The Stadium Business Summit for 2018 was recently held in the UK at Old Trafford, home of Manchester United. Numerous Australian venues received nominations including Optus Stadium in Perth, Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, ANZ Stadium in Sydney, and Adelaide Oval.
The Australian Baseball League (ABL) is undergoing huge changes with expansion and private ownership for the 2018/19 season. This week the league confirmed the long-rumoured addition of a team from New Zealand. With the backing of Baseball New Zealand, the new team is likely to play out of North Harbour Stadium.
A new era is fast approaching for the Australian Baseball League (ABL), with several developments being announced over the past few months. Following on from successfully privatizing the Sydney Blue Sox and Canberra Cavalry, the ABL has also announced a Korean team will join the league beginning next season. Although the team will be comprised solely of Korean players, they will be based in Australia – most likely in a regional centre such as Geelong in Victoria.
While there’s not a lot of extras, there’s a bunch to do outside of Active Display’s Stadium (which is more than most ABL teams can say), and the basics are covered to deliver a cheap night of baseball entertainment.
Despite its bland location, Holloway Field is a good park for a cheap night out eating and drinking at a ballgame. It’s a combination of easy access, inviting feel, and closeness to the action for a perfect night at an Australian Baseball League game.
Melbourne Ballpark is an odd duck, with a unique layout that gives it a bit of character.