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Jackson County (MI) Moving Forward with Fairgrounds Development without Ballpark

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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Ballpark Development MOU Expires in Jackson (MI)

Frontier League logoPro 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.

Jackson Ballpark conceptual rendering

Jackson Ballpark conceptual rendering

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Time Running Out for Jackson (MI) Ballpark Plan

Frontier League logoThe 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.

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June 30 Deadline Looms for Frontier League in Jackson (MI)

Frontier League logoAfter 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.

Jackson Ballpark conceptual rendering

Jackson Ballpark conceptual rendering

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Jackson (MI) Fairgrounds Targeted for New Frontier League Ballpark

Frontier League logoThe 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.

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Survey Bolsters Stadium Proposal in Jackson (MI)

Frontier League logoDan 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.

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Jackson (MI) Considers New Ballpark Proposal

Frontier League logoDan 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.

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