The National Baseball Congress World Series has been a source for summer baseball at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium in Wichita (KS) for decades, but the tournament will have a new home after this year. Starting in 2019, the tournament will be played at Wichita State University’s Eck Stadium. Read more here.
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Mayor Jeff Longwell announced on Thursday that the city is in discussions to bring an affiliated minor league baseball team to Wichita (KS). The Mayor says he believes they’ll be able to announce a new affiliated baseball team in Wichita after the Baseball Winter Meetings. Read more here.
A local news station talked with the president of the Wichita Sports Commission, Bob Hanson, and he said it’s time for a new stadium in town, and it will require an affiliated team willing to relocate. The local media is expected to chat with Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell about the project at a Chamber of Commerce Meeting later today. The mayor stated back in November that he could have good news to report on December 7. Read more and watch news report here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Wichita Wingnuts will have a new voice on the airwaves in 2018. Wichita native Denning Gerig has been named Broadcasting and Media Relations Manager for the upcoming campaign, the team announced Thursday. Continue reading
Wichita (KS) Mayor Jeff Longwell promised good news for Wichitans who want a new affiliated baseball team by the end of this year. That good news might be delivered on Dec. 7, according to Longwell. Read more here.
Wichita (KS) is getting a new baseball stadium to replace Lawrence-Dumont, despite the announced move of the San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League) franchise to Amarillo (TX). According to Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell, quality of life is the driving force, and a baseball franchise affiliated with major league baseball is guaranteed, as part of the contract to develop the new ballpark. Read more here.