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Stadium partners hire well-known firm to design facility


Coolray Field, home of the AAA Gwinnett Braves.

The owners of the Hagerstown Suns and Diamond Nation have hired a well-known architectural firm with offices worldwide to design the stadium that is to be located in the Celebrate Virginia South section of Fredericksburg.

HKS Inc. has a group that specializes in sports and entertainment facilities. It has designed other minor league stadiums, including the Gwinnett Braves facility in Georgia, and has begun preliminary work with the stadium partners.

Here is the full story, just posted online. It will also appear in  Saturday’s Free Lance-Star.