Opening Day for the Tennessee Smokies (Double-A, Southern League) is Thursday night. As thousands prepare to gather at the baseball team’s Kodak (TN) stadium, some in Knoxville speculate about when the team could move to Old City. City Councilman Mark Campen is supportive of a possible ballpark in the Old City and said he hopes project leaders will take First Creek’s possibilities into their plans. Read more here.
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As the city of Knoxville (TN) and Randy Boyd continue talks about bringing the Tennessee Smokies (Double-A, Southern League) team to the Old City, two businesses have been approached by real estate agents inquiring about their willingness to sell property near the stadium site. Read more here.
Talks are still going on a project aiming to bring baseball back to downtown Knoxville (TN). The discussion comes and goes, but this week, Mayor Madeline Rogero brought up the idea in front of Knoxville City Council. Read more here and watch news report here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Smokies announce that Bryan Webster has been promoted to Assistant General Manager of Stadium Operations. Webster had previously served as the Director of Stadium Operations, and will now work closely with the management team at the Smokies. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Tennessee Smokies announce that Tim Volk has been promoted to General Manager- Business Operations. Volk served as Assistant General Manager this past season, and will handle all business operations on a day to day basis and maintain a position on the executive team for the club with his new role. Continue reading
In recent months, conversations have amplified about the possibility of a baseball stadium in Knoxville (TN), but are the pieces finally coming together? Seven acres of land, a part of the Knox Rail Salvage property, is reportedly now owned by Randy Boyd, the owner of the Tennessee Smokies (Double-A, Southern League). Read more and watch news report here.