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Funding Almost There for Neptunes

Virginia Beach Neptues 1The Virginia Beach Neptunes (Indy Pro, Atlantic League) are closing in on raising the $6 million that will allow them to borrow an estimated $40 million more through bonds needed to build a new ballpark and bring the team to town, according to the team, investors and the city.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

Virginia Beach Professional Baseball Rendering 2

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Bosse Field to Celebrate 100th Birthday

Evansville Otters LogoThe Evansville Otters (Indy Pro, Frontier League) and the Evansville (IN) community will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Bosse Field on June 17.  Read about Bosse history here.  Visit Bosse Facebook page here.  View Bosse photos here.

Evansville Otters Bosse Field 100th Logo

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Court Documents Shed Light on One Loudoun vs. VIP

Loudoun Hounds LogoCourt documents in the case pending between the developer of Ashburn’s One Loudoun and Virginia Investment Partnership LLC (VIP) offer juicy details of the legal battle that has put the brakes on construction of a new baseball stadium for the expansion Loudoun Hounds (Indy Pro, Atlantic League).  A trial on the matter has been set for October.  Read more here.

Loudoun County Hounds Edelman Financial Field

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Sussex County Miners Name Director of Broadcasting & Media Relations

Sussex County MinersPRESS RELEASE – The Sussex County Miners, New Jersey’s newest independent professional baseball team, announced today that it has named Andrew Luftglass as Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations. In his new role, Andrew will provide play-by-play broadcasts that will be accessible to fans online at www.scminers.com. Andrew will also lead communications for the Miners, taking on responsibilities for the team’s media relations. Continue reading

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WhiteWings Leave Trail of Debts

Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings LogoAfter the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings (Indy Pro, United Baseball League) reportedly disbanded in January owing money, fans, players, staff and businesses were left holding the bag.  Read more and watch news report here.

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New Life for San Angelo Colts?

San Angelo Colts LogoThe San Angelo Colts (Indy Pro, United Baseball League) appear to have new life, after U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Barbara J. Houser approved a third amended version of a Chapter 11 reorganization plan on March 10.  Records also indicate that team and Angelo State University have agreed to enter into a new 15-year Stadium Use Agreement for the use of Foster Field starting at $4,166.66 per month plus utilities, with the first payment due by May 1, 2015.  Read our previous analysis here.

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No Suitors Show for Aviators Stadium Open House

Rockford Aviators Primary LogoNo potential buyers came out Thursday for the first open house to inspect Aviators Stadium, which is being sold by its bank owners via online auction starting next Wednesday with at an opening bid of $1.5 million. Another open house will be held Friday, March 28.  Read more and watch news report here.

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