Ballpark Digest: Your Complete Guide to the Baseball Community Ballpark Digest: The complete guide to ballparks, baseball, business of baseball http://ballparkdigest.com/home Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:18:35 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Here's to 100 more years, Wrigley Field http://ballparkdigest.com/201404237258/major-league-baseball/news/heres-to-100-more-years-wrigley-field http://ballparkdigest.com/201404237258/major-league-baseball/news/heres-to-100-more-years-wrigley-field Wrigley Field{jathumbnail off}

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of Wrigley Field: A century since Charles Weeghman opened the gates of the new home of the Chicago Federals.

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kreichard@augustpublications.com (Kevin Reichard) frontpage Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:04:04 +0000
Salem Red Sox to mark 75 years of pro baseball in city http://ballparkdigest.com/201404237257/minor-league-baseball/news/salem-red-sox-to-mark-75-years-to-pro-baseball-in-city http://ballparkdigest.com/201404237257/minor-league-baseball/news/salem-red-sox-to-mark-75-years-to-pro-baseball-in-city Salem Red SoxIt's been 75 years since the Salem-Roanoke Friends began play on May 20, 1939, and the Salem Red Sox (High Class A; Carolina League) are marking the occasion with a promotional night.

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kreichard@augustpublications.com (Kevin Reichard) frontpage Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:20:32 +0000
City-commissioned appraisal of Angel Stadium to be released http://ballparkdigest.com/201404237256/major-league-baseball/news/city-commissioned-appraisal-of-angel-stadium-to-be-released http://ballparkdigest.com/201404237256/major-league-baseball/news/city-commissioned-appraisal-of-angel-stadium-to-be-released Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimAn Anaheim-commissioned appraisal of the land surrounding Angel Stadium will eventually be released to the public, as the city continues to negotiate with Angels owner Arte Moreno about a new lease and development plans.

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kreichard@augustpublications.com (Kevin Reichard) frontpage Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:50:55 +0000
Nelson Wolff: San Antonio needs new downtown ballpark http://ballparkdigest.com/201404237255/minor-league-baseball/news/nelson-wolff-san-antonio-needs-new-downtown-ballpark http://ballparkdigest.com/201404237255/minor-league-baseball/news/nelson-wolff-san-antonio-needs-new-downtown-ballpark San Antonio MissionsBexar County Judge Nelson Wolff, whose name is literally synonymous with baseball in San Antonio, says a new downtown ballpark is needed for the sport to thrive.

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kreichard@augustpublications.com (Kevin Reichard) frontpage Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:28:14 +0000
Oakland offers A's ten-year Coliseum lease; A's reject offer http://ballparkdigest.com/201404237254/major-league-baseball/news/oakland-offers-as-ten-year-coliseum-lease-as-reject-offer http://ballparkdigest.com/201404237254/major-league-baseball/news/oakland-offers-as-ten-year-coliseum-lease-as-reject-offer Oakland AthleticsThe Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority offered the Oakland Athletics a ten-year lease for O.co Coliseum as details of a new ballpark are worked out, but the A's rejected the offer out of hand.

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kreichard@augustpublications.com (Kevin Reichard) frontpage Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:32:08 +0000
New for 2015: First Tennessee Park http://ballparkdigest.com/201404237253/minor-league-baseball/news/new-for-2015-first-tennessee-park http://ballparkdigest.com/201404237253/minor-league-baseball/news/new-for-2015-first-tennessee-park First Tennessee Park{jathumbnail off}

We have a new name for the home of the Nashville Sounds (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) ballpark scheduled to open in 2015: First Tennessee Park.

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kreichard@augustpublications.com (Kevin Reichard) frontpage Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:33:02 +0000
MiLB, AquaSox team up on charity for mudslide victims http://ballparkdigest.com/201404227252/minor-league-baseball/news/milb-aquasox-team-up-on-charity-for-mudslide-victims http://ballparkdigest.com/201404227252/minor-league-baseball/news/milb-aquasox-team-up-on-charity-for-mudslide-victims Everett AquaSoxMinor League Baseball Charities and the Everett AquaSox (short season A; Northwest League) are teaming up on charity efforts for victims of the March 22 mudslide in Oso, Wash.

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kreichard@augustpublications.com (Kevin Reichard) frontpage Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:07:37 +0000
Pacific Association, United League Baseball down to four teams for '14 http://ballparkdigest.com/201404227251/independent-baseball/news/pacific-association-united-league-baseball-down-to-four-teams-for-14 http://ballparkdigest.com/201404227251/independent-baseball/news/pacific-association-united-league-baseball-down-to-four-teams-for-14 Pacific AssociationWe have some schedules and info as two independent circuits, United League Baseball and Pacific Association, are down to four teams apiece for 2014.

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kreichard@augustpublications.com (Kevin Reichard) frontpage Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:34:07 +0000
Curtis Granderson Stadium / University of Illinois at Chicago Flames http://ballparkdigest.com/201404217250/college-baseball/visits/curtis-granderson-stadium-university-of-illinois-at-chicago-flames http://ballparkdigest.com/201404217250/college-baseball/visits/curtis-granderson-stadium-university-of-illinois-at-chicago-flames Curtis Granderson Stadium{jathumbnail off}

It's already one of the finer college ballparks in the Midwest, but the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) has bigger plans for Curtis Granderson Stadium: serving the needs of thousands of young baseball players in the city.

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kreichard@augustpublications.com (Kevin Reichard) frontpage Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:36:23 +0000
Hops, D-Backs extend PDC through 2016 http://ballparkdigest.com/201404217249/minor-league-baseball/news/hops-d-backs-extend-pdc-through-2016 http://ballparkdigest.com/201404217249/minor-league-baseball/news/hops-d-backs-extend-pdc-through-2016 Hillsboro HopsAnother player-development extension to report: the Hillsboro Hops (short season A; Northwest League) and the Arizona Diamondbacks extended their PDC through 2016.

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kreichard@augustpublications.com (Kevin Reichard) frontpage Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:06:04 +0000