The Cleveland Indians plan to ask Cuyahoga County for $8 million to fund the renovation of Progressive Field. According to the organization, the improvements represent areas of the ballpark that need the most attention after 25 years of use. Read more here.
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Indians Seeking $8 Million for Progressive Field Improvements
Indians to Host 2019 MLB All-Star Game
The Cleveland Indians and their home city will be under the spotlight come 2019, when Cleveland will host the MLB All-Star Game for the sixth time in franchise history. Read more and watch report here.
Filed under Conference & Events
More Upgrades for Progressive Field
The Cleveland Indians are planning another round of upgrades at Progressive Field that include fixing up the elevators and putting in new sod on the field. Read more here.
Comparing the World Series Ballparks
As the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians prepare to meet in Game 1 of the 2016 MLB World Series on Tuesday, Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com has posted his annual comparison of the two ballparks we’ll see in this year’s Fall Classic. Read more here. View World Series game schedule here.
Filed under Amenities & Features, Ballpark Visits, Stadium Issues
Indians Expand Concessions with Local Favorites
The Cleveland Indians and concessionaire Delaware North have revealed that Happy Dog, Ohio City Burrito and Cleveland Pickle will join the growing list of local favorites to set up shop inside Progressive Field. The new additions will be available in the new Infield District, which will be a part of renovations that are taking place in the main concourse. Read more here.
Indians Announce Next Round of Progressive Renovations
A new club behind home plate on Progressive Field’s main level highlights the second phase of renovations to the ballpark, the Indians announced Wednesday. Read more here. View renderings here. Read more here from MLB.com reporter Jordan Bastian.
Tribe President: Ballpark Renovations Bolstering Attendance
Despite holding the second-worst record in Major League Baseball, attendance for the Cleveland Indians is up by 10 percent over last year, thanks to recent Progressive Field renovations, so says Tribe president Mark Shapiro. Read more here.
Filed under Amenities & Features, Rankings & Attendance
Indians’ New Two-Story Bar Named ‘The Corner’
Another piece of the Cleveland Indians’ renovations is coming into clearer view, as the team announced Thursday the name for its two-story bar in the Right Field District at Progressive Field — The Corner. Read more here. Watch video here. View construction gallery here.
Local Flavor Coming to Progressive Field’s Neighborhood-Themed Right Field District
The Cleveland Indians on Wednesday, Jan. 21, announced new partnerships with Melt Bar and Grilled, Barrio and Sweet Moses. The trio of Northeast Ohio-based food businesses to serve as the three main anchors of the neighborhood concept located in the renovated Right Field District at Progressive Field. Read more here.
Remodel of Progressive Field Begins
The Bob Feller statue was removed from Progressive Field’s Gate C area Friday as the Cleveland Indians begin planned renovations of the stadium. Read more and watch news report here. View renovation renderings here. As a side note, check out the Bob Feller Museum here.
Indians Unveil Renderings of Progressive Field Improvements
As a follow up to our post Thursday about the renovations coming to Progressive Field, the Cleveland Indians have unveiled renderings of the project. View renderings gallery here. Read more and watch videos here and here.
Indians Plan to Renovate Progressive Field
The Indians plan an extensive renovation of Progressive Field during the next two years, remodeling the 20-year-old downtown ballpark to better connect with their fans. Read more here.
Indians Partner with Verizon Wireless to Offer In-Ballpark 4G LTE and Wi-Fi
PRESS RELEASE – In an effort to better connect with fans at Progressive Field, the Indians, in partnership with Verizon Wireless, have rolled out a new Distributed Antenna System (DAS) and Wi-Fi network. Continue reading
Filed under Amenities & Features, Media
Gockowski Sworn in as ‘Governor of Brohio’
At a swearing-in ceremony Wednesday, Adam Gockowski of Twinsburg (OH) took the oath of office as the new “Governor of Brohio.” Elected by Cleveland Indians fans, Gockowski will preside over Section 117 at Progressive Field, leading cheers and trying to build enthusiasm on Friday and Saturday nights. Indians player Nick Swisher inspired the Brohio concept. Read more and view photos here.
Filed under Fun & Atmosphere, Promotions & Entertainment
Indians Lower Food and Drink Prices
The Cleveland Indians on Thursday announced the rollback of concession prices at Progressive field, including a 33 percent drop in price of a hot dog and a 24 percent drop in the price of a 12-ounce domestic beer. Team president Mark Shapiro said it came in response to fans who have called for more affordable food and drink at the ballpark. Read more here. Read press release here.
Indians to Honor Hall of Famer, Groundbreaker Larry Doby with New Street Friday
PRESS RELEASE – On the 65th anniversary of his groundbreaking integration into the American League, Indians Hall of Famer Larry Doby will be remembered with a street commemoration and on-field ceremony on July 6. Continue reading
Filed under Awards & Recognition, Human Interest
Bring on the Wind at Progressive Field
As a follow up to the Cleveland Indians renewable energy story we posted back in October, the innovative wind turbine designed by Cleveland State University professor Dr. Majid Rashidi has finally been mounted atop Progressive Field. Continue reading
Filed under Amenities & Features, Stadium Issues
Outdoor College Hockey Event at Ballpark a Success
This story didn’t get as much national ink as the NHL’s Winter Classic, but 25,864 fans showed up at Progressive Field, home of the Cleveland Indians, on Sunday to watch Michigan defeat Ohio State 4-1 in the Frozen Diamond Faceoff. Read more here. View photo gallery here.
Filed under Conference & Events, Stadium Issues
Progressive Field: Wind Turbine Testing Ground
A new 18-foot-wide helix wind turbine developed by a Cleveland State University professor will be installed on top of Progressive Field, home of the Clevelend Indians, by March. Brad Mohr, assistant director of ballpark operations, said he was approached by CSU officials about the project after speaking at a meeting about the team’s commitment to sustainability. Read more and view turbine here.
Filed under Community & Giving, Public Service, Stadium Issues