FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 16, 2022
Media Contact: Angel Waldron, 301-446-3311
BOWIE BAYSOX RENEW STADIUM LEASE WITH M-NCPPC, DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION,
PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY
Riverdale, MD – The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission’s (M-NCPPC) Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County is pleased to announce the renewal of the Bowie Baysox lease at Prince George’s Stadium. The new ten-year lease was approved by the Prince George’s County Planning Board on October 27, 2022. The lease commences on January 1, 2023 and runs through 2032.
“We are thrilled to enter this agreement with the Baysox to continue providing the beloved sport of baseball to the residents of Prince George's County,” stated Peter Shapiro, Chair of the Prince George’s County Planning Board. “The ten-year lease will continue to generate support for local businesses and provide a significant impact on the County’s economic growth. We look forward to hosting residents and visitors as we root for our home team and enjoy America’s favorite pastime for years to come.”
The agreement will allow the Department to further develop the future of Prince George’s Stadium and enhance economic development opportunities in the County. Priorities include how to best utilize the space for the Baysox, high schools, showcases, and more. Department programs at the stadium have included:
“We are honored to have a new decade-long lease with the M-NCPPC at Prince George’s Stadium and look forward to continuing to provide great baseball, affordable family entertainment, and expanding partnerships with Prince George’s County and the surrounding communities,” said Greg Baroni, CEO and Principal General Partner, Attain Sports & Entertainment and owner of the Baysox. “As a Maryland resident of more than 35 years, I have deep roots in the region and am committed to expanding community engagement, focusing on outstanding customer service, driving innovation, investing in the professional development of our employees, and improving the game-day experience for our fans.”
Double-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, the Bowie Baysox have called the M-NCPPC Prince George’s Stadium home for 29 years. For more information about Prince George’s stadium, visit www.milb.com/bowie.
About the Department
The Department of Parks and Recreation delivers an award-winning park system through progressive, innovative leadership and a commitment to the community and the environment in Prince George’s County. For more on the Department of Parks and Recreation, visit www.pgparks.com and stay connected on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube, and Instagram. The M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities in all programs and services.
About the Bowie Baysox
The Bowie Baysox are the Double-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles and play in the Double-A Northeast. The team plays their home games at Prince George’s Stadium in Bowie, Maryland. The 2022 home season begins on Tuesday, April 11 at 7:05p against the Akron RubberDucks, an affiliate of the Cleveland Guardians. Season and group tickets are now available for the 2023 season. For more information, please call 301.805.6000 or visit us online at www.baysox.com.