baseball

Play Ball! The Miracle League

Mar 20, 2016

Executive Director of Wilmington's  Miracle League, Jennifer Bell, joined us in the studio to talk about the opening of the baseball season on Miracle Field. The games began on March 12th.  The Miracle League offers opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities to play America's favorite ballgame.  Listen to Jennifer Bell above to learn more. 

Mayor Bill Saffo Talks Baseball

Sep 20, 2012
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.

Baseball on the Cape Fear River?

Aug 6, 2012
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. 

Weekend pro-baseball rally draws crowd

May 21, 2012
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.