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What started with a casual conversation between a friend and I has really blossomed into a consumer research piece worth millions to analysts looking for opportunities in the Shreveport and Bossier City area who might wish to bring their entertainment venue or restaurant to the area.

A friend and I were talking about how incredible The Ball Fields of Craig Ranch in McKinney, Texas, are and that it would be really a great idea for someone to take the old Shreveport Captains "Fairgrounds Field" and some of that immediately adjacent area and create something of that nature. Just imagine, a complex with a "Featured Field" along with a score of additional fields to hold baseball and softball tournaments. As big as these events are in hosts of other cities, this could be one of the biggest entertainment ideas to hit the area since the first season of the Shreveport/Bossier Mudbugs.

I took the idea to my personal Facebook page and just look at the feedback and ideas we got: