The stadium that will serve as the new home for the Las Vegas Aviators (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) is quickly taking shape in Downtown Summerlin (NV), after nearly a year of construction. The seats are filling in, the scoreboard is going up, and they’re getting the field prepared for grass. Watch video here.
Construction on Wichita’s new baseball stadium project is hitting warp speed as government officials and developers try to get the stadium up and running by spring 2020. The first round of building was approved by the City Council last Tuesday and work began Wednesday. Read more here. Watch groundbreaking here.
In honor of one of sport’s cinema’s most iconic scenes, the Durham Bulls (Triple-A, International League) will rebrand for one night only as the Durham Lollygaggers. On June 14th, 31 years after the release of the Bull Durham movie, the team will take the field in specially-designed jerseys and hats to commemorate a scene still mentioned across pop culture today. Read more here.
Las Vegas Ballpark will have the biggest videoboard in minor league baseball — and bigger than those at stadiums of five Major League Baseball teams. Read more here. View press release here.
PRESS RELEASE – With Opening Day fast approaching, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders have announced their 2019 promotional schedule. The RailRiders, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, will celebrate 30 years of professional baseball in Northeast Pennsylvania during the upcoming season and the promotional highlights will revolve around that history.
PRESS RELEASE – The Fresno Grizzlies have changed their primary logo(s), colors and uniforms, effective for the 2019 season. The new independent look for “Growlifornia” is part of a continued branding effort by the Grizzlies to be “Fresno and the Central Valley’s team.” The scarlet, black, gold and beige scheme will be the Fresno Grizzlies’ new permanent look.
On Tuesday, Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) President Dr. Charles Steinberg, Paw Sox Chairman Larry Lucchino, ballpark designer Janet Marie Smith, and City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr., welcomed some of the other people who will sit around the ballpark-design table, including D’Agostino Izzo Quirk Architects and Sasaki Associates — leaders of the design effort for Polar Park and its surroundings. Read more here and here.