As the weather begins to warm for another season for the Fort Wayne TinCaps (Single-A, Midwest League), construction at Parkview Field has begun on a new group hospitality seating area. Read more here. Meanwhile, the team has unveiled their theme jerseys for the 2019 season. See below:
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Construction Underway at Parkview Field, Theme Jerseys Unveiled
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Parkview Field Ranks No. 1 Fan Experience Again
Parkview Field, home of the Fort Wayne TinCaps (Single-A, Midwest League), is featured on the cover of the January issue of Stadium Journey for being ranked the number one ballpark experience in minor league baseball for the fourth consecutive year. Read more here and here.
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Debating the Proposed New Ballpark in Boise, Comparisons to Fort Wayne
As previously reported, the managing partner of the Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League) is poised to buy 11 acres in Downtown Boise (ID), part of which he would donate to the city for the construction of a 5,000-seat, multisport stadium and event center. The stadium would be the new home for the Hawks, revived Boise State baseball, and a soccer team. Read more here.
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Parkview Field Ranked No. 1 Ballpark Experience in Minors
PRESS RELEASE – Parkview Field may soon neeed a bigger trophy case. For the third consecutive year, and for the fifth time in the last six years, Stadium Journey has ranked the home of the TinCaps as the best ballpark experience in all of Minor League Baseball. That’s out of 160 venues, ranging from the Rookie level up through Triple-A. Continue reading
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TinCaps to Add Group Seating Area
PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball’s top-rated ballpark is about to get even better. The Fort Wayne TinCaps announced at a press conference on Thursday that the team is set to add a group seating area atop Parkview Field’s Tuthill 400 Club. The new section will be called “The Summit” and will be presented by Tuthill. Continue reading
Ballpark Geyser Delays Game
A Single-A Fort Wayne TinCaps (Midwest League) game at Parkview Field was delayed 18 minutes, after a player sprinting to catch a foul ball ran into a sprinkler and triggered a geyser-like water blast that showered nearby fans and pitchers in the the TinCaps bullpen. Read more and watch video here.
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TinCaps Unveil Plans for New ‘400 Club’
PRESS RELEASE – Just days after Stadium Journey magazine named Parkview Field the #1 experience in Minor League Baseball for the second year in a row, the TinCaps announced that the team will make a new $800,000 private investment in the award-winning ballpark. Continue reading
Parkview Field Takes Top Honor Once Again
PRESS RELEASE – Parkview Field, the home of the Fort Wayne TinCaps, has been named as the top Minor League Baseball experience for the second straight season by Stadium Journey Magazine. The publication reviewed 1,225 sports venues in compiling its “Top 101 Stadium Experiences for 2012.” Parkview Field ranked as the #14 experience in all sporting venues. Parkview Field Continue reading
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Parkview Field Making the Grade
Experts can agree or disagree about the economic benefits of building a new sports facility, but everything appears to be paying off for the team and Fort Wayne (IN) taxpayers after opening $30.5 million Parkview Field, home of the Single-A Fort Wayne TinCaps (Midwest League), in 2009. Impressively, the TinCaps had record-breaking attendance for the fourth straight season. Read more here.
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Parkview Field a Model for Savannah
Hardball Capital, which owns the Single-A Savannah Sand Gnats (South Atlantic League) and Single-A Fort Wayne TinCaps (Midwest League), flew the Savannah City Council and business leaders to Fort Wayne over the weekend to tour three-year-old Parkview Field and showcase what “could be” on a portion of the Savannah River Landings site on the riverfront. Read more here and here. Historic Continue reading
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Invasive Grass Forces Turf Replacement at Parkview Field
The Fort Wayne (IN) Redevelopment Commission gave initial approval on Monday to spend $90,000 of the $140,000 needed to replace the sod at Parkview Field, home of the Single-A Fort Wayne TinCaps (Midwest League), because it’s now infested with an invasive grass. The team will pony up the remaining one-third cost for the project. Read more and view photo here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
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Parkview Field Ranked #1 MiLB Experience
PRESS RELEASE – Stadium Journey, sports travel publication and website, released their Top 100 sporting venues. Parkview Field was ranked as the #1 ballpark in all of Minor League Baseball and the #13 venue in all of professional sports in their “Best of 2011” publication. [View Top-10 list below.] Continue reading
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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Parkview Field (Fort Wayne TinCaps)
MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill visits Parkview Field, home of the Single-A Fort Wayne (IN) TinCaps. Read more and view photos here and here.
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