We all love the Lansing Lugnuts and they are here to stay.  Lansing City Council approved a contract extension with the Lansing Lugnuts, and they will return this season with some major improvements.

According to WILX, as of today, the Lansing Lugnuts will officially emerge into a team affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, this under the control of the MLB.

Lansing mayor Andy Schor said we were able to negotiate a deal that's good for Lansing, that's good for the team, and that will extend their time to 2038.

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Mayor Schor along with City Council member Kathie Dunbar, worked with Lugnut managers on a 17 year contract extension that works for everyone.

Known at one time as Cooley Law School Stadium, is now Jackson Field.  The new name of the minor league ballpark after the organization announced it had entered a seven year stadium naming rights agreement with Jackson National Life Insurance Company.

The next time you step foot into the stadium, you will see bright LED lights which will be one of several new upgrades.

In the next three years, you will see another set of batting cages, a new batting tunnel, and there's going to be a women's locker room.  Believe it or not, they've never had a women's locker room at the stadium.  (WILX)

And yes, guidelines will certainly be enforced when fans return.  Lansing mayor Andy Schor said the pandemic won't stop one of the cities main attractions.

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