Bay Bullfrogs have released their full promotional schedule for the 2015 season. The 2015 schedule is packed full of entertainment with three amazing fireworks shows, three one-of-a-kind bobblehead giveaways, brand new entertainment acts, big name celebrities, and fun theme nights and giveaways. As promised, the Bullfrogs will provide affordable, family oriented entertainment Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Green Bay Bullfrogs welcome Parker Schwartz as the new play-by-play voice and media relations director for the 2015 season. This marks his first season with the club and the Northwoods League. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – At tonight’s meeting of the City of Green Bay Parks Committee, the Green Bay Bullfrogs proposed three improvements to Joannes Stadium that would be completed in time for the 2015 season. The proposed improvements were approved unanimously with a 3-0 vote and will now be considered at the January City Council meeting. All projects would be funded entirely by the Green Bay Bullfrogs. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – With a 1-0 defeat of the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters on Sunday night, the Green Bay Bullfrogs 2014 season officially came to a close. It was a new year for the franchise in Green Bay this season as new ownership, new coaches, and new players took over and exceled on and off the field. The team’s record vastly improved from last season while the Bullfrogs set a record for Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Green Bay Bullfrogs, in cooperation with Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, will host Salute Ag Night with the Bullfrogs at Joannes Stadium on Thursday, June 26th, for the Bullfrogs game against the Madison Mallards. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Green Bay Bullfrogs are pleased to announce that they will be hosting Cheese Curdfest at Joannes Stadium at the end of the summer in August. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be a fun, family, event that will provide those in the Green Bay area with a new family entertainment option, while providing an educational element for those in attendance. Continue reading
In an effort to block Walmart’s proposed store in the city’s downtown, Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt reportedly is pitching the idea of instead using the site for a new baseball stadium. Read more here.
Rendering of new waterfront ballpark proposed by original owner of the summer collegiate Green Bay Bullfrogs (Northoods League)
We’ve already mentioned Steve Schmitt and his Big Top Baseball’s growing summer collegiate empire, but you might want to check out three recent and informative articles about the group, as the first-year Kenosha Kingfish and newly acquired Green Bay Bullfrogs — both of the summer collegiate Northwoods League — kick off the 2014 season. Read here, here, and here. View Simmons Field renovation gallery here.
The new owners of the summer collegiate Green Bay Bullfrogs (Northwoods League) are gearing up for the 2014 season, with about $70,000 in offseason upgrades to Joannes Stadium. Improvements include a new main entrance down the left-field line, an open-air concessions building near the third-base side, and the replacement of the chain link fence behind home plate. Read more here.
Concrete being laid for new Festival Foods Grill, Green Bay Bullfrogs Twitter photo
PRESS RELEASE – The Green Bay Bullfrogs received approval from the Green Bay City Council on Tuesday, May 6th, to move their front office to the Community Policing Building on South Baird Street. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – A dog riding cowboy monkey, a bobblehead that is uniquely Green Bay and a bearded star from “Duck Dynasty” are just a few highlights from the most entertaining and family friendly promotional schedule in Green Bay Bullfrogs history. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Tonight the Green Bay City Council approved the Green Bay Bullfrogs proposed improvements to Joannes Stadium for the 2014 season. The Council unanimously approved the improvements the new owners proposed. All projects will be funded entirely by the new ownership group of the Green Bay Bullfrogs and will not disrupt any games scheduled at the ballpark this spring. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – At tonight’s meeting of the City of Green Bay Parks Committee, the Green Bay Bullfrogs proposed several improvements to Joannes Stadium that would be completed in time for the 2014 season. The proposed improvements were approved unanimously with a 3-0 vote and will now be considered at the February 4th City Council meeting. Continue reading
Northwoods League President Dick Radatz, Jr. announced that ownership of the Green Bay Bullfrogs has been transferred from the Northwoods League to Green Bay Baseball LLC. The new ownership group consists of seasoned Northwoods League operators including lead owner Steve Schmitt, Vern Stenman, Conor Caloia and Liz Kern. The group has been involved as owners or operators in Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League has scheduled a press conference for 1 pm Tuesday, November 19 to announce the new ownership group of the Green Bay Bullfrogs. The media event is open to the public and will be held at the Bullfrogs office at 1306 Main Street in Green Bay. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Ownership of the Green Bay Bullfrogs has been transferred to the Northwoods League, NWL President Dick Radatz, Jr., announced. The league purchased the affiliate from Titletown Baseball Group, LLC [headed by Jeff Royle], which had owned the team since its inception in 2007. Continue reading
We’re not exactly sure what is going on in Watertown (NY), but the owner or potential owner of second team from the summer collegiate Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League is jockeying to play at Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds where the circuit’s Watertown Wizards play. It’s also being reported that a “minor league team owner from Green Bay” [could the newspaper be referring to Continue reading
The summer collegiate Green Bay Bullfrogs (Northwoods League) have agreed to a five-year lease extension to continue using city-owned Joannes Stadium, but they haven’t taken their eyes off a new ballpark. A provision in the agreement provides that the team can exit early if they build a new stadium. Read more here.