PRESS RELEASE – American West Baseball League is announcing today the resignation of CEO Michael Cummings and that the league will go dark for the 2013 season. Continue reading
The city of El Paso and the MountainStar Sports Group announced on Monday that the groundbreaking for the new downtown ballpark for the relocating Triple-A Tucson Padres (Pacific Coast League) will be held on May 30. Read more here.
In addition to bringing Reid Ryan aboard, the Houston Astros have announced that they’ve agreed to a letter of intent with Ryan-Sanders baseball to purchase the Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks (Texas League). Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Madison Mallards recently opened their brand new Feldco Ticket Office. The 1,600-square foot building was added on to the existing office at the “Duck Pond.” Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – This Thursday, May 23, when the Florence Freedom take on the Schaumburg Boomers at University of Cincinnati Medical Center Stadium, the first 1,000 fans through the gates can get their hands on the famed Manti Te’o Girlfriend Bobblehead presented by 100.3 The Fan. [The Freedom first announced this promo back in January, so no late-to-the-party copycats here.] Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball™ announced today that its national Licensing Program, consisting of the 160 clubs in the domestic-based leagues that charge admission to their games, generated an estimated $54 million in sales of licensed merchandise last year. The 2012 figure is a 3.3% increase over 2011 and ranks as the third largest yearly total since the program’s inception in 1991. Sales Continue reading
In an editorial over the weekend, the Colorado Springs Gazette newspaper endorsed a proposal to build a new downtown ballpark for the Triple-A Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Pacific Coast League) as a “big move” to spur downtown revitalization. Read more here.