The Biloxi City Council approved what should be the final payment related to the construction of MGM Park, home of the Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League). Read more here.
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A new baseball stadium could be part of future talks when city officials in Mobile (AL) begin contemplating replacements for the 51-year-old Mobile Civic Center, a top city officials said on Tuesday. Read more here.
Building off the success of three consecutive attendance record setting seasons, the Birmingham Barons (Double-A, Southern League) and the Chicago White Sox have jointly agreed to terms on a two-year extension of their Player Development Contract through 2020. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs names Peter Bragan, Jr., its Vice President Emeritus, effectively immediately. Known affectionately as “Pedro,” Bragan Jr. was most recently owner and operator of the Jacksonville Suns Baseball Club. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs announces a formal re-branding of its logo, the first such design change in 21 years. Using the expertise of branding expert Todd Radom, the league was able to find a pair of logos that symbolize both the circuit’s rich past and promising future. Continue reading
Old wooden seats that were salvaged before the demolition of historic Tinker Field in Orlando were sold last week for $100 for a pair and $200 for a set of four. We’re not sure if there are any remaining or not, but check with the city if you are interested. Read more here and here. Read background story here.
The Community Maritime Park Associates in Pensacola (FL) gave unanimous approval Wednesday to “Blue Wahoos Stadium” as the name for the bayfront stadium. The Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Double-A, Southern League) will pay $112,00 a year for the naming rights, which is half of the amount the team and city would split if another party purchased the right. Continue reading