MESA, Ariz. The city of Mesa and Chicago Cubs announced a July 11 ground-breaking event to begin construction of a new spring training facility. Mesa, the Cubs and Arizona State University also announced that they are in final stages of an agreement that will make the complex the new home for the ASU baseball program.
Officials also released initial renderings of the new stadium. More detailed renderings will be displayed as part of the July 11 event.
This is an exciting step for all three organizations as we work on this unprecedented partnership to bring together one of the most beloved and storied Major League Baseball teams and one of the finest college baseball programs into a state-of-the-art facility. Mesa mayor Scott Smith said.
The 99 million project located at the southeast corner of the intersection of the Loop 101 and 202 freeways in Mesa was approved overwhelming by Mesa voters in 2010. The stadium will boast a 15,000 fan capacity and include a video board, shaded ...