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Madison Signs Deal to Build Ballpark

The City of Madison (AL) has signed the lease, license, and management agreement with BallCorps LLC to build new minor league baseball stadium to bring the Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League) to the Huntsville-area community.  Read more here.

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Madison Ballpark Agreement Nearly Complete

Madison (AL) Mayor Paul Finley said the 30-year venue lease and management agreement with BallCorps LLC is nearly finalized.  It has been negotiated, and the legal team is hammering out the last small details.  Read more here.

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Madison (AL) Approves Deal to Build Ballpark, Bring BayBears to Town

The Madison (AL) City Council voted 7-0 Monday night to approve a deal with BallCorps, LLC to spend $46 million on a new ballpark that will bring the Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League) to the Huntsville suburb.  Read more here.

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Town Madison Developer Wants to Fast-Track Project, Ballpark Lease Agreement Expected Soon

The developer of Town Madison said they want to fast track the  project in order to get the multi-million dollar interchange open by 2019, which would be about the same time the Mobile Baybears (Double-A, Southern League) would begin their 2019 season if they relocate to the Huntsville (AL) area.  Read more here.

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Renderings Released of Proposed Madison Ballpark

What might a minor league stadium in Madison (AL) look like?  Renderings, done by Populous, have been released of a potential 7,200-seat, $40 million ballpark at Town Madison, the under-construction development on I-565 about 10 miles from downtown Huntsville.  Read more and view renderings gallery here.

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Madison (AL) Confirms Interest in Attracting MiLB Team

The city of Madison (AL) on Wednesday confirmed what has long been known, even if unspoken.  It’s interested in attracting a minor league baseball team, considering building a stadium and in talks with an ownership group about relocating a team in the Huntsville suburb.  Read more here.

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Mayor: We’ll Do What We Can to Persuade Owners to Keep BayBears in Town

Mobile (AL) Mayor Sandy Stimpson said Tuesday that he doesn’t consider it a done deal that the Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League) baseball team will relocated to Huntsville (AL) after the 2018 season.  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the link.

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