Tag Archives: Independent Professional

Editorial: Gastonia Wise to Explore Options for New Stadium’s Primary Baseball Tenant

The question now facing Gastonia (NC) city leaders as they move toward building a new multi-use stadium to serve as the anchor of the Franklin Urban Sports and Entertainment District, is whether the Gastonia Grizzlies (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League) will be one of the primary tenants of the new facility or if a different baseball franchise will play that role.  Read more here.

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Campbell’s Field Demolition Continues

The demolition continues at the site of Campbell’s Field, the former home of the Camden Riversharks (Independent Professional, Atlantic League).  View demolition photos here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Can-Am League Announces 5th-Annual International Series

PRESS RELEASE – Can-Am League officials attended meetings in Havana, Cuba, this week to finalize the agreement with the Cuban National Team and also hosted the delegation from Japan’s Shikoku Island League at Yogi Berra Stadium later in the week.

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Senior-Living Project Underway at Ballpark Commons

Eden Prairie (MN)-based New Perspective Senior Living announced that it has broken ground to start construction for a 149-unit senior living facility that will be part of the Ballpark Commons mixed-use development near The Rock Sports Complex in Franklin (WI).  Read more here.

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Railcats Announce Staff Additions and Promotions for 2019 Season

PRESS RELEASE – The Gary SouthShore RailCats are proud to announce several staff additions and promotions for the 2019 season. Continue reading

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Council Takes First Tour of Ballpark Construction Site

Construction fencing surrounds BB&T Point in downtown High Point (NC).  But for the first time, members of the High Point City Council were allowed behind the barrier to see how construction is progressing.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Officials Shelve Upgrades for Schaumburg Ballpark

Ambitious and costly upgrades planned for the 20-year-old baseball stadium that houses the Schaumburg Boomers are being shelved for now after competition for fans with Rosemont’s new Impact Field in 2018 proved less than anticipated.  Read more here.

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