The City of Wichita said goodbye to Lawrence-Dumont Stadium and will soon begin construction of a new Triple-A ballpark. It is indeed the end of an era for the 84-year-old ballpark.
When Dunkin’ Donuts announced earlier this week that they will be changing their name to the more streamlined Dunkin’, it caused a ripple effect that went beyond coffee and donuts to the sports scene here in New England. Local sports fans pondered: Will this affect the names of our favorite sports venues?
Virginia is a place you should stop if you’re looking for beautiful scenery while taking in a minor league baseball game.
For 49 years, Dayton, Ohio was without professional baseball. After many starts-and-stops, the city finally secured a Class A level, Midwest League franchise from Rockford, Illinois and the Dayton Dragons would finally debut in April 2000.
Now that the single A affiliate of Astros two-year stay in Buies Creek is now over, they will move to their new permanent home in Fayetteville, NC next year. The Astros were playing in Buies Creek while their new state of the art stadium was being built in Fayetteville. The new ballpark will feature a 25×70 LED scoreboard, six luxury suites, four field boxes, a club level, and an outdoor party deck.
Publix Field at Joker Merchant Stadium is a beautiful facility thanks to its latest renovation. The Flying Tigers are a team that tends to get lost in the shuffle of Florida’s bustling sports world, but no less deserve a visit. Located perfectly between Orlando and Tampa, this facility is close enough to both stadiums to be a short drive while also a nice break from city life. Easily one of the best facilities in the Florida State League, things are looking up for the Flying Tigers.