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Gastonia Locks Down Ballpark Design Deal with Pendulum

As expected, the Gastonia (NC) City Council has voted to hire Pendulum Studio of Kansas City (MO) to the design the multi-purpose baseball stadium and events complex to be built just west of downtown.  Read more here.

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Start-Up Summer Collegiate ‘Expedition League’ Locking Down Markets

Summer collegiate baseball is coming to Spearfish next spring, as the city will host one of 10 Expedition League teams in the circuit’s debut season. Other cities being targeted for the 2018 season according to the league website are Aberdeen (SD), Pierre (SD), Rapid City (SD), Dickinson (ND), Minot (ND), Casper (WY), Gering (NE), Hastings (NE), and Brandon (MB).  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Gastonia Slated to Approve Pendulum as Ballpark Designer

Gastonia (NC) City Council members will vote on whether to approve a contract totaling $1.26 million for Pendulum Studio, a Kansas City (MO) design firm, to complete architectural and engineering work for a new ballpark.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Business Releases 2017 Summer Collegiate Top 100 Attendance Rankings

The 2017 summer collegiate baseball regular season has come to a close, and our annual summer collegiate per game average attendance ranking for each of the top 100 teams is now available.

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New Macon Team Unveils Ticket Packages, Ballpark to Received $2.5M in Upgrades

Officials representing the new Coastal Plain (Summer Collegiate) franchise setting up shop at Luther Williams Field in Macon (GA) have announced details about season ticket packages, which include all-you-can-eat food and drinks and in-your-seat wait service.  Luther Williams stadium is slated to receive as much as $2.5 million in upgrades in preparation for the new team.  Read more here.  As we previously posted, the possible nicknames for the team are Soul, Bacon, Hits, Heat, and Noise.

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Mavericks Play Last Games in Portsmouth, Leary Field

After five summers playing its home games at the Leary Field near downtown Portsmouth (NH), Seacoast Maverick’s (Summer Collegiate, Futures League) owner Dave Hoyt confirmed that Sunday’s doubleheader games against Nashua were the last two games the team would play in the city.  Read more here.

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Deadline Extended for Naming Macon’s New Team

The contest to choose a name for Macon’s new baseball team is going into extra innings.  A deadline of Monday, July 31, was set, but the team has given fans an extra 48 hours to chime in.  The five finalists include: Macon Soul, Macon Bacon, Macon Hits, Macon Heat, and Macon Noise.  Read more here.  View contest here.

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