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Promotions Watch: College Games at MiLB Ballparks

With spring training in its early stages, there is finally some baseball action underway. For many Minor League Baseball fans, however, the wait continues for a few more weeks, unless they happen to be near a ballpark that is hosting college baseball action. In this edition of Promotions Watch, we look at some upcoming college […]

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Ballpark Digest

2016 College Ballpark Preview, Part II

This year, many NCAA Division I Baseball programs are changing features within their facilities to improve the player and fan experience. While these upgrades are nowhere near as extensive as the renovations we covered last week, they offer plenty of state-of-the-art features, including new videoboards, fields, and administrative buildings. (more…)

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Ballpark Digest

2016 College Ballpark Preview, Part I

This spring will mark the opening of several new and/or renovated ballparks around NCAA Division I College Baseball. Across the country, these overhauled facilities will introduce major changes that will alter the college baseball experience for fans and players alike, as these newly christened venues range from a sweeping changes to a historic ballpark to […]

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Mississippi State unveils $40M Dudy Noble Field plan

Dudy Noble Field would be remade under a $40-million rebuilding plan unveiled by Mississippi State officials. The Jackson, Miss., design team of Wier Boerner Allin Architecture and national sports-architecture design firm Populous, in consultation with MSU alum Janet Marie Smith, has produced the proposed Dudy Noble Field Master Plan concept. Populous has designed 20 of […]

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Big day for Big Top Baseball

Here’s an interesting stat for you: The Madison Mallards, Kenosha Kingfish, Wisconsin Rapids Rafters and Green Bay Bullfrogs (summer collegiate; Northwoods League) all hosted home games last Saturday night and drew 12,596 fans between the four teams. This is the first year Big Top Baseball has fielded four separate teams: the Mallards came first, followed […]

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New for 2014: First NBC Ballpark

The University of New Orleans has sold naming rights to Maestri Field at Privateer Park, with the newly renovated ballpark now known as First NBC Ballpark. The naming-rights deal runs through December 2023.  “We are privileged to establish this partnership with First NBC Bank.  We have enjoyed working with Mr. Ashton Ryan and his team […]

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