baseball http://whqr.org en Mayor Bill Saffo Talks Baseball http://whqr.org/post/mayor-bill-saffo-talks-baseball <p></p><p>After 9 months of negotiations and hearty public debates, the Wilmington City Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding last night with Mandalay and the Atlanta Braves, bringing a minor league baseball team and a new multi-purpose stadium one step closer to the Port City. With a public vote two months away on whether or not to fund the project, WHQR’s Sara Wood spoke with Mayor Bill Saffo about what it could bring to Wilmington.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 15:15:26 +0000 Sara Wood 24398 at http://whqr.org Mayor Bill Saffo Talks Baseball Baseball on the Cape Fear River? http://whqr.org/post/baseball-cape-fear-river <p></p><p>Wilmington City Council announced today they have finalized the total cost of the proposed baseball stadium.&nbsp; However, WHQR&rsquo;s Andrew Jarachovic reports that negotiations between the City and Mandalay and the Atlanta Braves partnership are continuing.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 20:53:27 +0000 Andrew Jarachovic 21782 at http://whqr.org Baseball on the Cape Fear River? Weekend pro-baseball rally draws crowd http://whqr.org/post/weekend-pro-baseball-rally-draws-crowd <p>On Saturday, around 100 people showed up at Innis Park, next to City Hall to support a baseball stadium coming to Wilmington. Mon, 21 May 2012 22:36:06 +0000 Sara Wood 16725 at http://whqr.org Weekend pro-baseball rally draws crowd