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Snappers Excited for Another Season, But Ongoing Ballpark Woes Put Team in Jeopardy

The Beloit Snappers (Single-A, Midwest League) are fired up to begin the new season with a new skipper at the helm.  Read more here.  But underlying the excitement for the new season is the uncertain future for the club playing in one of the most outdated ballparks in the minors.  Time has not run out on the Snappers’ bid to build a new home, but it’s getting close, however.  Very close.  Read more here.

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Pohlman Concourse Renovation Nearing Completion

Beloit Snappers LogoThe Single-A Beloit Snappers are close to completing a renovation of the concourse at Pohlman Field.  The new concourse will feature a rain garden that will host natural vegetation and help the drainage of water from the concourse surface.  The project was funded by the city of Beloit (WI) at a cost of about $82,000.  View photo gallery here.

Beloit Snappers Facebook photo

Beloit Snappers Facebook photo

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Pohlman Field (Beloit, WI)

Beloit Snappers LogoMLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Pohlman Field, home of the Single-A Beloit Snappers (Midwest League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Snappers Choose New President

The board of directors for the Single-A Beloit Snappers (Midwest League) have elected board-member Brian Christianson as the team’s new president.  Of course, securing a new stadium to replace severely outdated Pohlman Field will be his primary concern.  Read more here.

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Still Dreaming of a New Ballpark in Beloit

At the Beloit (WI) Snappers annual hot stove banquet, one topic on the minds of everyone was a new stadium to replace long-time obsolete Pohlman Field.  While efforts to nail down a new ballpark have been going on for years, nobody seems to have given up hope.  That said, progress continues to move at an uncertain snail’s pace.  Read more here.

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