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Rainiers ownership change finalized

Talk about timing: 11 days before a renovated Cheney Stadium opens for business, businessman Mikal Thomsen and the Baseball Club of Tacoma take control of the Tacoma Rainiers (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League), as the purchase is now final. The Thomsen group is local. Thomsen is not a sporting neophyte — he’s part of the […]

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Cheney Stadium / Tacoma Rainiers

Cheney Stadium began as a labor of love for a local businessman, Ben Cheney, who wanted a showcase for baseball in Tacoma. Today Cheney (pronounced chee-ney) Stadium is still a beloved part of the fabric of life in Tacoma, largely unchanged from the original designed laid out by Ben Cheney in the early 1960s. FAST […]

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