After a rebrand, season one of the Syracuse Mets (Triple-A, International League) was a hit on a number of levels: Attendance in the stands and play on the field. With the season over, the off-season is in full swing with major renovations to the NBT Bank Stadium, part of the deal when the Mets made a 25-year commitment to stay in Syracuse (NY). Read more and watch news report here. View renderings gallery here.
Tag Archives: NBT Bank Stadium
Upgrades Underway at NBT Bank Stadium
Major Upgrades Eyed for Syracuse Chiefs’ Ballpark
Baseball fans can look forward to a major upgrade of Syracuse’s minor-league stadium if Onondaga County (NY) officials can pull together a renovation project that could cost $25 million or more. Read more here.
Chiefs Raising Bar for Annual Beer Festival
Fresh off its first year running its new “Craft Beer Corner,” the home of Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A, International League) will aim to boost the power of its beer selection at its annual post-season Ballpark Craft Beer Festival set for Saturday, Sept. 29 at NBT Bank Stadium. Learn more here.
Filed under Conference & Events, Food & Beverage
Chiefs to Host 3rd Annual Ballpark Brewfest Sept. 23
The Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A, International League) are holding their third annual Ballpark Brewfest on Sept. 23 at NBT Bank Stadium. View details here. Visit Brewfest website here.
Filed under Conference & Events, Food & Beverage, Fun & Atmosphere
A Missed Downtown Opportunity: Building NBT Bank Stadium
Sports columnist Bud Poliquin reflects on the summer 20 years ago when construction began on what is now called NBT Bank Stadium, home of the Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A, International League), which replaced old MacArthur Stadium. It’s not a fond memory, however, as he believes it was built in the wrong place. Read more here. His colleague Sean Kirst shares his thoughts too. Read more here.
Filed under Design & Construction, Stadium Issues
County Approves Funding for NBT Bank Stadium Improvements
The Onondaga County (NY) Legislature on Tuesday voted 17-0 to provide $949,000 for capital improvements at NBT Bank Stadium, which the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs (International League) will repay with money collected from a “facility use fee” on tickets. Read more here.
County to Vote Tuesday on Money for NBT Bank Stadium Upgrades
The Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs (International League) and Onondaga County (NY) could be teaming up for a nearly $1 million project to make NBT Bank Stadium more hospitable for large group events at games next season. Read more here.
Ballpark Visit ALERT: NBT Bank Stadium (Syracuse, NY)
MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited NBT Bank Stadium, home of the Triple-A Syracuse Chiefs (International League). Read more and view photos here.
Filed under Ballpark Visits