It was reported earlier this summer that officials in Henderson (NV) were quietly trying to lure the Arizona Diamondbacks from Phoenix (AZ), where efforts to build a new major league ballpark have stalled. And that was before Las Vegas Ballpark was christened and the Las Vegas Aviators (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) began obliterating attendance records. Read more here.
Tag Archives: Las Vegas Aviators
Ballpark Pool a Big Hit in Vegas
It could be a scene at any number of pool parties across Southern Nevada, but this one has a key difference: It’s taking place amid a minor league baseball game at the new Las Vegas Ballpark. Read more and view photos here.
Filed under Amenities & Features, Fun & Atmosphere, Stadium Issues
Las Vegas Ballpark Named 2019 ‘Ballpark of the Year’
Las Vegas Ballpark in Summerlin (NV), the new home of the Las Vegas Aviators (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), is the winner of BaseballParks.com’s award for the 2019 Ballpark of the Year. Read story here. Read full ballpark review here. It’s hard to believe, but this is actually the 20th anniversary of this prestigious honor, which site-founder Joe Mock will bestow in person on Saturday prior to the Aviators’ game.
Filed under Awards & Recognition, Ballpark Visits
Mock Tours, Reviews New Vegas Ballpark
Joe Mock of BaseballParks.com was in Summerlin (NV) recently to tour the new $100-million ballpark that opened last week for the Las Vegas Aviators (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League). Mock’s in-depth review checks in at 5,800 words and three-dozen photographs covering everything from the ballpark design to fan amenities and concessions. Read review and view photos here.
Don't miss our brand-new review of Las Vegas Ballpark! Loads of info and lots of photos you won't see anywhere else. https://t.co/Qzni5Oqcyv @AviatorsLV @thelvballpark @HOKSportsRecEnt pic.twitter.com/mpQgFuoUnv
— Joe Mock (@baseballparks) April 15, 2019
Filed under Ballpark Visits, Design & Construction, Stadium Issues
Aviators Open New Ballpark in Front of 11,036, Introduce Mascots
The Las Vegas Aviators (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) opened their new ballpark in Summerlin (NV) Tuesday night in front of a crowd of 11,036. They also introduced two new mascots — Spruce the Goose and Mr. Aviator. Read more and watch news report here. Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com is in Vegas to experience the stadium, so we expect some great professional coverage from his visit. Stay tuned!
We’re the two best friends that anyone could have! 😉⚾️✈️ pic.twitter.com/ufpJ8D0IA2
— Spruce the Goose (@SpruceLV) April 10, 2019
I'll have a lot more to say about the color scheme here at @theLVballpark, but for now, the orange on the underside of the roof is brilliant. @AviatorsLV pic.twitter.com/dFmW6Jr7Cg
— Joe Mock (@baseballparks) April 10, 2019
Filed under Design & Construction, Stadium Issues
Aviators Host Media Day, Food and Beverage a Cut Above the Rest
The Las Vegas Aviators (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) held media day at the new Las Vegas Ballpark on Tuesday. Read more and watch news report here. Meanwhile, Celebrity chef Giada de Laurentiis is playing a starring role in a food and beverage lineup worthy of the majors. Read more here.
The pool located behind the @thelvballpark outfield is now filled with water and ready to go for Opening Day next week. #vegas #aviators #milb pic.twitter.com/BeYhOpmU9A
— Mick Akers (@mickakers) April 2, 2019
New Las Vegas Ballpark Now Has Grass
Grass was laid down at the Las Vegas Ballpark Thursday, just weeks before the Las Vegas Aviators (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) are scheduled to start playing there. Opening day is April 9 when the Aviators will play Sacramento at 7:05 p.m. Read more here.
Filed under Design & Construction, Field & Turf, Stadium Issues
Drone Footage of Las Vegas Ballpark Construction
Drone footage captured the latest updates of the Las Vegas Ballpark in Downtown Summerlin. The big update, as of March 7, includes large signage above where the biggest video scoreboard in minor league baseball will reside. Read more and watch video here. The biggest news though, might be $2 beer nights at the new stadium:
The days of enjoying $1 beer nights at 51s (now @AviatorsLV) games are a thing of the past 🍺https://t.co/iiJHYOCRHe
— Las Vegas RJ (@reviewjournal) March 8, 2019
Las Vegas Ballpark Construction – VIDEO
The stadium that will serve as the new home for the Las Vegas Aviators (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) is quickly taking shape in Downtown Summerlin (NV), after nearly a year of construction. The seats are filling in, the scoreboard is going up, and they’re getting the field prepared for grass. Watch video here.
Get ready, baseball fans! @thelvballpark is expected to open in less than 50 days… https://t.co/0XJvDjmJsR
— Las Vegas RJ (@reviewjournal) February 20, 2019
Aviators Unveil Largest LED Video Display in the Minors
Las Vegas Ballpark will have the biggest videoboard in minor league baseball — and bigger than those at stadiums of five Major League Baseball teams. Read more here. View press release here.
Filed under Amenities & Features, Media
Ballpark Construction Crews Keep on Rolling in Vegas
Construction crews continue their busy work schedule at the Las Vegas Ballpark in Summerlin (NV) that will serve as the home of the newly re-branded Las Vegas Aviators (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) starting this April. Read more here.
Wow! Take a look at this drone footage the @HowardHughesCo shared of construction at @thelvballpark. The @AviatorsLV will officially play in the new Summerlin stadium in April.
— Las Vegas RJ Sports (@RJ_Sports) January 19, 2019
Putting our “VEGAS” on! ⚾️✨
Hard hats are hard at work, setting the template for our exterior sign.#LVBallpark pic.twitter.com/I6ggt2ZCxl
— Las Vegas Ballpark (@thelvballpark) January 23, 2019
Seat Installation Underway at Las Vegas Ballpark
Three months before the first pitch is thrown at the new Las Vegas Ballpark, workers are finishing up construction on the stadium — installing the first AirFlow mesh seats on Friday. Read more here.
4Topps First Glimpse at our
First Class Fan Experience:
💺 100% AirFlow Mesh Seats pic.twitter.com/pdl0cFVwwL
— Las Vegas Ballpark (@thelvballpark) January 4, 2019
Las Vegas Aviators Select Professional Sports Catering as Concessionaire
PRESS RELEASE – The Howard Hughes Corporation®, developer and owner of the Las Vegas Aviators®, announced today the selection of Professional Sports Catering (PSC) as the official hospitality partner for the new Las Vegas Ballpark®, set to open in Summerlin® this spring. PSC, the leader in food and beverage for Minor League Baseball ballparks across the country, will offer fans an array of innovative culinary options throughout the highly anticipated new stadium.
Filed under Food & Beverage
It’s the ‘Las Vegas Aviators’
PRESS RELEASE – The Howard Hughes Corporation®, owner of the Las Vegas 51s®, the city’s professional Triple-A baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), and developer of the Summerlin® master planned community and the Las Vegas Ballpark currently under construction at Downtown Summerlin®, announced today the team’s new name – the Las Vegas Aviators®.
Filed under Branding & Marketing
The Las Vegas Aviators?
The Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) first announced plans to rebrand for next season in April. Now, one of the frontrunners appears to have been identified. The owners of the team have filed 20 different trademarks applications for what appears to be a potential new name for the club — the Las Vegas Aviators. Read more here.
Filed under Branding & Marketing