Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Minor League Baseball Stadium Feasibility Study

Fayetteville is exploring the possibility of bringing a minor league baseball team and minor league baseball stadium to downtown. Nothing has been confirmed or finalized at this point, but the following FAQ answers some potential questions that residents might have.

Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • When will the new baseball team be here, if approved?

  • Are the Houston Astros bringing the Major League or Minor League team here?

  • What league will the team play in?

  • Will we ever get to meet the players at games?

  • Will the Astros ever come here for an exhibition game against the Minor league team, the way that other Major League teams have done with their N.C. Minor League teams?

  • Will the team do things with schools and the community?

  • What is going to happen to the Swampdogs?

  • What were the results from the recent baseball survey? (1,348 surveys were completed and 60,000 were distributed)

  • When will the new stadium be built?

  • How much will the new stadium cost me as an individual taxpayer?

  • What is the total price of the stadium?

  • Can you tell me the details about the proposed sites (Prince Charles Hotel and Murchison Road) and the parking for each of those sites?

  • How many seats will there be in the stadium?

  • Will the new stadium feature other events?

  • Why can’t the new Minor League team just move into J.P. Riddle Stadium to save taxpayers money?

  • How much will tickets be?

  • Where will people park?

  • How can I get tickets for the Fort Bragg baseball game?