Category Archives: Fun & Atmosphere

First a Bobblehead, Then a Mascot, Now a Book for Once-Homeless ‘Hank’

Milwaukee Brewers LogoOn the heels of the sold out “BobbleHank” giveaway and the introduction of a new Hank mascot, a new book will be released tomorrow to recap the adventures of Hank, baseball’s most celebrated canine.  Hank, The Ballpark Pup, written by Karen Winnick, will go on sale on Thursday, September 18.  Read more hereRead Hank’s background story here.

Milwaukee Brewers Hank Book

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The Links at Fifth Third Field

Toledo Mudhens LogoPRESS RELEASE – Fifth Third Field is going to the birdies this fall! Before the ballpark gets made into an outdoor hockey rink for Walleye Winterfest, presented by ProMedica, it will become an 18-hole miniature golf course! The Links at Fifth Third Field, presented by Hall of Framers & Meyer Hill Lynch, opens to the public September 25-28. Continue reading

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This Week’s Promo Preview

MLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a look at the upcoming best promotions in affiliated ball for the week of August 27 – September 2, including “Weird Al(toona) Night” (Altoona Curve), “Live from Richmond…it’s Saturday Night!” (Richmond Flying Squirrels), and a “Reversible (Lakers and Clippers) Basketball Jersey Giveaway” (Lancaster JetHawks).  Read more here.

Lancaster JetHawks Reversable Basketball Jerseys

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Lookouts Offer Drive-Thru ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Today

Chattanooga_LookoutsPRESS RELEASE – On Tuesday, August 26, the Chattanooga Lookouts invite you to AT&T Field to complete your ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. From 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m, Looie the Lookout and the Lookouts’ staff will be on hand in the front of the stadium to assist you in completing your challenge. Fans who participate in the Drive-Thru Ice Bucket Challenge at the ballpark will Continue reading

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Mississippi Braves Break World Record

Mississippi Braves LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Salvation Army, in conjunction with the Mississippi Braves, succeeded in breaking a Guinness World Record Saturday at Trustmark Park. Upon entering the gates, fans were given a Salvation Army bell in which they had to ring at least five minutes while doing the “twist” immediately following the game. Continue reading

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‘Phinley’ Wins 2014 MiLB Mascot Mania

Clearwater Threshers Logo 2Phinley, the mascot for the Single-A Clearwater Threshers (Florida State League), took down 13 other league champions to become Minor League Baseball’s 2014 Mascot Mania champion.  Read more here.

Mascot Mania 2014

Clearwater Threshers Phinley

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This Week’s Promo Preview

MLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a look at the upcoming best promotions in affiliated ball for the week of August 20 – August 26, including “Hunger Games Night” (Mahoning Valley Scrappers), “The InstaGrammys” (Durham Bulls), and “Frogstock 2014″ (Everett AquaSox).  Read more here.

Everett AquaSox Frogstock

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