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Whoa! Wildcats Get First Look at New $49M UK Baseball Stadium

Former Kentucky baseball coach Keith Madison once had a dream about a day like Saturday. A day when the Wildcat baseball team would move into a new home. The construction process is still ongoing on the $49 million stadium, but head coachNick Mingione was able to take his team into the team areas of the stadium for the first time on Saturday.  Read more here.  Watch video here.  View press release and photo gallery here.

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UK Closes Book on Final Regular Season at Cliff Hagan, New Ballpark Under Construction

The University of Kentucky baseball program spent the weekend celebrating the final regular season series at Cliff Hagan Stadium, but progress on the Wildcats’ new $49-million home is ongoing.  Read more and view aerial construction photo here.

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UK Breaks Ground on New Ballpark

University of KentuckyThe University of Kentucky Athletics Department officially broke ground on the construction of a new baseball stadium on Thursday.  Construction is expected to take 18-20 months, meaning the stadium will open in late fall 2018 in time for the 2019 UK baseball season.  Read more and view aerial rendering here.

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New UK Ballpark on Deck

University of KentuckyAt the press conference Tuesday to introduce new head baseball coach Nick Mingione, University of Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart announced that UK Baseball will likely be getting something else new as well – a new baseball facility.  Read more here.  Watch press conference here.

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Ballpark Design Funding Approved by UK Trustees

University of KentuckyThe University of Kentucky Board of Trustees last week approved funding for the design of a new 4,5oo-seat ballpark for the Wildcats baseball team.  Read more here.

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UK Trustees Approve Funds for New Ballpark Design

University of KentuckyThe University of Kentucky Board of Trustees have approved spending $4 million to begin designing the 4,500-seat Cliff Hagan Baseball Stadium for the Wildcats baseball team.  Read more here.

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La Grande (OR) to Enter SSL North Division

The new Southwestern States League has announced that La Grande (OR) will join the league as a member of the North Division.  The “Wilcats” will play their games at Optimist Memorial Field, which is billed as the only lighted baseball field in Union County.  We will hold fire for now as we see how the league evolves over the next few months, but the decision to place an indy pro team in a horribly amateur Continue reading

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