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Blowfish Ballpark Groundbreaking Today, Team Updates Logo

Lexington County Blowfish LogoThe official groundbreaking for the new ballpark in Lexington County (SC) for the summer collegiate Columbia (now “Lexington County”) Blowfish (Coastal Plain League) is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 12pm at 474 Ballpark Road in Lexington.  The ballpark’s 2015 opening day is scheduled for May 27.  Read more here.

Lexington County Blowfish Ballpark Rendering

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Biscuits to Host 2015 Southern League All-Star Game

Montgomery Biscuits Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Montgomery Biscuits announced event and ticket information for the 2015 Southern League All-Star Game presented by Wind Creek Hospitality today. Continue reading

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Mexican Baseball Fiesta at Chihuahuas’ Home

Hermosillo NaranjerosTomateros de Culiacan LogoOn Sunday afternoon at Southwest University Park, home of the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas (Pacific Coast League), the professional Los Naranjeros de Hermosillo battled the Tomateros de Culiacan (Liga Mexicana del Pacífico) in the first of two games in the Mexican Baseball Fiesta.  Read more hereRead more in Spanish hereView photo gallery here.

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Bikes Blues and BBQ at Arvest Ballpark

Northwest Arkansas Naturals LogoArvest Ballpark, home of the Double-A Northwest Arkansas Naturals (Texas League), played host to the third annual Bikes Blues and BBQ Car Show on Friday and Saturday.  The event included car show, vintage bike show, steak cooking contest, live music and more.  Read more hereView event announcement hereView Facebook photos hereView aerial photo here.

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Groundbreaking Set for New Missouri Southern Ballpark

Missouri Southern State U LogoA groundbreaking for Missouri Southern State University’s new $2.5 million baseball stadium will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, adjacent to the MSSU Softball Complex.  Read more here.

Missouri Southern State University Ballpark Rendering

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Still No Franchise for Skylands, But Bring on the Scare

Sussex Skyhawks LogoThe new owners of Skylands Park in Augusta (NJ), the former home of the Sussex Skyhawks (Can-Am League) and Single-A New Jersey Cardinals (New York-Penn League), have temporarily transformed their idle stadium into “Scareland Stadium,” an interactive haunted attraction that opens for Halloween-season recreation the first weekend of October.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the news.

Skylands Park Scareland Stadium

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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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