As the Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians prepare for a two-game series tonight (4/17) and tomorrow (4/18) at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in Puerto Rico, Joe Mock of BaseballParks.com provides us with a telling glimpse into the ballpark preparations in the seven-month aftermath of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria that ripped through the island this past September. Read more here.
Tag Archives: Hurricane Irma
MLB Returns to Puerto Rico, Mock Talks Impact of Hurricanes
Filed under Ballpark Visits, Community & Giving, Conference & Events
Marlins Park Will Have Partially Open Roof During Hurricane, Braves Apologize for Playing Song
Hurricane Irma, tracking to hit South Florida this weekend, could be the first real test for Marlins Park. Read more here. Meanwhile, the Atlanta Braves are apologizing for playing “Rock You Like A Hurricane” by the Scorpions vs. the Miami Marlins after offering free game tickets to hurricane-fleeing Floridians. Read more and watch video here.
Filed under Fun & Atmosphere, Human Interest, Stadium Issues