Star Staff Reports
Goat Days 2020 has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic according to a release from the Millington Area Chamber of Commerce.
As a result of the Goat Days cancellation, the Lions Club Pancake Breakfast has also been cancelled. The annual event is normally held at the historic USA Stadium in Millington located at 4351 Babe Howard Blvd.
The location for the 2021 Goat Days has yet to be determined because of the recent sale of USA Stadium. The USA Stadium Complex sale will be completed Aug. 7.
Back in June the announcement was made that a group form Alabama is purchasing GameDay Baseball in Cordova and Millington’s historic USA Stadium.
Upper Deck Sports, LLC, a four-person group, will invest about $5 million into the two facilities. Upper Deck Sports is a private firm buying USA Stadium from the City of Millington. The longtime Flag City venue was once home of the U.S. Baseball Olympic team from 1986-96. It was the training site for the team before heading to Seoul, South Korea; Barcelona, Spain and Atlanta, Ga.
USA Stadium’s facilities will have improvements done in phases giving USA Stadium Complex a dozen fields and improvements to the main stadium.