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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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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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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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Development Coming to Area Around New Sulphur Dell Ballpark

Nashville Sounds New Color Pick LogoThe sons of Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) Managing Partner Frank Ward have paid $6 million to buy and develop two tracts of land in the area near the team’s new ballpark at Sulphur Dell.  Read more here.

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Sounds Attendance Jumps 43.3% in New Ballpark

Nashville Sounds New Color Pick LogoThere is a long season ahead before we can truly determine the success of the new Sulphur Dell ballpark built for the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), but 16 home games in, the team has had three sellouts, and attendance has increased by 43.3% over last year from an average of 4,909 to 7,034.  Read more here.

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Sounds Open New Ballpark

Nashville Sounds New Color Pick LogoThe Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) opened their new Sulphur Dell ballpark in front of a capacity crowd of 10,459. Read more and view news report here.  View photo gallery of First Tennessee Park’s inaugural home opener here.

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