It could take up to a year to fix the heating and cooling system at Impact Field, home of the Chicago Dogs (Independent Professional, American Association), after a settlement was reached with the subcontractor who installed the HVAC system in the $63-million, 6,300-seat ballpark in Rosemont (IL) that opened in May 2018. Read more here.
Tag Archives: Rosemont (IL)
Cooling Down Impact Field: Settlement Reached in HVAC Dispute
Filed under Amenities & Features, Design & Construction, Legal, Stadium Issues
Mock Visits Rosemont’s Impact Field (FULL REVIEW)
Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com recently visited the new Impact Field, home of the first-year Chicago Dogs (Independent Professional, American Association). We provided a link to Mock’s initial photos right after the visit, and we are pleased to report that the full review has now been posted. Read full review and see photos here.
Ballpark Visit ALERT: Impact Field (Rosemont, IL)
Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com visited the new Impact Field, home of the first-year Chicago Dogs (Independent Professional, American Association, over Memorial Day weekend. While we expect a full report soon from Mr. Mock, you can view a few photos here.
There's a lot to like at Impact Field. Fantastic food, reasonable prices and a great game-day atmosphere. @TheChicagoDogs pic.twitter.com/OoxP8SFU6W
— Joe Mock (@baseballparks) May 27, 2018
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Dogs Open Inaugural Home Stand in Front of Packed House
There is now professional baseball in Rosemont (IL), courtesy of the Chicago Dogs (Independent Professional, American Association). The team’s inaugural home opener at the new $60 million Impact Field stadium was Friday night in front of a crowd of 6,317. Read more and view photo gallery here. Watch news report here.
Filed under Rankings & Attendance
Chicago Dogs Inaugural Home Opener Tonight
The Chicago Dogs (Independent Professional, American Association), which began their season on the road last Friday, will be hosting the franchise’s inaugural home opener Friday, May 25, at 7:05 p.m. at the new Impact Field in Rosemont (IL). Read more view photo here. Watch news report here.
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.
Filed under Branding & Marketing, Merchandising
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.
Filed under Design & Construction, Field & Turf
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.
Filed under Branding & Marketing
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.
Filed under Food & Beverage, Uncategorized
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.
Filed under Design & Construction, Market & Location, Stadium Issues
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.
Filed under Fun & Atmosphere, League & Franchise, Market & Location
Construction Begins on New Rosemont (IL) Ballpark
Construction 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.
American Association, New Ballpark Coming to Rosemont
A minor league baseball team and a brand new ballpark are coming to Rosemont. Village officials announced Wednesday morning that the board of trustees approved funding for a new $55 million, 6,300-seat stadium near O’Hare airport. The new stadium will host a franchise from the American Association (Independent Professional). Read more here.
Filed under League & Franchise, Market & Location
Construction to Begin Soon on New Ballpark in Chicago Suburb
Construction could begin in the next 60 days on a $55-million, 6,300-seat minor league baseball stadium in Rosemont (IL) that is expected to become home to a new team in the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball. Read more here.
Rosemont (IL) Reveals Plans for American Association Ballpark
Under plans revealed Tuesday by Rosemont (IL) Mayor Brad Stephens, a new American Association baseball franchise would take up residence at proposed $50-$60 million, 7,000-seat baseball stadium in 2018. The preliminary site plan was developed by Minneapolis-based Snow Kreilich Architects, which designed CHS Field, home of the league’s St. Paul Saints. Read more here.
Filed under Design & Construction, Stadium Issues