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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Monongalia County Ballpark (Granville, WV)

West Virginia Black Bears LogoBrian Merzbach from BallparkReviews.com recently visited Monongalia County Ballpark, the new home of the West Virginia Black Bears (Single-A, New York-Penn League).  View photos and review here.

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Monongalia County Ballpark Named ‘2015 Ballpark of the Year’

Joe Mock BaseballParksMonongalia County Ballpark in Granville (WV), home to the West Virginia University Mountaineers and the West Virginia Black Bears (Single-A, New York-Penn League) is the winner of the BaseballParks.com award for the 2015 Ballpark of the Year.  Read more here.  Read press release here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Monongalia County Ballpark (Granville, WV)

BaseballParks.com LogoWest Virginia Black Bears LogoJoe Mock from BaseballParks.com recently visited Monongalia County Ballpark, the new home of the West Virginia Black Bears (Single-A, New York-Penn League) and West Virginia University Mountaineers (Big-12).  Mr. Mock’s comprehensive review covers the stadium’s development, design and construction, amenities, concessions, and overall fan experience.  Read more and view photos here.

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Relocated, Rebranded Black Bears Open Inaugural Season in New Morgantown Ballpark

West Virginia Black Bears LogoThe West Virginia Black Bears (Single-A, New York-Penn League) kicked off their inaugural season in their new $21 million home Friday night in front of a reported crowd of 3,019.  Read more here.  View photos here.  The former Jamestown Jammers relocated to Morgantown (WV) from New York after the 2014 season.  The Bears share Monongalia County Ballpark with the University of West Virginia baseball team.

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Mountaineers Ballpark Construction Update

West Virginia University LogoNewYorkPennLeagueLogoA new rendering of the Monongalia County Ballpark currently under construction for the West Virginia University Mountaineers baseball team (and possibly a Single-A New York-Penn League club) in Morgantown (WV) has surfaced.  The new stadium is scheduled to open in time for the 2015 college baseball season.  Read more hereView construction webcam here.

West Virginia University Ballpark Rendering 7.24.14

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Mountaineers Play Last Game at Hawley Field, New Ballpark Under Construction

West Virginia University LogoThe West Virginia University Mountaineers closed out Hawley Field with 12-6 win over the University of Texas Longhorns Sunday before a crowd of 2,237 — the second-largest crowd ever to watch a game at the 44-year-old ballpark.  Read more here.  The Mountaineers will begin play at the new 2,500-seat Monongalia County Ballpark scheduled to open in 2015.  View photo of a simulated game at the new site here.

West Virginia Ballpark Rendering

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