It has been 60 years since professional baseball was played in the capital city of Hartford and the groundbreaking ceremony happening on Tuesday for the new Downtown North baseball park that will house the Rock Cats symbolizes its return.
The stadium is slated to open in April 2016 between Interstates 84 and 91 for the start of the Minor League Baseball season.
An online contest to rename the Rock Cats will also begin come the start of the ceremony.
The ceremony will start at 1:30 p.m. Team owner Josh Solomon, Mayor Pedro Segarra and City Council President Shawn Wooden are expected to be there.
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