Tag Archives: Northwest League

Development Official vs. Boise Ballpark Opponent: Police Called

Details are sketchy, but an interaction between Capital City Development Corporation executive director John Brunelle and ballpark opponent and Concerned Taxpayers of Boise member Bill Illett inside Boise City Council chambers became heated enough for a Boise Police officer to be called in for a report of a battery.  Apparently, the two had a pre-existing relationship as co-owners of the failed Idaho Stampede (NBA D-League) basketball team.  Read more here.  Read UPDATE here.

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Remembering Seattle’s Historic Sicks Stadium

From 1938 to 1977, Sicks Stadium hosted thousands of baseball games, a couple football games and a number of concerts. It was home to a handful of teams from various leagues and divisions.  It was, during the sport’s much-hailed glory days, where baseball lived in Seattle.  Read more here.  View ballpark photos and specs here.

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Site for Proposed Boise Ballpark Moves from Downtown to West End

The Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League) may not be moving to downtown Boise (ID) after all.  The proposed site of the multi-use stadium that would also house the the team has been moved to an unspecified West End location.  Read more here and here.

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Alive and Well at 67-Year-Old Nat Bailey Stadium

Everywhere you look in and around the 67-year-old Nat Bailey Stadium, home of the Vancouver Canadians (Single-A, Northwest League), there’s something going on.  In the midst of all this activity sits team president Andy Dunn, tirelessly working the phone in his office.  Read more here.

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Hearing on Boise Ballpark Development Delayed

At the developer’s request, the city of Boise (ID) will not schedule decision-making hearings on a Downtown Boise stadium project until the developer submits a more detailed proposal along with an application to rezone the property.  Read more here.

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Greenstone Faces Heat Over Proposed Boise Ballpark Location

Greenstone Properties, the Atlanta (GA)-based developer that wants to build a baseball stadium for the Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League) on the southern edge of Downtown Boise (ID), held a public meeting Tuesday on the proposed project, and angry opponents were out in force.  Read more and watch video here.

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Boise Hawks Ownership Returns to Ballpark Plan A

After more than a year of negotiating local politics and evaluating alternatives, the managing partner of the Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League) ownership group has returned to his Plan A: proposing a stadium on the southeast corner of Americana Boulevard and Shoreline Drive in Downtown Boise.  Read more here.

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