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
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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
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 Pittsburgh Pirates today announced that A.J. Grant has been named Manager of McKechnie Field Operations and General Manager of the Bradenton Marauders. The appointment was announced by Dennis DaPra, Executive Vice President and General Manager of PNC Park and Facility Management. 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 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
PRESS RELEASE – The West Michigan Whitecaps and Fifth Third Ballpark have been honored with hosting the 2014 Midwest League All-Star Game. The game is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. The event promises to be a grand affair, as the league is celebrating its 50th All-Star Game. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Newark Pilots play all their home games at Colburn Park in Newark, N.Y. and were the host of the 2013 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game, with which they did a tremendous job. The field itself was in pristine playing condition, complemented with a large scoreboard atop the left field wall, which would eventually get Continue reading
During the summer collegiate Northwoods League All-Star Game last night at Carson Park, home of the Eau Claire Express, the Star Tribune’s Patrick Reusse had a chance to talk with NWL chief Dick Radatz, Jr. Reusse’s story is a bit of a rehash of the story we posted on July 9, but it’s worth a read. That said, it’s very old news that the league is targeting the Twin Cities for expansion and its franchise fee is $1 million. Read more here.
The summer collegiate Victoria HarbourCats host the 2013 West Coast League All-Star Game tonight at Royal Athletic Park starting at 7:05 p.m. (Pacific). Click here for details. This is quite an honor for the inaugural franchise, which will attempt to break the league’s single-game attendance record of 4,156 fans. Watch or listen to the game live here.
The summer collegiate Eau Claire Express kicked off the Northwoods League All-Star Game festivities this evening with a banquet to honor the all-stars featuring two-time World Series champion and former Minnesota Twins Manager Tom Kelly. Watch news report here. On Tuesday, the Express host a fan fest, Home Run Derby, All-Star Game, and post-game fireworks at historic Carson Park.
PRESS RELEASE – On July 25th the Pittsfield Suns will be hosting the FCBL All-Star game presented by the Haddad Auto Dealerships. The All-Stars will be split into the Massachusetts All-Stars and the New England All-Stars. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE - The First Half Freedom Division Champion Sugar Land Skeeters announced today that the Atlantic League Board of Directors has awarded Constellation Field the privilege of hosting the 2014 Atlantic League All-Star Game. Continue reading
The summer collegiate Butler Blue Sox have unveiled their logo for the 2013 Prospect League All-Star Game, which the team will host on Wednesday, July 17, at Pullman Park in Butler (PA).
PRESS RELEASE – The Coastal Plain League announced today that the 2013 All-Star Game will be hosted by the Peninsula Pilots on July 8 at War Memorial Stadium in Hampton, Virginia. This will mark the first-ever time the league’s marquee event has made its way into the beautiful state of Virginia. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Over the last three seasons, no Texas Collegiate League franchise has sent more players to the TCL All-Star Game than the East Texas Pump Jacks. This summer, Pump Jacks all-stars won’t have to travel very far for the event. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – General Manager Holly Jones is pleased to announce that the Yates Street Tap House will be the presenting partner of the 2013 West Coast League All-Star Game. The game will be held on July 23 on the HarbourCats home field at Royal Athletic Park. The HarbourCats are also excited to reveal the official 2013 WCL All-Star Game logo. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Laconia Muskrats are excited to announce the release of the logo for the 2013 New England Collegiate Baseball League All Star Game. The Muskrats will host the All Star Game on Sunday, July 21st at Robbie Mills Field. The All Star Game will begin at 5:30PM and be preceded by the NECBL Home Run Derby at 2PM. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Pittsburgh Pirates and Altoona Curve have extended their Player Development Contract (PDC) through the 2018 season, the two sides announced today prior to the Pirates-Curve Exhibition Game in Altoona. The announcement was made by Curve owner Bob Lozinak, Curve General Manager Rob Egan, Pirates President Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Washington Wild Things, presented by Washington Financial, are pleased to announce that CONSOL Energy Park in Washington, Pa has been selected to host the 2013 Frontier League All Star Game and Festivities July 15 – 18. The Frontier League consists of 14 professional baseball teams that hail from Washington, PA (furthest East) to St. Louis, MO (furthest West) to Marion Continue reading
The summer collegiate Laconia Muskrats (New England Collegiate Baseball League) will host the 2013 NECBL All-Star Game on July 21, 2013. As an interesting side note, you might recall that the Muskrats installed a 17 foot tall by 88 feet long replica of Fenway Park’s Green Monster at Robbie Mills Field last season. The second phase of the project to be completed before next season will include adding a viewing deck to the back of the wall. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Victoria HarbourCats Owner John McLean and General Manager Holly Jones are pleased to announce that the City of Victoria and the Victoria HarbourCats have been awarded the 2013 West Coast League (WCL) All-Star Game. Continue reading
The Single-A Connecticut Tigers this morning unveiled the logo for the 2013 New York-Penn League All-Star Game, which the team is hosting at Dodd Stadium on Tuesday, August 13. To build intrigue, the Tigers shared parts of the logo with fans via the team’s Facebook page and Twitter over the past week.
PRESS RELEASE – In an unprecedented move, the Cape Cod Baseball League executive committee voted unanimously to hold the next three CCBL All-Star Games at pre-determined sites on Cape Cod. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The New Britain Rock Cats Baseball Club, the Double-A Eastern League Affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, has been awarded the Eastern League All-Star Game for 2013. The All-Star Game, which features the top players in the Eastern League from all 12 clubs as voted by fans, field managers and media, will take place on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at New Britain Stadium. The two-day Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Connecticut Tigers, in conjunction with the New York-Penn League, are proud to announce that the Tigers will host the 2013 New York-Penn League All-Star Game on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at Dodd Stadium in Norwich. There will be plenty of all-star festivities that will be announced over the course of the off-season leading into the 2013 calendar year. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Naturals have been awarded the honor of hosting the 2013 Texas League All-Star Game on July 25, 2013. Now that the date and location for the event are set the Naturals are proud to present the 2013 All-Star Game logo. The logo features their familiar dark red and blue colors and is reminiscent of the both the Naturals primary logo and the Arvest Ballpark logo. Continue reading
The summer collegiate Nashua Silver Knights will host the inaugural Futures Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game tonight at Holman Stadium. View details here.
PRESS RELEASE – The best that the North and South Divisions have to offer will meet head-to-head in the 17th edition of the Northwoods League All-Star Game tonight at the “Duck Pond.” First pitch is scheduled for 7:35 pm. Continue reading
MLB Commissioner Bud Selig has apparently offered up the All-Star Game at Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs, as an incentive to the city to encourage a public-private partnership to update Wrigley à la Fenway Park. Improvements to Wrigley are pegged at $300 million, with an additional $200 million for the new “triangle building.” Estimated economic impact of the ASG to Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Victoria Generals of the Texas Collegiate League will host the 2012 TCL All-Star Game presented by the University of Houston-Victoria on Monday, July 9 at Riverside Stadium. It will be the second time in three years that Victoria has hosted the high-profile exhibition game. Continue reading
The non-profit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has put up an anti-hot dog billboard on I-435 near Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals, just in time for MLB’s 2012 All-Star Game. The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council is not pleased. Read more and view billboard here.
PRESS RELEASE – The 49th annual Midwest League All-Star Game will be played at Fifth Third Field in Dayton on June 18, 2013. The announcement was made jointly today by the Dayton Dragons and Midwest League President George Spelius. Continue reading