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Ripken Baseball Seeks Naming Rights Partner for Ballpark

Aberdeen IronBirds New LogoRipken Baseball LogoIt 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.

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Broker Being Sought to Sell Naming Rights to Pensacola Ballpark

Pensacola Blue Wahoos LogoEd 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.

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Hillsboro Ballpark Gets New Name, Cool Signage

Hillsborough Hops LogoAs 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.

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Rockies Messin’ with Sasquatch Today

Colorado Rockies LogoThe 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.

Colorado Rockies Sasquatch Bobble Gnome 6.8.14

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West Coast League Unveils New Website, Announces Partnership with Black Ball Ferry Line

West Coast League LogoPRESS RELEASE – With the start of the West Coast League’s 10th season only days away, the League is excited to announce a partnership with Black Ball Ferry Line that will see the Coho Ferry designated as the “Preferred Ferry of the West Coast League” for the 2014 season. Continue reading

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Cubs Positioning Self Against Rooftop Owners

Chicago Cubs LogoThe Chicago Cubs released a revised plan for Wrigley Field’s renovation Tuesday that calls for new signs, including some that would block the view from nearby rooftop venues, and warn that the team’s management would consider moving to another site if they are not allowed to control their ballpark.  Read more hereWatch video from Cubs chairman Tom RickettsGo to WrigleyField.com.

Wrigley Field renovation rendering, Chicago Cubs Facebook page

Wrigley Field renovation rendering, Chicago Cubs Facebook page

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Ripken Baseball Partners with Big League Chew

Ripken Baseball LogoPRESS RELEASE – Ripken Baseball today announced it has partnered with Ford Gum’s Big League Chew, the #1-selling shredded bubblegum in the world. Big League Chew®, The Ballplayers’ Bubblegum™, becomes the official bubblegum of Ripken Baseball. The company will unveil its latest Big League Chew/Ripken Baseball packaging on Tuesday, May 20 at the National Confectioners Continue reading

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