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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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.
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
The 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.
The 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.
There 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.
The 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.