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Hoover Metropolitan Stadium

John Castleberry 12-5-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

About 500 Major League Baseball scouts are expected to attend the event in August 2018. more

Dec 5, 2017 1:12 PM Sports

The event is designed to bring together the top 150 or so high school baseball prospects in the eastern United States to be evaluated by scouts from Major League Baseball teams. more

Dec 4, 2017 3:45 PM Sports

Freedom Fest 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The 20-minute fireworks show also seemed to be a crowd pleaser. more

Jul 5, 2017 9:00 AM People

Hoover Metropolitan Complex June 2017

Photo courtesy of Robin Schultz/Bluff Park Drone

Two members were appointed by the council president, two members by the mayor and one member by the Hoover Parks and Recreation Board. more

Jul 3, 2017 8:30 PM News

The SEC Fan Fest area also will include a host of other activities, including a carpet golf course, golf and driving simulators, classic arcade games, inflatables, a Lego construction zone and a sports bar with numerous table games. more

May 15, 2017 11:05 PM News 1 Comments

Finley Center 4-22-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

Sports Facilities Management is looking for people to fill part-time jobs at both Hoover Metropolitan Stadium and the new 155,000-square-foot Finley Center for sports, banquets, trade shows and other events. more

Apr 26, 2017 8:02 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/city of Hoover.

The city’s 19th annual Household Hazardous Waste Day is set for April 22 in the parking lot at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. The event is from 8 a.m. to noon. more

Mar 31, 2017 5:56 PM People

The former UA quarterback, UA coach and Olympic gold medal gymnast are scheduled to speak Saturday at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

Feb 23, 2017 5:17 PM News

Hoover sports complex construction Oct 2016

Photo by Jimmy Mitchell

The public will be able to vote through 5 p.m. Sunday. more

Oct 25, 2016 4:31 PM News 2 Comments

Hoover sports complex

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

Officials are asking the public to vote on a name for the overall complex and a name for the 155,000-square-foot indoor event center. more

Oct 24, 2016 6:47 PM News 7 Comments

Hoover Event Center Master Plan

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

Sports Facilities Management is based in Clearwater, Florida, and manages sports complexes all over the country. more

Jul 17, 2016 9:31 PM News

Freedom Fest 2016 1

Photo by Jon Anderson

Not a drop of rain at this year's music, fireworks festival at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium more

Jul 5, 2016 3:22 AM News

Hoover Sportsplex groundbreaking 3

Photo by Jon Anderson

The 155,000-square-foot indoor event center is scheduled to be completed by May 2017, while the outdoor sports fields are slated to open by February 2018. more

Jun 14, 2016 2:09 PM News 3 Comments

Gene Hallman 6-3-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

"I think we hit a grand slam," said John Oros, president of the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau. more

Jun 3, 2016 7:17 PM Sports

The United States Tennis Association last held a Davis Cup event in the Birmingham area in 2009, and it sold out within an hour. more

Jun 3, 2016 5:01 PM Sports

SEC Baseball Tournament crowd 2016

Photo by Ted Melton

Hoover beat out bids from Memphis, Nashville, New Orleans and Jacksonville. more

Jun 3, 2016 12:47 PM Sports 1 Comments

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