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2012 Ballpark Renovation of the Year: Coveleski Stadium

Ballpark renovations should have one major goal: to turn the facility into a true destination. And that’s what happened this season in South Bend, making Coveleski Stadium renovations the clear choice for the 2012 Ballpark Renovation of the Year award. This past season saw $4.25 million in improvements to the home of the South Bend Silver […]

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More ballpark changes in South Bend

After unveiling $8 million in improvements to Covaleski Stadium last season, the South Bend Silver Hawks (Low Class A; Midwest League) are pushing out more ballpark fun this season. New owner Andrew Berlin says he’s spend $2 million on additional ballpark improvements this season and wants to see the city do even more in the […]

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Silver Hawks sold

The South Bend Silver Hawks (Low Class A; Midwest League) have been sold to a Chicago businessman by an investment group led by former mayor Joe Kernan. Kernan and crew put up the good fight in keeping baseball alive in South Bend, operating the team at a loss while working with the city on a […]

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Covaleski Stadium renovations complete

Renovations to Covaleski Stadium, home of the South Bend Silver Hawks (Low Class A; Midwest League), are now complete, as the ballpark now features a wraparound concourse and lots of new fan-friendly amenities. The renovations, which ended up costing around $8 million, added a new center-field entrance, a new scoreboard and audio system, a new […]

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The Week That Was: Nov. 28

New uniforms and logos, independent-baseball shifts, a possible return to Ottawa for affiliated ball and ballpark renovations were in the news this week. The most popular stories on Ballpark Digest for the past week, as measured in page views. Altoona Curve unveils new look, logos, colors Group says it’s ready to play in Omaha; MECA […]

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