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Construction Update: Trash Pandas Ballpark

The new minor league baseball stadium now under-construction at Town Madison is plainly visible to motorists on Interstate 565. The $46 million, 7,500-seat stadium is on schedule to be completed in plenty of time for the first game, set for April 15, 2020.  Read more and view 36 photos here.

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Trash Pandas Announce Giant Food Hall, Voice of the Team

If you like some food with your baseball, Town Madison (AL) has unveiled an appetizing plan that blends the best of both worlds. A giant food hall – featuring 18 kitchens as well as breweries and food trucks – will be the primary connection between the Town Madison retail/restaurant district and the development-anchoring baseball stadium that’s home to the Rocket City Trash Pandas (Double-A, Southern League). Read more here. In other Panda news, the team has named Josh Caray, grandson of baseball legend Harry Caray, to be the voice of the team. Read more and watch news report here.

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Huntsville’s Joe Davis Stadium to be Demolished

In less than two years, Madison’s (AL) new baseball stadium will be finished.  Meanwhile, Huntsville’s old ballpark Joe Davis Stadium has been vacant for years.  City administrator John Hamilton says the place is likely going to be torn down, it’s just a question of when.  Read more here.

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Full Speed Ahead: Madison Chooses Ballpark Construction Company

Construction is full speed ahead on the new ballpark in Madison (AL) for the coming Rocket City Trash Pandas (Double-A, Southern league).  In a special called meeting on Tuesday, the Madison city council chose a construction company to build the stadium.  Officials say things are on track to play ball in 2020. Read more and watch news report here.

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It’s the ‘Rocket City Trash Pandas’

BallCorps Inc., owners of the minor league baseball team that will begin play in Madison (AL) in 2020, announced at a community event Wednesday night that the team will be called the Rocket City Trash Pandas (Double-A, Southern League).  Read more here.

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North Alabama Baseball to Unveil Team Name Wednesday

This week, baseball fans in Madison (AL) will find out who they’ll be cheering for.  On Wednesday, owners of the new minor league baseball team will unveil its new name.  The Top 5 names include, Comet Jockeys, Moon Possums, Space Chimps, ThunderSharks, and Trash Pandas.  Read more here.  We expect to see “Rocket City” something.

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North Alabama Baseball Narrows Branding List to Five

After receiving thousands of votes in their “Name The Team” sweepstakes, North Alabama Baseball have narrowed the list down to the top five names, including the Comet Jockeys, Moon Possums, Space Chimps, ThunderSharks, and Trash Pandas.  Vote here.

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