Simpson University partnered with Add Some Color, Inc., and the Colt-45s to obtain a minor league baseball stadium from Vacaville. In re-constructing the baseball stadium on Simpson's campus, the university's goal is to make baseball more accessible for local youth, easier for youth teams to schedule events, offer teams an opportunity to expand their programs and provide a home field for Simpson’s collegiate baseball team. In addition the university is exploring the possibility of having the baseball stadium serve as an outdoor venue for community events. The Simpson baseball park will be free from tobacco and alcohol exposure.
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- 2.11.13 - Jon Miller, Voice of the SF Giants, Speaks at Baseball Field Fundraiser
Radio, television and newspaper reporters attended a sold-out Feb. 10 fundraiser inside Simpson's gymnasium featuring guest speaker Jon Miller, well-known radio announcer for the San Francisco Giants (photo to the left is from a press conference). Record Searchlight reporter TJ Holmes posted Twitter updates throughout the evening and wrote this article. KRCR Channel 7 anchor Mike Mangas served as master of ceremonies for the event, which sought to raise money for the Redding Community Baseball Field.