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Frontier League pitched for Jackson, Michigan

A feasibility study is underway to determine whether Jackson, a city in central Michigan west of Ann Arbor and south of Lansing, can support a new ballpark and independent Frontier League baseball. The $15,000 study, commissioned by Experience Jackson and the Jackson County Visitors Bureau and awarded to AECOM and the Rooney Sports & Entertainment Group […]

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New for 2013: Generals Park

The home of the Jackson Generals (Class AA; Southern League) will be known as Generals Park after former rights holder Pringles passed on an extension of its naming deal. Pringles is a large employer in Jackson and bought naming rights to the ballpark when it opened in 1998. We chatted a little with Generals ownership […]

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Jackson commits $430K to Pringles Park improvements

The Jackson City Council authorized $433,610 for scoreboard and suite improvements to Pringles Park, the home of the Jackson Generals (Class AA; Southern League). Pringles Park, built in 1997, hasn’t been seriously updated since the ballpark opened. That means the suites are in rough shape and the scoreboard close to nonfunctional. The new spending from […]

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Trustmark Park / Mississippi Braves

Pearl, Mississippi, is a small, sleepy town just outside of Jackson, and is where you’ll find Trustmark Park, the home of the Mississippi Braves (Class AA; Southern League). Jackson is definitely the target market here, as Pearl’s population (22,000) isn’t enough to support a Double A franchise. Jackson had been the home of a Texas […]

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