Mobile Bay Bears
Hank Aaron Stadium
Class AA Affiliate--Arizona Diamondbacks
The Mobile Bay Bears play class AA baseball as a farm club of the Arizona, Diamondbacks.
Mobile's own Jake Peavy played for the BayBears for part of the 2001 and 2002 seasons, before making his Major League debut in 2002 with the San Diego Padres. Jake was named BayBear Player of the Year and to the BayBear Hall of Fame in 2002.
The Bay Bears proudly claim Hank Aaron Stadium located on the warm and beautiful Mobile Bay at Mobile, Alabama as their home.
Hank Aaron Stadium has twenty-two suites, the first ever designed and constructed at field level in the USA.
Ball Park Information and Statistics
Years: Opened April 17,1997 Seating Capacity: 6,000
LF foul line 325 (ft) CF dead center 400 (ft) RF foul line 310 (ft) Backstop distance 60 (ft)
Surface Outfield: Grass Infield: Dirt
Multi-Purpose Uses: No Ball Park Owner/Owners: HWS Group
HWS Group founded in 1998 by Michael Savitt and his brother Jeffrey. HWS Group takes its name in honor of their late father Herbert W. Savitt.
The HWS Group is headquartered in Wellesley, Massachusetts Michael Savitt a 1978 graduate of Harvard, resides in Sudbury, Massachusetts.
Cost: Stadium cost is not available
Average Attendance (2006):
Mobile, while lying on the southern coast of "Alabama the Beautiful", has a natural seaport and enjoys a heritage as rich as any and all of the deep south. Mobile is not only old south, it has a history dating from the 17th Century.
Mobile is the "City of Six Flags" because six governments have controlled it. France, Great Britain and Spain ruled Mobile during the 1700's. Then the United States, the Republic of Alabama, the Confederate States of America, and again the United States flew their flags over Mobile.
The Mobile Bears have a long and storied history dating back into the days of the old Baseballs Southern Association Baseball. The Bay Bears round out the Alabama contingent playing baseball in the modern day and new era of Southern League Baseball.
Four baseball teams located and developing their talents on the baseballfarming diamonds of Alabama anchor the Southern League of baseball playing.
Commencing in the north of the state are the Huntsville Stars, then coming further south the Birmingham Barons, next we have our Montgomery Biscuits and then located way down south on the Gulf Coast and beautiful Mobile Bay is our Mobile Bay Bears.
Mobile Bay Bears baseball fans any data on your Team, your Stadium and your City to post on this website is welcomed so the world can enjoy.
City Landmarks and Tourist Items:
Come visit the Mobile Bay Bears and enjoy it all.
The entire Mobile Bay area of Mobile and Baldwin Counties is so much a part of the history of our Country dating from the 17th Century it is virtually impossible to treat all the must see sites with the importance which they so richly deserve.
Since the historic sites ,landmarks and tourist events with the many must see, must visit, venues it is best to simply provide a listing and welcome you to choose via website peeks.
Take your pick see all the sights and have a ball but get me to the game on time.
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Watch and listen to BayBears Baseball on Comcast Channel 19 with the voice of the BayBears, Tim Hagerty.
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