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New BayBears Ownership Includes Madison (AL) Investor

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.

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Madison (AL) Confirms Interest in Attracting MiLB Team

The city of Madison (AL) on Wednesday confirmed what has long been known, even if unspoken.  It’s interested in attracting a minor league baseball team, considering building a stadium and in talks with an ownership group about relocating a team in the Huntsville suburb.  Read more here.

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Mayor: We’ll Do What We Can to Persuade Owners to Keep BayBears in Town

Mobile (AL) Mayor Sandy Stimpson said Tuesday that he doesn’t consider it a done deal that the Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League) baseball team will relocated to Huntsville (AL) after the 2018 season.  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the link.

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Madison (AL) Takes Next Ballpark Step

The City of Madison (AL) near Huntsville took the next step Monday night towards paving the way for a minor league baseball team to relocate to the Tennessee Valley.  In a unanimous vote, the Madison City Council approved two resolutions that would set public hearings for a new zoning category, called “Urban Center District.”  Read more and watch news report here.

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Madison (AL) Paving the Way for New Southern League Ballpark?

There may be movement on the prospect of Madison (AL) near Huntsville becoming the home of a minor league baseball team.  It looks like the city is making way for a multi-use stadium.  Read more here.

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Mobile BayBears Heading to Location Near Huntsville?

An Arizona company has solicited investors to help complete a purchase of the Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League), with the hope of relocating the franchise to Madison County (AL).  Read more and watch news report here.

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BayBears, Angels Agree to PDC

Mobile Bay Bears New LogoLos Angeles Angels LogoPRESS 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

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