The ballpark is Adolph Hoffman’s second home, the place where time stops and memories roll, like a ground ball through the infield.
Mayor Ivy Taylor stated in a news release that City consultants and staff will “continue looking at various scenarios” for a downtown baseball stadium in San Antonio, “but there is no timeline for action.”
San Antonio City Council unanimously approved a $2.5 billion budget for fiscal year 2017 Thursday morning that includes increased funding for streets and sidewalks, more police officers, increased minimum wages for City employees, benefits for Council aides, funding for new Smart City initiatives, and a more aggressive commitment to the City’s new comprehensive master plan, SA Tomorrow.
Since the home stadium of the El Paso Chihuahuas, a Triple-A minor league baseball team, opened two years ago, the city’s downtown has been the focus of more than $73 million in private investment, officials there say.
The Trinity University Tigers baseball team won the NCAA Division III national championship on May 31.
Image ©John Branch for the Rivard Report, 2016.
This weekend marks the Trinity University Tigers baseball team’s second consecutive appearance in the NCAA Division III Championship tournament.
If the city builds a new downtown baseball stadium, San Antonio Missions owner Dave Elmore said he’ll bring a Triple-A baseball team, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, to play in it for the 2019 baseball season.
Triple-A baseball may soon plant roots in San Antonio, according to a statement from Mayor Ivy Taylor.
For the third year in a row, the Texas Rangers will start their trek to a World Series title in the Alamo City.