Tag Archives: Southern League

Mayor: We’ll Do What We Can to Persuade Owners to Keep BayBears in Town

Mobile (AL) Mayor Sandy Stimpson said Tuesday that he doesn’t consider it a done deal that the Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League) baseball team will relocated to Huntsville (AL) after the 2018 season.  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the link.

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Madison (AL) Takes Next Ballpark Step

The City of Madison (AL) near Huntsville took the next step Monday night towards paving the way for a minor league baseball team to relocate to the Tennessee Valley.  In a unanimous vote, the Madison City Council approved two resolutions that would set public hearings for a new zoning category, called “Urban Center District.”  Read more and watch news report here.

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Madison (AL) Paving the Way for New Southern League Ballpark?

There may be movement on the prospect of Madison (AL) near Huntsville becoming the home of a minor league baseball team.  It looks like the city is making way for a multi-use stadium.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Could Anchor New Chattanooga Development

An early blueprint of the South Broad District’s future unveiled Thursday includes a multi-use minor league baseball park anchoring an array of housing and new retail and green space.  Read more here.

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A Mini SunTrust Park for Lookouts?

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.

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Mobile BayBears Heading to Location Near Huntsville?

An Arizona company has solicited investors to help complete a purchase of the Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League), with the hope of relocating the franchise to Madison County (AL).  Read more and watch news report here.

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Shrimp Neck Pillow wins MiLB Promo of the Month

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.

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