Skeeters Introduce New Ownership

Sugar Land Skeeters PrimaryPRESS RELEASE – A recent report showed Sugar Land’s Constellation Field exceeded attendance expectations in 2014 by 62 percent, an increase of 20,000 visitors over last year.The $36 million 7,500-seat stadium offers the community more than the opportunity to attend professional minor league baseball. The venue is a year-round community amenity that also offers concerts and community, Continue reading

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Prospect League Replaces NY-Penn League in Jamestown

Prospect League LogoPRESS RELEASE – Kevin Rhomberg, Robert Schenosky, and Ron Bercaw, members of RS Entertainment, are excited to announce the beginning of a new era of baseball in Jamestown, NY. Jamestown is the newest member of the Prospect League, a premier summer collegiate league that has produced over 175 Major League Baseball players. Continue reading

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Atlantic League Announces Final 2014 Awards

Atlantic League LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today announced its remaining postseason awards, Executive of the Year – Ken Shepard, late general manager of the Bridgeport Bluefish; Ballpark of the Year – Clipper Magazine Stadium, home of the Lancaster Barnstormers; and the inaugural “Ken Shepard Award” for Promotional Excellence – the Staff of the Continue reading

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Savannah Balks at New Stadium Site

Sand Gnats LogoThe Savannah (GA) City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to reject building a new baseball stadium at Savannah River Landing for the Single-A Savannah Sand Gnats (South Atlantic League).  The council will consider the Canal District for a future building site.  The mayor expressed interest in renovating Grayson Stadium instead.  One aldermen thinks the city should explore bringing in Continue reading

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Ironmen Change Leagues

Lorain County Ironmen LogoThe summer collegiate Lorain County Ironmen on Thursday announced that the team has left the Prospect League and will begin play in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League beginning in 2015.  A team official said the move is designed to provide geographical advantages and ease travel for players.  Read more here.

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BlueClaws to Celebrate 15th Season, Release Anniversary Logo

Lakewood BlueClaws Alternative LogoPRESS RELEASE – The BlueClaws will celebrate their 15th season of family fun at the Jersey Shore in style this summer, with a series of promotions, giveaways, and fan memories highlighting the early-docket that was released Wednesday. Continue reading

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A Post-Season Q&A with Owners of the Kenosha Kingfish

Kenosha Kingfish LogoThe summer collegiate Kenosha Kingfish (Northwoods League) wrapped up their successful inaugural season in August. After having a chance to catch their breath and reflect on the season, Kenosha News staff talked with Conor Caloia and Vern Stenman, who comprise the four-team-owning Big Top Baseball parent group along with Steve Schmitt, about making the franchise happen, stadium renovations and the first-season’s results.  It’s worth a read.  Read more here.

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