Old Dominion University Announces Reconstruction Plan for Ballard Stadium

Old Dominion University announced its timeline and plan this week for renovating S.B. Ballard Stadium, home of the Monarchs football team. Construction will begin this summer and will be completed in time for the Monarch’s 2019 home opener against Norfolk State.

Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium – San Antonio Missions

Founded in 1888, the team that would become the San Antonio Missions was a charter member of the Texas League, one of the largest Double-A leagues in the minors. In their history the club has seen Hall of Famers Brooks Robinson, Ron Santo, Billy Williams, Joe Morgan, Mike Piazza, Pedro Martinez, and Dennis Eckersley take the field in San Antonio.

Calgary City Council Votes to Continue Olympic Bid

In a 9-6 vote, Calgary’s City Council voted on Monday to continue the process of putting together a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics.

Norwich Approves Funding For Dodd Stadium Improvements

The Norwich city council voted unanimously to approve an $800,000 bond ordinance for improvements to Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium, home of the Connecticut Tigers. Several speakers, including officials from the team, a local high school coach and season ticket holders, presented their case for the ballpark upgrades, which are deemed necessary to keep the Tigers in Norwich.

Ranking the Arena Experiences of the QMJHL

There are very few sporting experiences that can compare with the low cost of QMJHL hockey and the great product that fans receive on the ice and in the stands.

Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium – Detroit Tigers Spring Training

Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium – Detroit Tigers Spring Training

The Detroit Tigers and Lakeland, Florida have become a consistent to baseball as peanuts and cracker jacks. Since 1953, the Tigers have held spring training in Lakeland and have played at Joker Marchant Stadium since 1966. Once you attend at game here, you find that it’s easy to see why they haven’t left. Though Lakeland may not have a famous legacy or beachfront location like of some other spring training locations, it’s certainly one of the best venues in the Grapefruit league and a must-see on any Spring Training fan.

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SRP Park – Augusta GreenJackets

SRP Park – Augusta GreenJackets

The Augusta GreenJackets have flown across the Savannah River and are settled into the brand new SRP Park. The team moved shortly before the 2018 season from their former home of 22 years, Lake Olmstead Stadium. SRP Park is in North Augusta, SC and offers a riverfront view just over its right field wall. The 5,000 seat stadium offers a 360 degree concourse, numerous special seating options and a much wider selection of concession offerings.

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MacGregor Park – Texas Southern Tigers

MacGregor Park – Texas Southern Tigers

A member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), Texas Southern baseball is finding success despite playing their games in a city park. MacGregor Park is a no-frills college baseball experience, but is also home to a team that won the SWAC in 2015 and 2017, sending the Tigers to Regional play in each of those seasons. So even though it may not be a high-end fan experience, the baseball is still quite enjoyable.

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Brighton Field at Harrington Athletics Village – Boston College Eagles

Brighton Field at Harrington Athletics Village – Boston College Eagles

Brighton Fields was built to help Boston College improve the stature of their baseball program, compete with the larger programs in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and to aid in recruiting and training. Returns are still early, but they appear to have hit this one out of the park. This is already one of the finer collegiate baseball facilities in all of New England.

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