Tag Archives: Huntsville (AL)

Madison (AL) Paving the Way for New Southern League Ballpark?

There may be movement on the prospect of Madison (AL) near Huntsville becoming the home of a minor league baseball team.  It looks like the city is making way for a multi-use stadium.  Read more here.

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Mobile BayBears Heading to Location Near Huntsville?

An Arizona company has solicited investors to help complete a purchase of the Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League), with the hope of relocating the franchise to Madison County (AL).  Read more and watch news report here.

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Leaving Baseball Behind at Joe Davis Stadium

Thursday night, the Huntsville (AL) city council members took the first step toward giving Joe Davis Stadium, the former home of the Huntsville Stars (Double-A, Southern League), a new life by approving a study to look into whether the old stadium can become a 10,000-seat entertainment space.  Read more here.

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No New Stadium On Deck in Huntsville

Huntsville Stars LogoA minor league baseball pitch hasn’t been thrown from the mound at Joe Davis Stadium in more than two years, and it doesn’t look like that is going to change any time soon.  Read more and view news report here.

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New Huntsville Ballpark ‘Unlikely’ at Coca-Cola Bottling Plant Site

Huntsville Stars LogoThe nine-acre Coca-Cola bottling plant site at Clinton Avenue in downtown Huntsville (AL), thought to be the top location for a new minor league baseball stadium, reportedly has a buyer.  As you know, the Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League) are relocating to a new ballpark under construction in Biloxi (MS).  Read more and watch news report here.

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Biloxi Ballpark Bids Come in Over Budget, Name-the-Team Contest Ends, Huntsville Wants New Team

Biloxi Baseball Double BBiloxi (MS) city officials learned Wednesday that the lowest contractor bid for a new stadium was at $32.27 million, some $5 million more than the initial budget.  This could keep the team in Huntsville (AL) for the 2015 season.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, Biloxi Baseball’s name-the-team contest has eneded with 60,000 votes.  Read more here.  Meanwhile Huntsville wants new team.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: (A Goodbye to) Joe Davis Stadium (Huntsville, AL)

Huntsville Stars LogoMLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Joe Davis Stadium, home of the Biloxi (MS)-bound Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League).  Read more and view photos here

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