baseball

Baseball
11:15 am
Thu September 20, 2012

Mayor Bill Saffo Talks Baseball

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo

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.

Local
4:53 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

Baseball on the Cape Fear River?

Onestanley www.wretch.cc

Wilmington City Council announced today they have finalized the total cost of the proposed baseball stadium.  However, WHQR’s Andrew Jarachovic reports that negotiations between the City and Mandalay and the Atlanta Braves partnership are continuing. 

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Local
6:36 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

Weekend pro-baseball rally draws crowd

By Tage Olsin

On Saturday, around 100 people showed up at Innis Park, next to City Hall to support a baseball stadium coming to Wilmington.

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