Tag: Savannah Sand Gnats

With departure of Sand Gnats, Savannah should redouble efforts to preserve and update Grayson

From Columbia’s The State newspaper today, It’s official: Savannah baseball team moving to Columbia: Columbia team owner Jason Freier, whose Atlanta-based Hardball Capital operates minor league teams in three cities, announced Thursday that his group is moving the Savannah franchise…

Sand Gnats owner promises a team to Columbia if new stadium is built

I spotted the Savannah Morning News’ Eric Curl’s blog post a couple of hours ago: Sand Gnats owner promises Columbia, SC a team And since then I’ve been reading up on the big Bull Street development in Columbia, S.C., an…

GPB on the Sand Gnats, a proposed new stadium, and baseball in Savannah

It’s hard to imagine anyone doing a better job mixing a report like this than GPB’s Orlando Montoya: For just this text, check out Prepared To Leave The City, Savannah Sand Gnats Ask For New Baseball Stadium. From that piece:…

A new stadium for the Sand Gnats at Savannah River Landing?

Amidst all the news about the new report critical of the management of the Savannah-Chatham police force, there doesn’t seem to be a lot of online chatter today about some other big news from Thursday. From Eric Curl’s piece in…

“Stadium vs. Arena” increasingly hot topic in Savannah

Putting an arena and a stadium next to each other is a terrible idea for Savannah. Putting a covered arena on valuable, scenic riverfront property is an even worse idea.

Savannah River Landing: will Oglethorpe plan be part of its future?

Savannah River Landing was intended as extension of the Oglethorpe Plan of 1733, but recent news casts doubt that we’ll ever see the grid and squares replicated.

Sand Gnats stadium at Savannah River Landing idea continues to develop

I’ve posted before about the idea of a new Savannah Sand Gnats stadium on the riverfront at the Savannah River Landing site.

For those who have forgotten, Savannah River Landing was a massive, $800-million, mixed-use private development at the eastern end of River Street that attracted millions in city infrastructure spending before the whole plan collapsed after the recession hit.