Marlins affiliate shows off new home in Beloit

by Christina De Nicola, MLB – August 2, 2021

For nearly 40 years, the Beloit Snappers have called Pohlman Field home. That changes on Tuesday night, when the Marlins’ High-A affiliate hosts the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers at ABC Supply Stadium.
In 2019, when there was talk that the number of Minor League teams would be trimmed, in particular for those without facilities meeting modernized standards.
So Hendricks and club owner Quint Studer went to New York to meet with MLB officials. They shared architectural blueprints for a state-of-the-art, multi-purpose facility in downtown Beloit, Wis., along the Rock River. The $37 million ballpark, which has a 3,500 gameday capacity, is privately funded and took 13 months of construction. The all-brick — 250,000 bricks to be exact — venue will serve a city with nearly 37,000 residents.

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