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No Pecos League at Potter Memorial

san-jacinto-christian-academy-logoInstead of allowing Southern Independent Baseball (SIB) to sub-lease Memorial Stadium to the Pecos League, Potter County (TX) Commissioners decided on Monday to sub-lease the ballpark to San Jacinto Christian Academy.  Read more here.

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Pecos League to Amarillo Decision Delayed, Dunn Told to Hold Off Selling Tickets

amarillo-lone-stars-capThe Potter County (TX) Commissioners Court agreed Monday to put a two-week hold on their decision to allow the Pecos League to be a 2017 summer tenant in Potter County Memorial Stadium.  League commissioner Andrew Dunn had jumped out ahead of the process by announcing the team after agreeing to a sublease to use the ballpark and was asked to hold off on selling tickets for now.  Read more here.  Read background here.

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Despite Announcement, Amarillo Lone Stars’ Ballpark Deal Not Finalized

amarillo-lone-stars-capIn typical Pecos League fashion, the circuit announces a new team, unveils branding and uniforms, but doesn’t quit have an approved ballpark lease in place.  This is the case in Amarillo (TX) with the Amarillo Lone Stars.  Read more here.

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Thunderheads Given OK to Begin Ballpark Renovations

Amarillo ThunderHeads Hi-ResThe indy pro Amarillo Thunderheads (American Association) have been given the green light to begin bidding out the work to renovate the locker rooms, concession stands and dugouts at Potter County Memorial Stadium over the course of the next three seasons.  The stadium was originally constructed in 1956.  Read more and watch video here.

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Renovations Coming to Potter Stadium

Amarillo Thunderheads TStephanie Tucker, vice president and general manager of the indy pro Amarillo Thunderheads (American Association), said there is a master plan in the works to improve the playing field, the locker rooms, dugouts and other amenities throughout Potter County Memorial Stadium.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Ballpark Talk Continues in Amarillo

Amarillo city officials and the inaugural Amarillo Sox continue to ponder renovating Amarillo National Bank Sox Stadium (Potter Memorial Stadium) or building a brand new ballpark to house the team.  Of course, as with any ballpark project, financing is always the primary sticking point.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Judge Puts Final Nail in Dillas’ Coffin?

No big surprise here, but a judge has rejected a motion by Reunion Sports Group, the owner of the United League’s Amarillo Dillas, to keep the American Association’s Amarillo Sox from taking up residence at Potter County Memorial Stadium, now known as Amarillo National Bank Sox Stadium.  RSG has until mid-February to file an appeal.  Read more here.

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