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Site for Elkhart County Stadium Revealed, Groundbreaking Scheduled

Elkhart County Miracle LogoThe former site of the American Countryside Farmers Market at State Road 19 and County Road 26 in Elkhart County (IN) will be the location for the new $6.6 million ballpark for the Elkhart County Miracle from the revived indy pro Northern League.  Read more and watch news report here.  The design will incorporate the existing building.  Read more here.  The ceremonial groundbreaking is set for June 28.  Read more here.

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Elkhart County (IN) Baseball Stadium Project Back on Track?

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkA $12 million ballpark project in Elkhart County (IN) for a summer collegiate Northwoods League team was derailed three years ago because of the economy, but a project revival appears to be on track with a land-use permit hearing scheduled before the Elkhart County Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday.  Read more hereRead 2010 article here.

Elkhart Baseball Stadium Rendering 2010

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Earlham College to Build On-Campus Baseball Facility

Earlham College Baseball LogoEarlham College in Richmond (IN) plans to open a new on-campus baseball facility for Earlham baseball team on March 8, 2014, after receiving a $1 million pledge from alum Randy Sadler, who was a member of the 1971 squad.  Sadler is president and COO of PROWARE, which provides information technology to medium and large court systems.  The Quakers currently share McBride Stadium Continue reading

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Oil City Stadium Gets Expansion Team

PRESS RELEASE – It was announced today that Oil City Stadium in Whiting, IN, will be the new home of the Northwest Indiana Oilmen Baseball Club, opening play this June.  Club owners Don Popravak, Northwest Indiana’s Legend and White Sox Slugger Ron Kittle along with Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura made the announcement today at Whiting City Hall. Continue reading

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City, Oil City Stadium Earn Award

The City of Whiting (IN) has received a 2011 Community Achievement Award from the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns for developing Oil City StadiumRead more here.  As you may recall, the new ballpark played host to the 2011 Midwest Collegiate League All-Star Game in July.

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Whiting’s New Oil City Stadium to Host 2011 Midwest Collegiate League’s All-Star Game

PRESS RELEASE – The City of Whiting Indiana will be hosting the 2011 Midwest Collegiate League All-Star Game at their new Oil City Stadium at Standard Diamonds Park 1700 119th Street on July 13th at 7:05 PM. There will be a scout evaluation and workout by the MCL All-Star Players the day before beginning at 5:00 PM. Continue reading

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New Whiting (IN) Stadium Open for Business

A grand opening was held last Friday for Oil City Stadium, a new 1,100-seat brick ballpark in Whiting (IN).  The ballpark will serve as the home for Whiting High School and Calumet College of St. Joseph, but other leagues have reportedly expressed interest in using the ballpark.  We suspect the summer colleagiate Northwoods and Prospect leagues have already come calling.  Read more and view photos here.

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Location Chosen for Westfield Sports Complex, Baseball Stadium


City of Westfield (IN) Mayor Andy Cook announced yesterday the site location for a new sports complex that will include a baseball stadium.  The site is a 300-acre area bordered by Indiana 32, 196th Street, Spring Mill Road and U.S. 31. Continue reading

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