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Hopes Fade for Proposed Parkersburg Ballpark

The words “play ball” won’t be heard any time soon-at least not on Fort Boreman Hill.  At least that’s the point officials are making about the proposed baseball team and multi-purpose ballpark in Parkersburg (WV).  Read more here.

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Land Donated for Parkersburg Ballpark

Frontier League logoA developer has donated 10 acres for a proposed minor league baseball stadium in Parkersburg (WV) for a Frontier League (Indy Pro) franchise.  Read more here.

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Parkersburg (WV) Takes Next Ballpark Steps

Frontier League logoParkersburg (WV) Mayor Bob Newell announced at tonight’s special City Council meeting that he has signed a cooperative agreement with the owner of the indy pro Washington Wild Things (Frontier League) to start the process of bringing a baseball team and multipurpose stadium to the city.  Read more here.

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Search for Ballpark Site in Parkersburg (WV) Narrows

Frontier League logoOne more potential site for an indy pro Frontier League baseball stadium in Parkersburg (WV) is off the market, as about 300 acres of property atop Lee’s Hill were sold last month.  With the Lee’s Hill land off the table, only the Sixth Street area of downtown Parkersburg, the site preferred by many, remains out of four potential sites mentioned earlier this year.  Meanwhile, work on the second phase of the feasibility study for the project continues.  Read more here.

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Study Shows Support for New Parkersburg (WV) Ballpark

Frontier League logoThe prospect of building a multi-use baseball stadium in Parkersburg (WV) for an indy pro Frontier League franchise received strong support in the initial phase of a feasibility study.  More than 70 percent of respondents said they were in favor of the idea.  More than 25 percent expressed interest in season tickets.  The second phase of the study is now underway.  Read more here.

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Looks Like ‘Ohio River’ or ‘Ohio Valley’ for New Parkersburg Franchise

Frontier League logoAlthough the next phase of a feasibility study looking at bringing an indy pro Frontier League baseball team to Parkersburg (WV) focuses on three locations in the city, it appears “Parkersburg” likely won’t be part of the club’s name.  Read more here.

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Parkersburg Readies for Second Phase of Ballpark Study

Frontier League logoParkersburg (WV) Mayor Bob Newell said he expects the second phase of a baseball stadium feasibility study to begin within the next two to three weeks.  The first phase of a study to determine support of an indy pro Frontier League franchise in town was released Monday and showed widespread support for the plan.  Read more here.

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