Damaschke Field, home to the Oneonta Outlaws baseball team is undergoing a demolition project of the ball field's grandstand.  According to AllOTSEGO, team owner Gary Laing, says that demolition project, which began yesterday morning, will take several months and will be completed in stages. The first stage is grandstand seat and fence removal. For those interested in owning a piece of this history, Laing plans to auction off several of the seats at a date yet to be determined.  A new concrete pad will be poured before winter sets in, and then next May, new seats will be placed 25 feet closer to home plate. The box seats and dugouts will also be rebuilt with 40 feet of netting placed over them for safety.

Credit: Ian Austin, AllOTSEGO
Credit: Ian Austin, AllOTSEGO


Additional fundraising will be needed to take place to provide for Phase II of the project which includes rebuilding the grandstands.

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