Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium
Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium, formerly Fox Cities Stadium (1995-2007), and Time Warner Cable Field at Fox Cities Stadium (2007-2013), is a baseball park in Grand Chute, Wisconsin (although the address is for Appleton, Wisconsin). It is primarily used for baseball, and is the home field of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, a Midwest League team which functions as the Class A minor league baseball affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. The stadium also hosts a few music concerts each year. From 2000 until 2018, it hosted the NCAA Division III College World Series; the contract to host the event ran out in 2018 and the stadium chose to not renew the contract due to the expanded D-III playoffs schedule conflcting with the Timber Rattlers' schedule. The stadium was built in 1995, and now holds 5,900 people. It is also the host of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association High School Spring Baseball Championship.
Inside Fox Cities Stadium (June 9, 2006)
|Full name||Neuroscience Group Field|
at Fox Cities Stadium
|Former names||Fox Cities Stadium (1995–2007)|
Time Warner Cable Field at Fox Cities Stadium (2007–2013)
|Location||2400 North Casaloma Drive|
P.O. Box 7464
Appleton, WI 54913
Located in Grand Chute, Wisconsin,
|Owner||Fox Cities Sports Authority|
|Operator||Appleton Baseball Club, Inc.|
|Field size||Left Field: 325 ft (99 m)|
Center Field: 400 ft (122 m)
Right Field: 325 ft (99 m)
|Broke ground||August 17, 1994|
|Opened||April 20, 1995|
|Construction cost||$5.5 million|
($9.04 million in 2018 dollars)
|General contractor||Oscar J. Boldt Construction|
|Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (MWL) (1995–present)|
NCAA Division III College World Series (2000–2018)
On March 9, 2007, Time Warner Cable, which provides TV and internet service to the local area and broadcasts Timber Rattlers games on their local cable sports channel, signed a 10-year naming rights deal. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. In December 2013 Time Warner opted out of the final three years of the deal. In January 2014 Neuroscience Group, a local neurology practice, reached a 10-year deal for naming rights. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
In November 2012 the stadium began a major renovation that was completed in 2013. This allows for functions such as weddings or large meetings on a year-round basis.
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