The tour took 90 minutes and the time flew by. Walking around the old ballpark was an enjoyable experience. Cubs fan or not, Wrigley Field veteran or not, a tour of Wrigley Field should be on any sports fan’s schedule next time they visit Chicago.
One of the most iconic movie sites of any genre was damaged overnight on Monday. Workers at the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa discovered the damage on Tuesday morning. Someone drove a vehicle through the field, causing the damage. What remained afterwards was damage to the field along with damage to the sprinkler system.
Progress continues on plans to renovate historic Hamtramck Stadium. On Monday, Detroit city planners announced that Smith Group JJR has been hired to create a pre-development plan for the renovations.
Much of the charm of attending a Clinton LumberKings game at Ashford University Field is the simple features of the stadium. It’s all about baseball at the Clinton ballpark with its old-fashioned bleacher seating (except for the first three rows), wall advertisements, and light standards. The only thing it seems the stadium truly lacks is a video board where fans can see more than a simple line score and balls, strikes, and outs.
Wells Fargo Arena is the biggest of three different arenas that comprise the Iowa Events Center. Opened in 2005, Wells Fargo Arena is located on the banks of the Des Moines River. The arena is a multi-purpose venue and home to three sports teams as well as concerts and other events throughout the year. Wells Fargo Arena replaced Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium as the main sporting and concert venue in the Des Moines area.
The sports scene in Des Moines recently received quite an honor. Sports Business Journal named the Des Moines market as the top minor league market of 2017, besting 218 other cities across the country.