PRESS RELEASE – On Sunday, December 8, the Sugar Land Skeeters will host the 2013 Winter Fest from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Constellation Field. All children 12 and under, as well as Skeeters season ticket holders, gain FREE entry to the event. General admission cost is $5, with a portion of every ticket purchased benefitting Child Advocates of Fort Bend in support of abused and neglected children in the Continue reading
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PRESS RELEASE – Ask almost anyone from any generation about a “ghost man” and it will conjure up childhood memories of playing baseball with imaginary base runners. The Altoona Curve (AA, Pirates) plan on bringing those ghost men to life as part of the 2014 Eastern League All-Star Stop in Curve, Pa. on Tuesday, July 15. “The Curve, Pa. Ghost Man Games and Hitting Challenge” will cap an Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Coastal Plain League Commissioner Justin Sellers announced today that the 2014 Coastal Plain League All-Star Game will be held in Morehead City, North Carolina. The star-studded event will take place on Monday, July 14th at Big Rock Stadium, home of the Morehead City Marlins. This will be the first All-Star Game held in Morehead City. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Lakeshore Chinooks released their 2014 schedule as they begin their third season of play in the Northwoods League. Highlighting the schedule on July 22, 2014 will be the annual Northwoods League All-Star Game to be played at Kapco Park on the Campus of Concordia University in Mequon. 2013 Major League All-Stars Jordan Zimmermann, Ben Zobrist and Continue reading
Baseball and softball could return to the Olympic program for the 2020 Tokyo Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Wednesday. Read more here.
RollCall.com is reporting that Republican coach Roger Williams of Texas and Democratic manager Mike Doyle of Pennsylvania are forming the first-ever Congressional Baseball Caucus “with the idea being to take the edge off the tension that we have every day” by talking sports, sharing baseball stories and maybe having “hot Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The BayBears are hosting the first annual BayBears Backyard BBQ at Hank Aaron Stadium on November 9 and 10th 2013. The best amateur cooks in the area will battle it out over barbecue ribs, chicken and Boston butt! Continue reading
An estimated 30,000 people showed up at AT&T Park to attend the third annual Bay Area Science Festival. Attendees had the opportunity to check out more than 150 interactive science exhibits, including a tour of human organs in the San Francisco Giants dugout. Read more and view aerial photo here.
PRESS RELEASE – Construction wasn’t the only thing breaking ground at the Sydney Cricket Ground this Wednesday. The historic grounds were host to the Sydney Blue Sox Official Season Launch Party, where many gathered to usher in a new season of true blue baseball, but also a new era of the sport in New South Wales. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – In a first for Sarasota’s Ed Smith Stadium, the Orioles will present “Ice on the Diamond – A Holiday Celebration,” a dazzling, holiday-themed show featuring world-class ice skaters on a specially engineered ice stage at the ballpark on Friday, December 20 at 7:00 p.m. ET. The stadium will be decorated for the holidays, creating a festive backdrop to this family-friendly Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – With excitement building for the Charlotte Knights’ inaugural season at BB&T Ballpark, the Knights proclaimed that the Gildan Triple-A National Championship Game is coming to Charlotte on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. President/CEO of Minor League Baseball Pat O’Conner, President of the International League Randy Mobley, Vice-President of Marketing for Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Gateway Grizzlies have released their 2014 schedule. Gateway will play four exhibition games and 96 regular season games in 2014. The 2014 All-Star week, presented by the Casino Queen, will begin on July 14th and end July 17th at GCS Ballpark. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The All Star Game will have a home run derby, pregame meal and other league festivities. Santa Fe hosted the 2013 All Star Game which was a huge success for fans, players and travel. Santa Fe has proved it is a very popular city in the league for fans to go and see their players play in an All Star Game. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Winnipeg Goldeyes are proud to announce that the American Association has selected Winnipeg and the Goldeyes organization to host the 2014 American Association Game at Shaw Park on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Continue reading
College football will return to the former site of the Orange Bowl in December 2014, as the inaugural Miami Beach Bowl will be played at Marlins Park, home of the Miami Marlins. The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference (formerly the Big East) and Conference USA, the Mid-American Conference or Sun Belt Conference. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Altoona Curve are pleased to announce details surrounding the 2014 Eastern League All-Star Game, which will take place July 16, 2014 at Peoples Natural Gas Field. The two-day event returns to Altoona for the first time since the 2006 season and will be known in this iteration as the 2014 Eastern League All-Star Stop, tying in reference to the area’s deeply rooted Continue reading
More than 1,700 showed up at Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George on Saturday, October 19, for the 2013 Staten Island Yankees Brewfest. Read more and view photos here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
Community and team officials were on hand Wednesday at Simmons Field in Kenosha (WI) to participate in the installation of the first few premium seats at the historic ballpark currently under renovation for a yet-to-be-named expansion franchise from the summer collegiate Northwoods League. Read more and view photo gallery here.
Kick off Halloween at The Monster Bash — A Ballyard Smash presented by Halloween Express on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 7-10 pm at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in the Ashley View Pub, which is Charleston’s well-known Thirsty Thursday hot spot. Continue reading
The groundbreaking ceremony for the new $16 million ballpark in Morgantown (WV) for the West Virginia University Mountaineers and possibly a minor-league baseball team is reportedly scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Ballard Group is proud and excited to be bringing members of the hit A&E show Duck Dynasty to Arvest Ballpark in Springdale, Ark. On Sunday, October 20. Members of the Robertson family who will appear are Willie, Korie, Miss Kay and Uncle Si. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Sioux Falls Canaries pride themselves on making Sioux Falls Stadium aka “The Birdcage” a friendly place. But that won’t be the case October 25th and 26th when the stadium is taken over by Zombies! Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – CommunityAmerica Ballpark will be hosting Beer Fest at the BallPark tomorrow, Oct. 12, from 1:30-7:00 p.m. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Winston-Salem Dash and Nature’s Select partnered for a successful Movie Night at BB&T Ballpark last Saturday night. More than 3,000 people enjoyed Epic and plenty of other family-friendly entertainment, and these moviegoers contributed more than $6,000 and 1,000 toys’ worth of donations to Brenner Children’s Hospital. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Join us at beautiful Bright House Field on Saturday, October 5th, when the Clearwater Threshers and Frenchy’s present the 5th annual Hops for Hospice Beer Festival, to benefit the Suncoast Hospice Foundation. Over 100 different beers will be available for sample from several local beer distributors including JJ Taylor, Great Bay Distributors and others. Continue reading
Minor League Baseball Promotional Seminar Wraps Up in Louisville, 2013 Golden Bobblehead Awards Presented
PRESS RELEASE – This year’s Minor League Baseball Promotional Seminar concluded last night with a Ballpark Outing at Louisville Slugger Field, home of the Louisville Bats. As part of the final event, MiLB presented its annual Golden Bobblehead (GHB) Awards for the best promotions in Minor League Baseball in a variety of categories. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball and the Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau announced Wednesday that the 2014 Minor League Baseball Promotional Seminar will take place in Oklahoma City, Okla. The Oklahoma City RedHawks will be the host club for the 37th annual seminar from Sept. 30-Oct. 2. The announcement was made in Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Connecticut Tigers present their Fourth Annual Octoberfest & Chili Cook-Off on October 19, 2013 from 1-5 p.m. The event is a celebration of the Northeast’s finest craft beers. Come wet your whistle at Dodd Stadium, home of the Connecticut Tigers, the Single-A New York-Penn League Affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Madison Mallards will host Ducktoberfest on Saturday, September 28th from 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public. Ducktoberfest will feature a large variety of fall seasonal and German beers. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – On Saturday, September 21 (4-8pm), beer drinkers from throughout Western New York will once again gather at Coca-Cola Field to sample more than 160 craft beers at the 4th Annual Ballpark BrewBash, presented by Consumer’s Beverages. In 2013, activity proceeds of this fan-favorite event will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of WNY. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Triple-A Baseball (International and Pacific Coast Leagues) announced today that the NBC Sports Network will once again televise the Gildan Triple-A Baseball National Championship Game. This year’s contest takes place at 7:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, September 17 at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, Pennsylvania, home of the Lehigh Valley Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Medford Rogues, in association with EJ Marketing & Production of Medford, are proud to announce that Harry & David Field will be the home of “Celebra las Fiestas Patrias,” a celebration of the September 16 Mexican Independence Day. The facility will host a festival from 1 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, September 15 featuring music, dance, food and drink for the entire family. Continue reading