Playing Beat the Clock in Biloxi

Biloxi Baseball Double BWith all the delays, the $36 million stadium under construction in Biloxi (MS) for the relocating Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League) is slated to be completed by next August, well beyond the start of the 2015 season.  But, there is some level of hope that the stadium could be ready for play before then.  Read more here.

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Brazos Valley Bombers Grow Front Office Staff

Brazos Valley Bombers LogoPRESS RELEASE – he Brazos Valley Bombers have named Colby Street as the franchise’s new Assistant General Manager. Managing Partner Chris Clark made the announcement on behalf of the Bombers organization.  Clark added, “Colby brings a tremendous amount of experience and enthusiasm to our organization. He fits in perfectly to our plans and we couldn’t be happier to have someone of his caliber.” Continue reading

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Bandits Set New Franchise Attendance Record

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryPRESS RELEASE – An average of 3,885 fans per game attended Quad Cities River Bandits home games at Modern Woodmen Park this season, setting a new record for the highest per-game average for a season in the 55-year history of the Quad Cities Midwest League franchise. Continue reading

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Peninsula Pilots Named CPL Organization of the Year

Coastal Plain LogoPeninsula Pilots LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Coastal Plain League proudly announced today that the Peninsula Pilots (mosaic images provided by Ralph Wood) have been selected as the 2014 CPL Organization of the Year. Continue reading

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A Final Goodbye to Midway Stadium, Bill Murray Takes Tickets

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoActor/team co-owner Bill Murray was in the house Thursday night, as the indy pro St. Paul Saints (American Association) played their final game at Midway Stadium before moving to a new ballpark in Lowertown in 2015.  Read more, see photos and watch video hereWatch Bill Murray taking tickets here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN)

Indianapolis Indians LogoMLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Victory Field, home of the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians (International League).  Read more and view photos here.

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New ‘Indoor Park’ Plan for Astrodome

Houston Astros Old LogoHarris County (TX) Judge Ed Emmett on Tuesday proposed turning the Astrodome into “the world’s largest indoor park” and recreation area.  Read more and watch video here.

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