A finalist interested in operating Hank Aaron Stadium in Mobile (AL) last year is pitching independent league baseball and a new stadium at the OWA entertainment complex in Foley (AL). Read more here.
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The Babe Ruth League World Series, one of the largest youth sporting events in the country, will once again be played in Mobile (AL). The 2020 Babe Ruth 16-18 World Series will take place August 1-8 at Hank Aaron Stadium, former home of the Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League). Read more here.
A big vote is happening today for the future of Hank Aaron Stadium in Mobile (AL). Since the Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League) packed their bags and moved to a new home in North Alabama, questions have swirled about the future of this historic ballpark. Read more and watch news report here.
Two former Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League) assistant general managers are now part of a new company working on a plan to manage Hank Aaron Stadium, which is losing it’s team to a new ballpark near Huntsville (AL). It’s called Mobile Sports and Entertainment Group, or MSEG, and the owners plans go beyond, but include, baseball. Read more here.
Louis Breland, the developer of a live-work-play center in Madison mentioned as a possible future home for the Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League), is one of the investors that now own ball club. The BayBears were officially sold Thursday to BallCorps, LLC. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Mobile BayBears and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have announced a new two-year player development contract that will begin with the 2017 season. Los Angeles is the third parent club the BayBears have been affiliated with since joining the Southern League in 1997 (San Diego Padres, Arizona Diamondbacks). Continue reading
A new baseball stadium could be part of future talks when city officials in Mobile (AL) begin contemplating replacements for the 51-year-old Mobile Civic Center, a top city officials said on Tuesday. Read more here.
When the Double-A Mobile BayBears (Southern League) return to Hank Aaron Stadium in April next year for the start of the 2015 season, they will arrive to the oldest baseball park in the Southern League. Chris Morgan, who was recently named the BayBears’ new general manager, wasted no time sounding the alarm for ballpark improvements. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Mobile BayBears President Bill Shanahan, who has been with the team since its inception, announced that he is stepping down from his position with the team, to start a new chapter in his career. Bill and his wife Vicki will be returning to South Carolina where he owns a Summer Collegiate Franchise in the Coastal Plain League. Continue reading