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

West Virginia Black Bears LogoBrian Merzbach from BallparkReviews.com recently visited Monongalia County Ballpark, the new home of the West Virginia Black Bears (Single-A, New York-Penn League).  View photos and review here.

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Mountaineers Ballpark Construction Update

West Virginia University LogoNewYorkPennLeagueLogoA new rendering of the Monongalia County Ballpark currently under construction for the West Virginia University Mountaineers baseball team (and possibly a Single-A New York-Penn League club) in Morgantown (WV) has surfaced.  The new stadium is scheduled to open in time for the 2015 college baseball season.  Read more hereView construction webcam here.

West Virginia University Ballpark Rendering 7.24.14

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Mountaineers Play Last Game at Hawley Field, New Ballpark Under Construction

West Virginia University LogoThe West Virginia University Mountaineers closed out Hawley Field with 12-6 win over the University of Texas Longhorns Sunday before a crowd of 2,237 — the second-largest crowd ever to watch a game at the 44-year-old ballpark.  Read more here.  The Mountaineers will begin play at the new 2,500-seat Monongalia County Ballpark scheduled to open in 2015.  View photo of a simulated game at the new site here.

West Virginia Ballpark Rendering

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New Morgantown Ballpark: Let the Design Begin

West Virginia University LogoThe panel charged with designing the new baseball stadium for the West Virginia University Mountaineers and a possible Single-A franchise will meet for the first time today.  Read more here.

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WVU Approves Land Purchase for Stadium

West Virginia University LogoMembers of West Virginia University’s Board of Governors on Thursday unanimously approved the purchase of a seven-acre property for the university’s new baseball stadium, which is also expected to house a relocated Single-A club.  The property is located near University Town Centre across the Monongahela River from Morgantown in Granville.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Land Purchase Proposal on Deck

West Virginia University LogoThe West Virginia University Board of Governors will consider on Thursday a proposed $2.3 million land purchase for a new baseball stadium near Morgantown (WV) for the Mountaineers baseball team and a Single-A affiliated club.  Read more here.

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Epling Stadium a Success

West Virginia Miners LogoIn an editorial, The Register-Herald.com in Beckley (WV) sings the praises of Epling Stadium, the privately-built home of the summer collegiate West Virginia Miners (Prospect League).  In addition to high school games and tournaments, both Marshall University and West Virginia University will face foes at Epling during the 2013 season.  Read more here.

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