Work continues on a new Fredericksburg (VA) ballpark for the relocating Potomac Nationals (High A; Carolina League), as crews prepare to pour concrete at the construction site as soon as next week.
The new ballpark is set to open on April 23 for the 2020 season. Crews have been out prepping the site; the above photo, tweeted out last week by the team, marks home plate. From Frederickburg.com:
With grading underway in the seating bowl, the first concrete could be poured as early as next week, said general manager Nick Hall. And last Friday, the team tweeted a photo with three stakes marking the future location of home plate.
“We’re 100 percent planning on opening April 23,” Hall said, referring to the start of the 2020 season. “Right now, we’re ahead of schedule and under budget. It’s obviously the beginning stages, but based on some good weather this offseason, we’ll definitely be looking at an April start time.”
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