Turf & Rec

North Bay baseball groups dismayed with field plans

July 25, 2018
By Mike Jiggens
Dave Saad, representing North Bay Minor Baseball and Adam Campbell, President of North Bay Senior Men's Baseball, address their concerns at Steve Omischl Sports Complex.

July 25, 2018 – A half-million dollars in renovations to Veteran’s Field in North Bay, Ont. is striking out with user groups. A bone of contention is that another city field that two local baseball organizations depend on to accommodate their games is being converted into a softball field. The two leagues feel the growth of baseball in North Bay is dependent upon the use of two baseball-specific diamonds.