The St. Paul (MN) City Council is expected to vote next week on a proposal to amend city code to permit two signs on the roof of the new ballpark under construction in Lowertown for the indy pro St. Paul Saints (American Association). The council typically has balked at allowing large and flashing signs to advertise products or companies. Read more here.
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The City of Conway (SC) will spend $500,000 on naming rights for the boardwalk at Coastal Carolina University’s new baseball stadium. As part of the arrangement, the “City of Conway Boardwalk” will feature signage and carefully placed QR codes, labels smart phone users can scan to find a website about attractions and dining in downtown Conway. Read more here.
It already has a famous name, but Ripken Baseball says it is looking for a naming-rights sponsor for Ripken Stadium, home of the Single-A Aberdeen IronBirds (New York-Penn League). Read more here.
Ed Spears, the Executive Director of Community Maritime Park Associates, say that work is underway to sell the naming rights to Pensacola Bayfront Stadium, home of the Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Southern League), for between $250,000 and $500,000 (annually, we assume). The deadline for brokers to submit their proposals is August 25 at 2:00 p.m. Read more here.
As the Single-A Hillsboro Hops (Northwest League) held their media day on Thursday, crews outside the event were putting up a sign for Ron Tonkin Field – the new name for the venue formerly known as Hillsboro Ballpark. This should be very cool at night, as timed lighting will simulate a pitcher throwing a baseball and the batter hitting it. Tube Art Group is completing the work. Read more here.
The Colorado Rockies will be giving away “Sasquatch” Bobblehead Gnomes to the first 15,000 through the gates at Coors Field Sunday afternoon, June 8. Who is sponsoring this wonderful giveaway? You guessed it — Jack Link’s Beef Jerky. Watch “Messin’ with Sasquatch” commercials here.