After months of inactivity and financing wrangling, a full work force is back out at a new Winston-Salem Dash ballpark, preparing for a 2010 opening.
After months of inactivity and financing wrangling, a full work force is back out at a new Winston-Salem Dash (High Class A; Carolina League) ballpark, preparing for a 2010 opening.
Let's face it: 2009 was a really, really crappy year for Billy Prim and baseball fans in the Dash. The team was forced to play another year at Wake Forest Baseball Park (formerly Ernie Shore Field), attendance and per caps plummeted, and Prim was forced to seek a bailout for the ballpark, finally signing it away to the city after shutting down production last offseason.
So the presence of a full work crew at the ballpark site is a great sign for baseball fans in the area. City officials say there will be no issues with opening for the 2010 season.
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