A naming rights partnership for the proposed Frontier League (Independent Professional) baseball stadium and team was expected to be announced at the Tuesday, Aug. 8 Board of Commissioners study session before the deal fell apart. While it could resurface, the county is moving forward with redesigning the fairgrounds without a stadium in the middle. Read more here.
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Pro baseball isn’t coming to Jackson (MI) any time soon, as plans to develop a baseball stadium at the Jackson County Fairgrounds have fallen through without a naming rights partner. Read more here.
The effort to bring a baseball team to Jackson (MI) has just three more weeks to find a sponsor before the plan is tossed out by the county. Read more and watch news report here.
After nearly two years spent trying to form a Frontier League (Independent Professional) baseball team in Jackson (MI), organizers are facing a June 30 deadline when a memorandum of understanding with Jackson County will expire. Read more and view rendering gallery here.
The ongoing project to bring an independent professional Frontier League baseball team to Jackson (MI) is moving forward with the fairgrounds as the potential location for the team’s stadium. Read more here.
Dan DuBois, who heads a 13-person organizing committee seeking to form an indy pro Frontier League baseball team in Jackson (MI) and build a stadium, is more optimistic about the potential after the results of a survey. Read more here.
Dan DuBois, chief financial officer at RW Mercer Co. who also spent 14 seasons in finances and planning at Michigan International Speedway, is proposing a plan to build a new baseball stadium in Jackson (MI) and bring in a professional baseball team — possibly a Frontier League franchise. Jackson has a city population of around 35,000. Jackson County has a population of around 160,000. Read more here.