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‘Hoppers, First National Bank Extend Ballpark Naming Rights Deal

The Greensboro Grasshoppers’ (Single-A, South Atlantic League) downtown ballpark will keep its First National Bank Field name through at least the 2026 season. The Hoppers and FNB Corp. agreed to a five-year extension of their existing naming rights deal, which runs through 2021.  Read more here.

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The Grasshoppers’ Going Yard Golden Ale

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Nine-Story Building to be Integrated into Greensboro Ballpark

A group of Triad developers plan to build the first major downtown office project in two decades at the entrance of the Greensboro Grasshoppers’ (Single-A, South Atlantic League) First National Bank Field.  The $24 million, nine-story building will be integrated into the ballpark’s entrance and overlook the baseball diamond.  Read more here.  View renderings here.

Rendering of nine-story building, Linville Team Partners.

 

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Grasshoppers Ballpark Gets New Name, Logo

PRESS RELEASE – First National Bank, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), and the Greensboro Grasshoppers, the Class A minor league baseball affiliate of the Miami Marlins, today unveiled the new name and logo for the Grasshoppers’ ballpark, now First National Bank Field. Continue reading

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Greensboro to be ‘Jeansboro’ for Denim Celebration, Special Unis on Tap

Greensboro Grasshoppers LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Greensboro Grasshoppers and Wrangler have announced Saturday, August 20 will be “Jeansboro Night” at NewBridge Bank Park. This night is designed to help our city proudly proclaim its identity as “Jeansboro,” the denim capital of the world! Continue reading

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NewBridge Bank Park to Become Yadkin Bank Park

Greensboro Grasshoppers LogoSigns outside NewBridge Bank branches won’t be the only thing changing in the coming months following the Greensboro-based bank’s acquisition by Yadkin Bank on March 1.  Say hello to Yadkin Bank Park, home of the Greeensboro Grasshoppers (Single-A, South Atlantic League).  Read more here.

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Greensboro Baseball Withdraws Tax Appeal

Greensboro Grasshoppers LogoGreensboro Baseball LLC is withdrawing an appeal it filed with the State of North Carolina’s Property Tax Commission in July over the Guilford County Tax Department’s claim that Downtown Greensboro Renaissance LLC (DGR) owed about $90,000 for years of back taxes on items in the Greensboro Grasshoppers baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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Tax Dispute in Greensboro

Greensboro Grasshoppers LogoDowntown Greensboro Renaissance has until Monday to appeal the results of an audit that shows more than $125,000 in unpaid taxes on the Greensboro Grasshoppers (Single-A, South Atlantic League) baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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