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Transforming Lugnuts’ Home from Baseball to Soccer is No Easy Task – VIDEO

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.

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Lansing Lugnuts to Become the Mighty Wombats on Aug. 18th

PRESS RELEASE – The votes are in: The Lansing Lugnuts will become the Lansing Mighty Wombats on Backyard Baseball Night on Saturday, August 18th.

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Johnson City’s VP/GM Accepts Position with Lugnuts

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.

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Lugnuts Introduce New Caps

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

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Mini Golf at Lugnuts Ballpark

Lansing Lugnuts LogoThe 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.

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A Tour of the Outfield Apartments

Lansing Lugnuts LogoThe $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

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Outfield Apartments Offer Suite-Style Ballpark Views

Lansing Lugnuts LogoA 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.

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‘The Outfield’ Under Construction at Cooley Law School Stadium

Lansing Lugnuts LogoConstruction 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.

Latest rendering of The Outfield apartment building now under construction at Cooley Law School Stadium.

Latest rendering of The Outfield apartment building under construction at the ballpark in Lansing

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The 2015 Beerfest at the Ballpark

Lansing Lugnuts LogoTickets 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.

Lansing Lugnuts Beerfest at the Ballpark Logo

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Lugnuts Ballpark Upgrades Over Budget

Lansing Lugnuts LogoRenovations 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.

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Lansing City Council Approves $23.5 Million Cooley Law School Stadium Renovation and Development

Lansing Lugnuts LogoPRESS 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

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