The Greenville Drive (Single-A, South Atlantic League) have been selected by Minor League Baseball to receive the John H. Johnson President’s Award, the most prestigious award handed out to a minor league franchise. Read more here.
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Drive Selected to Receive MiLB’s John H. Johnson President’s Award
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Drive Announce Major Improvements to Fluor Field
PRESS RELEASE – During a special press luncheon today, the Greenville Drive and the City of Greenville announced detailed enhancement plans, for Fluor Field at the West End. The new fan amenities include seats atop the Green Monster, an all-new club area extension on the suite level, a Ticket Plan Holder Lounge, enhancements to the Fieldhouse rooftop experience, and renovations to the Main Street and Field Street Plazas. Continue reading
Macon-Bibb Officials Tour Fluor Field for Ideas
Several Macon (GA) leaders, including Mayor Robert Reichert, traveled out to South Carolina to visit baseball stadiums in hopes of finding ideas for Macon’s proposed new baseball stadium. Read more and view photos here. Read about feasibility study here.
Filed under Design & Construction, Stadium Issues
Craft Beer Festival Nov. 8 at Fluor Field
PRESS RELEASE – The Greenville Craft Beer Festival is returning to Fluor Field at the West End on Saturday, November 8th from 12 PM-5 PM. Continue reading
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Southern Tide 500 Club Highlights 2014 Fan-Experience Enhancements
PRESS RELEASE – With Opening Day in downtown Greenville three days away, the Greenville Drive are excited to announce what’s new at Fluor Field at the West End this season. Drive Ticket Plan holders got a sneak peek of what’s in store on Wednesday night, as they met the team, learned about the 2014 promo schedule and were part of a special unveiling of the all-new Continue reading
Greenville Drive Name New GM
PRESS RELEASE – The Greenville Drive announced today that they are promoting a key front office member to lead the South Atlantic League club, as Eric Jarinko has been named as the organization’s new General Manager. Jarinko has been with the Drive since their inaugural season in 2006, most recently serving as the organization’s Assistant General Manager. In his new role, the 31-year-old will oversee the Continue reading
Walker Named Senior Director of Business Development for Drive
PRESS RELEASE – In continuing their front office plans and alignment for the upcoming 2014 season, the Drive’s ninth year in Downtown Greenville at award-winning Fluor Field, the organization announced the hiring of Emily Walker as Senior Director, Business Development. In this position, Walker will be part of the Drive’s senior leadership team with responsibilities to develop and Continue reading
Lipscomb Appointed Executive Vice President
The Greenville Drive made public the first of several key roles which will be filled as the organization aligns to build on its 8-year run as the Upstate’s premier family entertainment venue. Nate Lipscomb, who has been with the team since it came to Greenville, has accepted the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Relationship Officer and will lead the organization’s Continue reading
Stadium Redefining Greenville’s West End
Opening in 2006, Fluor Field, home of the Single-A Greenville Drive (South Atlantic League), has played a key role in redefining Greenville’s (SC) industrial West End neighborhood. Beyond the economic impact of the eight-year-old stadium, it appears the Drive are being very good neighbors too. Read more here. Take a video tour of Greenville here.
Filed under Community & Giving, Design & Construction, Stadium Issues
Drive Announce Four Front Office Additions
PRESS RELEASE – The Greenville Drive announced today the appointment of four key individuals who will be instrumental in developing the team’s ongoing efforts to enhance and optimize the ballpark experience of its customers at Fluor Field at the West End. Continue reading
Ballpark Visit ALERT: Fluor Field (Greenville, SC)
Andrea and Jim from BaseballRoadTrip.com recently visited Fluor Field, home of the Single-A Greenville Drive (South Atlantic League). Read review and view photos here.
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Drive to Honor Historic Textile Teams Tonight, Will Wear Throwback Unis
PRESS RELEASE – Greenville and the Upstate is known for it’s rich baseball history, in particular the textile and mill league team’s that were full of talent at the start of the 20th century. These leagues produced the likes of “Shoeless” Joe Jackson, Lou Brissie, and Joe Anders. Continue reading
Greenville Drive, Warehouse Theatre Partner to Bring ‘Shoeless’ Show to Fans
PRESS RELEASE – Two community-minded organizations, both located in Downtown Greenville’s Historic West End have come together to bring baseball and entertainment fans together with a unique experience. The Warehouse Theatre and the Greenville Drive announced today a partnership on a new production titled, “Something More Than a Game.” Continue reading
Cloudy With a Chance of Eggs in Greenville
Fluor Field in downtown Greenville (SC), home of the Single-A Greenville Drive, was the place to be on Saturday where 7,000 Easter egg hunters grabbed up thousands of eggs dropped from a helicopter. The eggs were filled with candy or tickets for prizes, including iPods, flat screen televisions, gaming systems, and cash. The event was sponsored by Envision Church. Read more here.
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Promos, Fun Planned During Longest Homestand Ever
PRESS RELEASE – It maybe the “Dog Days of Summer,” but Fluor Field will be electric with many exciting promotions during the Drive’s nine-game series which begins Monday, August 2nd – the longest homestand ever at the ballpark! Continue reading
Filed under Fun & Atmosphere, Promotions & Entertainment
Drive Helping Drive Economy
The City of Greenville (SC) has had an exciting renaissance over the past 25 years. Once known as “The Textile Capital of the World,” the city has gone from downtrodden to economic powerhouse with white hot international appeal. While the arrival of job creators like BMW (Germany), Michelin (France) and GE Aviation have fueled growth, the development of Fluor Field, the home of the Greenville Drive, has played an integral role in Greenville’s incredible downtown revival. Read more here.