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Agon Sports Has a Proven Plan for New Boise Ballpark

Boise Hawks LogoThe Boise Hawks’ (Single-A, Northwest League) new ownership group, Agon Sports and Entertainment, came into Boise last fall well aware of the club’s need for a new ballpark.  The group wants to mirror what it has done in Fort Wayne (IN), and what it’s about to do in North Augusta (SC), to get it done in Idaho’s capital city.  Read more here.

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Brats, Beer and…um…Beethoven?

Wisconsin Timber RattlersThe 75-piece Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra played for free at Fox Cities Stadium, home of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (Single-A, Midwest League), on Thursday night for the “Brats, Beer and Beethoven at the Ballpark” event.  The event was a win-win for both the orchestra and the team.  Read more and watch news report here.

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Fox Cities Stadium Beer Brats and Beethoven

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Whitecaps Announce ‘Minion Night’

West Michigan White Caps LogoThe West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League) have scheduled “Minion Night” for Tuesday, June 16.  The first 1,000 kids (12 and under) through the gates will receive a Minion youth cap.  The night of fun and games will include Despicable Me Minions wandering the concourse throughout the game.  Learn more here.

West Michigan Whitecaps Minion Night

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Fifth Third Bank Ballpark (Geneva, IL)

Minor League Baseball LogoKane County Cougars LogoMiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Fifth Third Bank Ballpark, the home of the Kane County Cougars (Single-A, Midwest League).  Read more and view photos in a three-part series here, here and here.

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No Bids for Parcels Available for Development Around SB Cubs Ballpark

South Bend Cubs Primary LogoSome prime city-owned parcels around South Winds Field, home of the South Bend Cubs (Single-A, Midwest League), were put up for sale Thursday, but no offers were received.  Nonetheless, city officials remain hopeful of making something big happen around the ballpark, similar to development in Fort Wayne.  Read more here.

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Hot Rods Announce Addition of Carousel to Bowling Green Ballpark

Bowling Green Hot Rods LogoPRESS RELEASE – Since their inception in 2009, the Bowling Green Hot Rods have cast themselves as one of the most creative entertainment outlets in all of Minor League Baseball, using Bowling Green Ballpark as the centerpiece venue in creating a top-notch family-friendly experience. Continue reading

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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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