An owner of the 141-acre former foundry site off South Broad Street in Chattanooga (TN) says he can envision “a mini-SunTrust Park” holding not just a minor league baseball stadium but housing and retail space. Read more here.
Tag Archives: Southern League
The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp’s (Double-A, Southern League) Neck Pillow Giveaway was selected as Minor League Baseball’s Promotion of the Month for June, announced by the Minor League Baseball Promotional Seminar on Thursday. Read more here.
A “win, win, win” scenario and enough time to build a new stadium in Chattanooga is all Jason Freier needs, and the Chattanooga Lookouts would no longer be playing inside AT&T Field on Hawk Hill. Read more here.
On April 1, 2016, the Jackson Generals (Double-A, Southern League) announced they were changing their name to the “Hub City Hippos.” This was an April Fool’s joke, and not a particularly successful one in terms of the number of people who fell for it. But then a funny thing happened. Read more from MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill here.
Lou DiBella, after taking over as Biscuits owner Thursday afternoon, promises a changed environment at Riverwalk Stadium. Read more and watch video here.
Crosswalks and pedestrian areas are being expanded around Riverwalk Stadium, home of the Montgomery Biscuits (Double-A, Southern League). Plans call for construction of a giant baseball, 25 feet in diameter, at the center of a turn about near the ballpark. Read more and view photos here.