The Lafayette (IN) parks board has approved restricted sales of alcohol in Loeb Stadium as part of a deal to bring a summer collegiate Prospect League franchise to town led by MKE Sports and Entertainment. Read more here. Watch news report here.
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Aaron Parrish is attempting to raise money via online crowdfunding to bring a summer collegiate Prospect League team he’s called the “Conductors” to Loeb Stadium in Lafayette (IN). The money would be used for start-up costs and covering the circuit’s $175,000 franchise fee. Parrish is currently working alone but is open to creating an ownership group. Read more here.
The city of Lafayette (IN) will begin the first phase of upgrading 73-year-old Loeb Stadium with a $200,000 spend on locker rooms in early 2014, while the master plan for ballpark improvements is being developed. Loeb was home of the defunct indy pro Lafayette Leopards ( Heartland/Mid America/Great Central Leagues) from 1994-1998. Read more and view rendering here.
Los Gatos (CA) defeated Puerto Rico 13-3 to win the 2012 Colt World Series last night at Loeb Stadium in Lafayette (IN). One lasting legacy of this year’s tournament will be a 6½-by-15-foot stadium mural created by artist Craig Martin depicting a baseball player with a bat in full swing. Read more and view mural here and here.