Independent Baseball Stadium-Related News

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This week has seen lots of news regarding stadiums for most of the independent leagues scheduled to play in 2012.  Here is the recap on a league-by-league basis:


American Association

Fort Worth Cats’ stadium, La Grave Field, has parent company file for bankruptcy protection (previous posts on this website)

Wichita Wingnuts stadium hosted an on-field wedding:

Options for the AA to have an independent pro team in Omaha:

Atlantic League

Sugar Land Skeeters stadium burglarized:

Discussion of a possible new stadium construction in Malden:

Can-Am League

Former Can-Am League team, the Atlantic City Surf, have an entity looking at revitalizing the old stadium in Atlantic City:

Frontier League

Joliet Slammers team is negotiating with the city regarding a formal stadium lease and who is paying for upgrades:

North American League

Lawsuits regarding the Omaha Flame, a proposed team which was in talks with Omaha for stadium use before the Northern League folded and the NAL was created:

Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings on the Harlingen city council’s agenda regarding unpaid bills for using the stadium:

More news about the proposed stadium for the Lake County Fielders team:

Pecos League

Trinidad Triggers stadium may not get proper federally-mandated lights for some time:

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