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Monongalia County Ballpark Named ‘2015 Ballpark of the Year’

Joe Mock BaseballParksMonongalia County Ballpark in Granville (WV), home to the West Virginia University Mountaineers and the West Virginia Black Bears (Single-A, New York-Penn League) is the winner of the BaseballParks.com award for the 2015 Ballpark of the Year.  Read more here.  Read press release here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Monongalia County Ballpark (Granville, WV)

BaseballParks.com LogoWest Virginia Black Bears LogoJoe Mock from BaseballParks.com recently visited Monongalia County Ballpark, the new home of the West Virginia Black Bears (Single-A, New York-Penn League) and West Virginia University Mountaineers (Big-12).  Mr. Mock’s comprehensive review covers the stadium’s development, design and construction, amenities, concessions, and overall fan experience.  Read more and view photos here.

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Opening of New WVU, NYPL Ballpark Delayed

West Virginia University LogoWest Virginia Black Bears LogoWest Virginia officials, citing winter weather that slowed construction, will delay the opening of the new Monongalia County Ballpark under construction for the West Virginia University Mountaineers and West Virginia Black Bears (Single-A, New York-Penn League).  Originally set for March 17, officials are now aiming for an April 10 stadium debut.  Read more here.

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Name-the-Team Contest Announced for New Morgantown Team

Jamestown Jammers LogoMorgantown Professional Baseball has announced a name-the-team contest for the relocating Single-A Jamestown Jammers (New York-Penn League), which will begin play at a new shared ballpark in Morgantown (WV) in 2015.  Fans have until Friday, Sept. 26 to make their submissions.  Submit names here.

 

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Jammers to Morgantown (UPDATED)

Jamestown Jammers LogoWest Virginia University LogoAs expected, the Single-A Jamestown Jammers (New York-Penn League) will reportedly be relocating to Morgantown (WV) and play at Monongalia County’s new baseball stadium being built for the West Virginia University Mountaineers.  Read more here.  Look for an indy pro or summer collegiate club to quickly fill the void at Russell Diethrick Park.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.  UPDATED:  View official release here.

West Virginia University Ballpark Rendering 7.24.14

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for New Morgantown Ballpark

West Virginia University LogoWest Virginia University and the community held a ceremonial groundbreaking Thursday for a new $16 million ballpark in Morgantown (WV) for the Mountaineers baseball team and possible Single-A New York-Penn League franchise.  The project is slated to open in time for the 2015 season.  Read more and view photo gallery here.

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Morgantown Ballpark Groundbreaking Thursday

West Virginia University LogoNewYorkPennLeagueLogoThe groundbreaking ceremony for the new $16 million ballpark in Morgantown (WV) for the West Virginia University Mountaineers and possibly a minor-league baseball team is reportedly scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday.  Read more here.

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