Tag Archives: Rosemont (IL)

Chicago Dogs Unveil Uniforms

The Chicago Dogs (Independent Professional, American Association) baseball team officially unveiled its home and away uniforms for its inaugural season.  The uniforms feature the blue color and red stars of Chicago’s flag, with the team’s hot dog-inspired logo.  Read more here.  Watch news report here.

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Sod Goes Down at New Rosemont Ballpark

Roger Bossard, the head Chicago White Sox groundskeeper who’s become known as “The Sodfather,” helped lay down the first pieces of sod Tuesday at the new Chicago Dogs (Independent Professional, American Association) stadium under construction in Rosemont (IL).  Read more and watch video here.

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It’s the ‘Chicago Dogs’ for New Rosemont Franchise

PRESS RELEASE – Chicago takes its hot dogs seriously and that passion has provided the inspiration for the name for the Chicago Dogs, a new suburban independent league baseball team debuting next year.  Read more here.  View team website here.

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Foodservice Provider Hired for Rosemont’s New Ballpark

The planned Rosemont (IL) minor league baseball franchise expected to play ball next year has hired Professional Sports Catering LLC as its as its food and beverage vendor.  Read more here.

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Nothing Minor About Rosemont’s New Ballpark

When Rosemont’s (IL) new $60 million, 6,300-seat baseball stadium opens a year from now, the only thing minor league about it might be the team on the field and ticket prices.  So say the two investors behind the still-unnamed American Association (Independent Professional) franchise, which is expected to begin play in May 2018.  Read more and view rendering here.

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Veeck Talks Saints and Rosemont (IL)

Legendary baseball promoter Mike Veeck joined WGN Radio’s Dave Hoekstra to talk all things on and off the ball field, including the 25th anniversary of the St. Paul Saints (Independent Professional, American Association) and the possibility of bringing professional baseball and “Fun Is Good” to Rosemont (IL).  Read more and listen here.

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Construction Begins on New Rosemont (IL) Ballpark

American Association Logo High-ResConstruction is underway on the new Rosemont (IL) minor league baseball stadium and mixed-use “Pearl District” on each side of Balmoral Avenue just west of the Tri-State Tollway (I-294).  Read more here.

Rendering by Snow Kreilich Architects

Rendering by Snow Kreilich Architects

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