The on, off, and on again June 6 opening of the new MGM Park became a reality Saturday night, as the Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League) kicked off their inaugural home stand in front of a sellout crowd of 5,095. Read more here. View photo gallery here.
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The Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League) won’t be moving into MGM Park as expected on June 6 due to construction delays. Instead, the team will remain on the road until the City of Biloxi and its partner, Yates Construction, can finish the job. Both the club and city are hopeful the ballpark can open by Aug. 4 or sooner. Read more and view photo here.
Work crews have started putting seats in the bowl of the Biloxi Shuckers’ (Double-A, Southern League) stadium along with drainage in the outfield and are laying out the bases. Next will be the soil, and officials are hoping grass can go down in about 30 days. Read more here. In other news, the Shuckers have selected Ovations Food Services as the team’s concessionaire. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Today, the Chattanooga Lookouts introduced FSG Bank as their Presenting Partner for the 2015-2017 seasons. This multi-year partnership joins together two of Chattanooga’s hometown community businesses. Continue reading
The Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League) and Overtime Sports will kick in at least $925,000 in upgrades to the minor league baseball stadium to hurry its construction. In exchange, the city will forego the $2 surcharge on ticket sales in 2015 and 2016 for the first 231,250 tickets sold. Read more and view photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Jackson Generals released their 2015 promotional schedule on Friday with a plethora of fun nights for fans at the Ballpark at Jackson this season. A brand-new Wizard of Oz Night (May 15), an appearance by Duck Commander and A&E Duck Dynasty’s Jep Robertson on Duck Dynasty Night (July 11) and a Jabari Greer Bobblehead Giveaway (May 1) highlight a season of fun in West Tennessee. Continue reading