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.
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Last year, Henderson (NV) officials quietly began a push to lure the Arizona Diamondbacks from the team’s Phoenix home to their city. Although discussions have stalled, the move signals Henderson’s desire to grow as a professional sports-caliber city. Read more here.
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
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
— Joe Mock (@baseballparks) April 10, 2019
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.
— Mick Akers (@mickakers) April 2, 2019
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.
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:
— Las Vegas RJ (@reviewjournal) March 8, 2019
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.
— Las Vegas RJ (@reviewjournal) February 20, 2019
The Oakland Raiders have reportedly chosen to go from sharing O.Co Coliseum stadium next season with Oakland A’s to sharing Oracle Park with San Francisco Giants. The Raiders are scheduled to move to Las Vegas ahead of the 2020 season.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 4, 2019
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! ⚾️✨
— Las Vegas Ballpark (@thelvballpark) January 23, 2019
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.
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®.
Summerlin (NV) developer Howard Hughes Corp. has laid out plans for a 14-story, 267-room hotel just south of the new ballpark currently under construction for the soon-to-be-renamed Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League). The 4.3-acre project, on Pavilion Center Drive across from the company’s open-air Downtown Summerlin mall, would include a restaurant, rooftop bar and spa. Read more and see photo here. Meanwhile, the team will unveil its new name and logos this coming Saturday. Read more here.
A topping off ceremony took place for the Las Vegas Ballpark at Downtown Summerlin (NV), just south of City National Arena Thursday. The ceremony marked the construction progress and recognizes the 200 workers construction workers on the Howard Hughes Corporation project. Read more here.
— Las Vegas Ballpark (@thelvballpark) October 11, 2018
Las Vegas food entrepreneur Sarah Camarota is the new hospitality experience curator for Las Vegas Ballpark, the future home of the Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) that is under construction in Downtown Summerlin (NV). Read more here.
Construction on the new ballpark in Summerlin (NV) for the soon-to-be-renamed Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) is progressing nicely. Joe Mock of BaseballParks.com has posted six construction photos on his Facebook page. Click on graphic or link below to view photos:
Breathable mesh seats are being installed at the new stadium in Downtown Summerlin for the Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League). Read more and view photo here.
Heavy machinery is changing the Las Vegas skyline. In Summerlin, mounds of dirt are giving way to a brand-new baseball park for the expected-to-be-renamed Las Vegas 51s ((Triple-A, Pacific Coast League). The new stadium is set to become a crown jewel in the area. Watch news report here.
An entirely new era is set to be ushered in for the Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League). After this season, the Triple-A baseball team will not only move to a new stadium, it will feature a new Major League Baseball team affiliation with a new team name. Read more here.
Construction of Las Vegas Ballpark in Summerlin (NV) is underway and on track for next season. Read more and view photos here. Meanwhile, the Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) ownership has announced that it will rebrand the team with a name change for the 2019 season. Read more and watch news report here. Learn about the “Name the Team Sweepstakes” here. Submit your name choice here.
A new minor league ballpark in Downtown Summerlin would provide an obstacle for Major League Baseball if it wanted to relocate to Las Vegas, Mayor Carolyn Goodman said. Read more here.
Clark County (NV) commissioners have unanimously approved the permit to build the new Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) baseball stadium in Downtown Summerlin, not far from the Golden Knights’ practice facility. Read more and watch news report here.
Howard Hughes Corp., which acquired a controlling ownership interest in the Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) earlier this year, announced plans to build a 10,000-seat ballpark in downtown Summerlin (NV) that will break ground by early 2018 and be ready for the 2019 season. Read more here. As previously announced, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority acquired naming rights for the stadium in a 20-year, $80 million deal.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority will consider spending $80 million over 20 years on the naming rights for the “Las Vegas Ballpark,” a Triple A baseball stadium in Summerlin where the Las Vegas 51s would play beginning in 2019. Read more here.
The process to procure a new stadium for the Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) has been long and complicated with a timetable that continually has been pushed back. But for now, team leaders seem optimistic that the team could move into a new stadium next to the Vega Golden Knights’ (NHL) practice facility by the 2019 season. Read more here.
For months, planning for a new stadium and the relocation of the Oakland Raiders have dominated Las Vegas news. But another team in town is looking to restart new stadium talks. Read more here. Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the link.
Because the proposed new ballpark for the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s (Pacific Coast League) is slated for the planned community of Summerlin outside the city limits of Las Vegas, it is unlikely that public dollars from Sin City will be made available for the project. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman made the following three suggestions: Continue reading