Ground was broken on Friday for Capital Credit Union Park, the new Village of Ashwaubenon home of the current Green Bay Bullfrogs (summer collegiate; Northwoods League).
As announced in February of this year, Big Top Baseball is proceeding with a plan to construct a new ballpark in Ashwaubenon, a suburb of Green Bay that is located in Brown County. In addition to being used for summer-collegiate baseball, the facility–which will have a capacity of 3,359 for sports–will be designed to host multiple types of events, including soccer, concerts, and more.
The construction process for Capital Credit Union Park took a leap forward with Friday’s groundbreaking ceremony. The ballpark is currently expected to open in 2019. More from WBAY.com:
“It’s an artificial playing surface, which means we’ll very easily be able to switch from event to event. You’re playing baseball one day, and the next day we can play a soccer game, a day after that we can play a concert, and be able to do that kind of thing really fluidly, really seamlessly,” Vern Stenman, president of Big Top Baseball, said.
The stadium should be finished by May, in time for the Northwoods League season.
The Bullfrogs branding will be retired ahead of the ballpark’s opening, as Big Top unveiled a slate of seven finalists for a new team name last month. According to that announcement, the club’s new branding will be unveiled in mid-November.
Renderings courtesy Green Bay Bullfrogs.
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