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Mayor Plans to Demolish Greer Stadium, Turn Land into Park

Nashville (TN) Mayor David Briley is planning to seek $1 million in funding from the Metro Council to demolish Greer Stadium, former home of the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) and convert the land into a park.  The mayor plans to put the plan before the council in April.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Ballpark-Area Project Slated to Begin Next Summer

A summer groundbreaking is being eyed for an apartment building to hug First Tennessee Park, home of the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), and front the Cumberland River Greenway.  Nashville-based developers and brothers Chris Ward and Tim Ward, who own Ward Brothers Development LLC, will oversee the project.  Read more and view renderings gallery here.

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Nashville’s Pro Soccer Club to Play Inaugural Season at Sounds’ Home

Nashville Soccer Club, the city’s United Soccer League expansion club set to begin competition next year, will play its 2018 inaugural season at First Tennessee Park, home of the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more here.

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Sounds, Mayor’s Office Announce Total Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

PRESS RELEASE – The Nashville Sounds, in conjunction with Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, Metro Government, the Metro Sports Authority, and the Adventure Science Center, have announced the festivities for the total solar eclipse viewing party at First Tennessee Park on Monday, August 21. Continue reading

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Redevelopment on Deck for Old Greer Stadium Site

The future of Nashville’s old minor league baseball stadium will soon be determined.  Officials have seven redevelopment pitches in hand, and have asked some of the development teams to answer follow-up questions on Monday.  Read more here

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Local Art-Focused Mini Golf Course to be Added to First Tennessee Park

Nashville Sounds New Color Pick LogoThe Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) and Nashville-based Strategic Hospitality announced today they are hoping to start work within the next few weeks on a nine-hole miniature golf course for First Tennessee Park.  Read more here.

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Parks Department Recommends Greer Demolition

Nashville Sounds LogoMetro Parks & Recreation Director Tommy Lynch said this week that his department is recommending the demolition of the 1978-era, city-owned Greer Stadium, the former home of the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) — a first step toward a range of possible future uses for the property on Chestnut Street near Eighth Avenue South.  Read more here.

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