Archives: Diamond

6 opportunities to add your voice to the Boulevard/Diamond development cacophony

It’s a chance for armchair urban planners to shine.

Baseball pre-Diamond

Suddenly that not quite perfect iPhone video is looking pretty good.

Backers pull Boulevard development plan, city moves forward with Shockoe Plan

“The mayor has made it abundantly clear that he does not need or want an alternative….”

Council committee balks at baseball stadium referendum

Councilman Samuels wanted a referendum to encourage public debate and awareness about a new baseball stadium. With that referendum all but dead, he’s hoping the debate lives on.

Baseball stadium referendum flops in committee

Councilman Charles Samuels’s proposed referendum to keep the baseball stadium on Boulevard was recommended to be killed 6-3 in committee.

Flying Squirrels get ready to welcome one millionth fan

The Flying Squirrels are this close to welcoming the one millionth fan to the Diamond. That fan could arrive as early as tonight at the start of the Baysox series. To celebrate, the Squirrels will provide the winner with a surfeit of prizes. One of which will last a lifetime.

PHOTOS: Flying Squirrels vs. Reading Phillies

On April 17th, the Flying Squirrels faced the Reading Phillies at the Diamond. The Squirrels ended up losing 6-19 that day. The team is currently 8-9 on the season, just three games away from first place. Here are photos from last week’s loss against Reading.

PHOTOS: Opening Day for the Flying Squirrels

Last night, the Flying Squirrels welcomed a capacity crowd of 9,560 to the Diamond for their home opener. Taking on division rivals, the Altoona Curve, the Squirrels prevailed by a score of 7-3. Here are pictures of yesterday’s opening day win.