In recent months, conversations have amplified about the possibility of a baseball stadium in Knoxville (TN), but are the pieces finally coming together? Seven acres of land, a part of the Knox Rail Salvage property, is reportedly now owned by Randy Boyd, the owner of the Tennessee Smokies (Double-A, Southern League). Read more and watch news report here.
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ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Tuesday that the former Heisman Trophy winner and two-time national champion Tim Tebow is pursuing a career in professional baseball. Several minor league teams responded, including the Birmingham Barons (Double-A, Southern League) and Bridgeport Bluefish (Independent Professional, Atlantic League). Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Alabama-Mississippi Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society is dedicating a sculpture created by local artists Caleb O’ Connor and Craig Wedderspoon as a lasting tribute to former Time Inc. CEO and current Birmingham Barons owner, Don Logan, the Society’s 2015 Legacy of Leadership honoree. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – When choosing the name of Pensacola’s new Double-A club in 2012, more than 3,200 votes were cast for six final choices. The Blue Wahoos won over the possibilities of the Aviators, Mullets, Redbones, Salty Dogs and Loggerheads. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Birmingham Barons once again set a new attendance record at Regions Field, welcoming 8,607 fans for the third record-breaking crowd in the past four home games. Continue reading