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Returning Replacements Rock Midway Stadium Before Demolition

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoThe Replacements’ long-awaited hometown reunion concert took place at Midway Stadium in front of 13,000 fans on Saturday Sept. 13.  The event was one of the last at Midway, which is expected to be demolished, as the indy pro St. Paul Saints (American Association) depart for a new ballpark.  Read reviews and see photos here and here.  View photo gallery here.  Watch YouTube videos of concert here.  Read about the Replacements on Wiki hereGo to the Replacements website here.
The Replacements at Midway Stadium Poster 9.13.14

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Fall Beer Festival Held at Lugnuts’ Home

Lansing Lugnuts LogoThe Fall 2014 Beerfest at the Ballpark was held on Friday, Sept. 12, at Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Single-A Lansing Lugnuts (Midwest League).  Read more here.  Watch photo gallery video here.

Beerfest at the Ballpark

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NHL’s Winter Classic to be Played at Nationals Park

Washington Nationals WThe National Hockey League’s 2015 Winter Classic outdoor game between Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals will be played at Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals.  Read more here.  View press release here.

Winter Classic


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Shakespeare at Fenway Park

Red Sox SocksBoston’s  Commonwealth Shakespeare Company will celebrate its 20th anniversary on Sept. 19 with “Shakespeare at Fenway” (Park), home of the Boston Red Sox.  Read more here.

Shakespeare at Fenway

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A Possible New Ballpark for Gastonia Grizzlies, Pumpkin Beer Fest on Deck

Gastonia Grizzlies LogoGastonia (NC) leaders are exploring building a downtown baseball stadium that could replace Sims Legion Park and become the new home of the summer collegiate Gastonia Grizzlies (Coastal Plain League).  Kansas City-based Pendulum has been recruited to help in this process.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, the Grizzlies are preparing to hold their 2nd annual Pumpkin Beef Fest.  Get more information and tickets here.

Gastonia Grizzlies Pumpkin Beer Fest


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Talking Ballpark Technology at Sports Business Summit

Bloomberg Sports Business Summit LogoLarry Lucchino, President and CEO, Boston Red Sox, appeared on a panel called “The Stadium of the Future” during the Bloomberg Sports Business Summit on Thursday, Sept. 4.  He talked about the information revolution and the impact of technology on the stadium experience.  Read more here.

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BB&T Ballpark Prepares to Host Triple-A Championship Game (without Knights)

Triple-A Championship Game LogoThe one-game, winner-take-all 2014 Triple-A National Championship game between the champions of the International League and Pacific Coast League will be played at BB&T Ballpark, home of the Triple-A Charlotte Knights (International League), on Tuesday, Sept. 16.  The game will be broadcast live on NBC Sports Network.  Read more here.

Charlotte Knights Triple-A Championship Game

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