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Plan to Relocate BayBears to Madison (AL) by April 2020 Remains on Track

The city of Madison (AL) and Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League) owner, BallCorps LLC, are taking strides this week in the plan to make the city home to minor league baseball.  As a very positive sign, Ralph Nelson, managing partner of BallCorps, has actually purchased a home in the Madison area.  Read more and watch news report here.

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City, Developer Reach Deal for Ballpark Infrastructure

City officials have negotiated terms with Town Madison developers that will help provide the infrastructure needed for a multi-use stadium.  The venue and infrastructure are key parts of the plan to bring the Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League) to Madison (AL).  Read more here.

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Madison Releases Renderings of New Ballpark

While the city of Madison (AL) works to finalize the deal to bring minor league baseball back to the Huntsville area, officials released renderings of the new stadium, as part of the 86-page “venue license, lease, and management agreement” released Thursday night between the city and BallCorps LLC.  Read more and view renderings here.

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Madison Council Votes to Approve Measures to Bring BayBears to Town

The Madison (AL) City Council approved three measures Monday on their checklist to get the Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League) relocated to the Huntsville suburb by 2020.  Read more and watch news report here.

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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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