The Chicago White Sox on Monday began hoisting the sign for their baseball park’s new name — Guaranteed Rate Field. Read more here.
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The St. Paul (MN) City Council is expected to vote next week on a proposal to amend city code to permit two signs on the roof of the new ballpark under construction in Lowertown for the indy pro St. Paul Saints (American Association). The council typically has balked at allowing large and flashing signs to advertise products or companies. Read more here.
The Chicago Cubs released a revised plan for Wrigley Field’s renovation Tuesday that calls for new signs, including some that would block the view from nearby rooftop venues, and warn that the team’s management would consider moving to another site if they are not allowed to control their ballpark. Read more here. Watch video from Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts. Go to WrigleyField.com.
As we posted a couple of weeks ago, a fan’s complaint spurred the Texas Rangers and new ballpark naming-rights partner Globe Life to change the signage at Globe Life Park, formerly Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. The new signage has been installed and available for viewing. We think Globe Life got a little taken on the switch. Read more and view photos here.
After a fan’s complaint and subsequent rumblings on Facebook that Globe Life’s contemporary new signage on the outside of Globe Life Park (formerly Rangers Ballpark in Arlington) didn’t fit the stadium’s green-and-brick throwback look, the Texas Rangers and Globe Life have agreed to replace it. Read more and view photo here.
A company based in Arnold is putting the finishing touches on the new signs for Cardinal Nation at Ballpark Village outside Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals. The large LED signs have been in production for nearly six months. They include lettering for rooftops as well as inside the building. Read more and watch video here.
The Chicago Cubs on Wednesday briefly raised a mock-up of a 650-square-foot script sign at Wrigley Field as a test run to allay fears of nearby rooftop club owners who don’t want to see their lucrative views of the playing surface blocked by signage. The rooftop owners were not satisfied. Read more here. View photos here.