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Ballpark Visit ALERT: SRP Stadium (North Augusta, GA)

Joe Mock BaseballParksJoe Mock of BaseballParks.com recently visited SRP Park, the new home of the Augusta GreenJackets (Single-A, South Atlantic League) in North Augusta (SC).  Mock’s in-depth review checks in at 7,000 words with three-dozen photographs covering everything from ballpark design to fan amenities and concessions.  Read more and view photos here.

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Potential New Owners Continue to Eyeball Hagerstown Suns

At least two new groups have emerged with interest in buying the Hagerstown Suns (Single-A, South Atlantic League).
After talks stalled with a different ownership group from Georgia, three more entities have inquired about the minor-league baseball team, including two considered serious suitors.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, the current ownership is seeking a three-year lease extension to continue to use Municipal Stadium.  Read more here.

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Greenstone Faces Heat Over Proposed Boise Ballpark Location

Greenstone Properties, the Atlanta (GA)-based developer that wants to build a baseball stadium for the Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League) on the southern edge of Downtown Boise (ID), held a public meeting Tuesday on the proposed project, and angry opponents were out in force.  Read more and watch video here.

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Norwich Council Approves $800K for Ballpark Upgrades

After hearing from several speakers, including officials from the Connecticut Tigers (Single-A, New York-Penn League), the City Council voted 6-0 Monday to approve an $800,000 bond ordinance for improvements to the Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium which is deemed necessary to keep the team in Norwich (CT).  Read more here.

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Augusta GreenJackets Attendance in New Ballpark Looking Good, So Far

While the last game of the Augusta GreenJackets’ (Single-A, South Atlantic League) inaugural four-game home stand at the new SRP Park was postponed because of weather, attendance for the first three games was enough to put the team in fourth place out of 14 teams in the South Atlantic with 5,102 fans per game.  The team averaged 2,743 fans per game in 2017.  Watch a clip of home opener below:

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Boise Hawks Ownership Returns to Ballpark Plan A

After more than a year of negotiating local politics and evaluating alternatives, the managing partner of the Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League) ownership group has returned to his Plan A: proposing a stadium on the southeast corner of Americana Boulevard and Shoreline Drive in Downtown Boise.  Read more here.

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NBA Star Chris Paul Buys Minority Share of Dash

Officials with the Winston-Salem Dash (Single-A, Carolina League) announced Tuesday that NBA star Chris Paul will become a minority owner of the minor-league baseball team.  Read more and watch news report here.

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