A committee formed to hash out the baseball stadium proposal in Spotsylvania County (VA) will tonight consider a counteroffer drafted by the county’s outside counsel that maintains the same $25 million/$8 million funding split but seeks higher rent payments, a revenue-sharing agreement and other concessions from the Hagerstown Suns (Single-A, South Atlantic League). Read more here.
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The Boise Hawks’ (Single-A, Northwest League) new ownership group, Agon Sports and Entertainment, came into Boise last fall well aware of the club’s need for a new ballpark. The group wants to mirror what it has done in Fort Wayne (IN), and what it’s about to do in North Augusta (SC), to get it done in Idaho’s capital city. Read more here.
The 75-piece Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra played for free at Fox Cities Stadium, home of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (Single-A, Midwest League), on Thursday night for the “Brats, Beer and Beethoven at the Ballpark” event. The event was a win-win for both the orchestra and the team. Read more and watch news report here.
A massive fire that destroyed Eugene’s historic Civic Stadium, the former home of the Eugene Emeralds (Single-A, Northwest League), was caused by four boys playing with fire who fled when the flames got out of control, investigators said Thursday. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – There aren’t many things more American than baseball, hot dogs, cold beer and our military. That foursome will come together in a big way for the second consecutive year as the Charleston RiverDogs and Palmetto Brewing Company partner to help raise funds for military-themed charity Soldiers’ Angels. Continue reading
A summer collegiate Coastal Plain League franchise will take up residence at Grayson Stadium when the Savannah Sand Gnats (Single-A, South Atlantic League) depart for a new ballpark in Columbia (SC) after the 2015 season. The team will be owned by Jesse Cole and Fans First Entertainment, who will continue to own the Gastonia Grizzlies and manage the Martinsville Mustangs in the CPL. Read more here. Watch news reports here and here.