PRESS RELEASE – As the anticipation builds towards the 25th season of Lansing Lugnuts baseball, the Lugnuts have released their special 25th Anniversary logo, to be worn on the team uniform during the 2020 season.
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It’s a long and tedious process turning a baseball diamond into a soccer field. It’s a process that the grounds crew for the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League and Ignite soccer team haven’t done often. Friday night’s installment was only their second go-around, and it’s been a learning experience. Read more and watch news report here.
45 minutes into the game, the Lansing Ignite Football Club (USL League One) brought 3,369 fans to their feet by scoring the team’s first home goal inside Cooley Law School Stadium on Saturday night. The affair was a historic one — the first professional soccer match to be played in Michigan since the Detroit Express in the North American Soccer League back in 1980. Read more here. View photo gallery here.
— Graham Couch (@Graham_Couch) April 13, 2019
The Lansing (MI) City Council unanimously approved a deal this week to bring professional soccer to Lansing’s downtown baseball stadium beginning this spring. The team will be called the Lansing Ignite and owned by the owner of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League). The team will play in the United Soccer League Division 3, an offshoot of the longstanding USL and a league loosely affiliated with Major League Soccer. Read more here.
Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League), will play host to its first rugby game between Michigan State University and the University of Michigan’s club teams at 7 p.m. on Oct. 19. Read more here.
Boyd Sports, LLC has announced that Johnson City Cardinals Vice President/General Manager Tyler Parsons is moving on from the organization after accepting a position with the Lansing Lugnuts of the Midwest League. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Lansing Lugnuts, Class-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, are proud to unveil three brand new Official Team Caps to be worn during the upcoming season. Continue reading
The field at Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League), has been transformed into a unique 18-hole mini golf course ahead of renovations to the field. Read more here.
The $11 million Outfield Apartments, which stand in home-run territory behind the outfield at Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League), are now open. Read more and watch video tour here
A real estate developer is in the process of making minor league baseball the backyard of high-end lofts in Lansing’s Stadium District with field views of Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League). The Outfield Lofts offer all the bells and whistles, including balconies out to the ballpark. Read more and view photo gallery here.
Construction has started on an $11-million, 84-unit, four-story apartment building in the outfield of Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League). Read more and view renderings here.
As the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League) prepare to host Michigan State University’s baseball team tonight in the annual Crosstown Showdown — and kick off its regular Midwest League season Friday against Lake County — its hometown park is getting ready for a debut of its own: The first wave of a roughly $13.5 million renovation project is nearly complete. Read more and view photos here.
Tickets went on sale Friday for the 2nd Annual “Beerfest at the Ballpark” festival taking place at Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Single-A Lansing Lugnuts, on April 25. This year’s event features 100-plus craft beers and ciders from 45 Michigan breweries and five cideries. Read more here. View festival website here.
Through the Michigan Strategic Fund, an arm of the Michigan Economic Development Corp., the state is going to contribute $2.5 million to help private developer Pat Gillespie build an $11 million, four-story apartment building overlooking the outfield of Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Single-A Lansing Lugnuts (Midwest League). Read more here.
Renovations to Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Single-A Lansing Lugnuts (Midwest League), will cost up to $3 million more than budgeted. According to the Lansing (MI) mayor’s office, new locker rooms, scoreboards, concessions areas and other upgrades will have to rely on more private funding and more bonding dollars. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – On Monday night, the Lansing City Council officially approved a plan for Cooley Law School Stadium to receive a fully-modernizing $10.5 million renovation as part of a larger project to incorporate a private mixed-use development into the ballpark outfield. Continue reading
Nearing its 20th year in Mid-Michigan, Cooley Law School Stadium could receive a comprehensive renovation to upgrade and modernize the ballpark. The stadium renovations are part of a larger project to incorporate a private mixed-use development into the ballpark outfield, including living space. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Lansing Lugnuts, in conjunction with I’m A Beer Hound, officially announce the inaugural Beerfest at the Ballpark at Cooley Law School Stadium on Saturday, April 5th. Festival hours are scheduled from 1pm-6pm with a special VIP entry starting at noon. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Lansing Lugnuts announced Monday that Michigan State sophomore Jennifer Swanchara will serve as the team’s new public address announcer at Cooley Law School Stadium. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Lansing Lugnuts General Manager Patrick Day is leaving the team after six seasons and will be replaced by Lugnuts Assistant General Manager Nick Grueser, the team announced today. Continue reading
Gavin Spittle from Sport Radio 610 in Houston has put together his list of “Awesome Sports Logos You May Have Never Seen.” Baseball logos making the list include the Modesto Nuts, Lansing Lugnuts, Montgomery Biscuits, defunct Joliet Jackhammers, Brockton Rox, Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide, and Corpus Christi Hooks. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the story.
In the cool, feel good story of the week, 14-year-old Jonathan Welscott, a blind sports announcer who has called middle school and high school games over the past two years, was given the opportunity to announce the batters during the third inning of the game between the Single-A West Michigan Whitecaps and Lansing Lugnuts on Friday night at Fifth Third Field. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Lansing Lugnuts released their 2011 official schedule on Wednesday, featuring the popular Crosstown Showdown against Michigan State University alongside brand new Tuesday Dollar Deal Days and Wednesday Ladies Nights. Continue reading
First it was the Thomas M. Cooley Law School stepping up to buy the naming rights to the former Oldsmobile Park, home of the Single-A Lansing Lugnuts. Cooley locked in an 11-year deal for $1.485 million. Now comes Jackson National Life Insurance Company, which just agreed to pay $1.353 million over 11 years to name the field. The Lugnuts will now play at Jackson Field at Thomas M. Cooley Law School Stadium. Read more here. Continue reading
Oldmobile Park, home of the Midwest League’s Lansing Lugnuts, will soon be renamed Thomas M. Cooley Law School Stadium. In a unique and bold move, America’s largest law school (3,600 students) based in Michigan’s capital city has secured the ballpark’s naming rights for the next 11 years for $1.5 million. Continue reading
Montgomery Biscuits’ co-owner Sherrie Myers admittedly doesn’t fully understand all the nuances of the game on the field, but she does know about branding, marketing, and creating a ballpark environment that keeps fans coming back for more. Together, Myers and her husband Tom Dickson also own and operate the highly successful Lansing Lugnuts. Read more here.