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Waterbury debates Municipal Stadium renovation

Eighty-two-year-old Municipal Stadium would be renovated under a $7-million plan currently under debate by Waterbury (Ct.) Board of Aldermen. The ballpark, formerly home to the Eastern League professional and independent-league baseball teams (including the charmingly named Waterbury Timers), is deteriorating rapidly. Under the plan, the ballpark’s stone facade would be restored, the press box would […]

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Architects chosen for Coastal Carolina ballpark expansion

Coastal Carolina University is expanding Watson Stadium in an attempt to raise the profile of the baseball program, and architects have been chosen transform the ballpark into something that could potentially host NCAA Super Regionals. The architects: a local (Greenville) firm, Michael Keeshen & Associates, is partnering with Populous (Kansas City). The goal, according to […]

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Corbett OKs SWB ballpark renovation funds

The renovation of PNC Field, the home of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League), will proceed adter Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett released state funds originally earmarked for the project. The ballpark will be completely made over, with only the field and the clubhouses left after a two-year construction project. The upper deck will go […]

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Duncan Park Stadium

Faced with the continued deterioration of a classic ballpark, residents of Spartanburg marshaled their resources and raised funds to renovate Duncan Park, a classic minor-league ballpark. We visited this ballpark when it hosted summer-collegiate ball and was pretty much falling down. FAST FACTS Year Opened: 1926 Capacity: 4,000 Dimensions: 315L, 365LC, 375C, 365RC, 315R Playing […]

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