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Atlantic League Announces ‘Ken Shepard Award’ to Recognize Annual Promotional Excellence

Atlantic League LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today announced the creation of an annual promotional excellence award named after Ken Shepard, the Bridgeport Bluefish General Manager who passed away last week following his battle with kidney cancer. The “Ken Shepard Award” will recognize extraordinary promotional impact throughout the Atlantic League Continue reading

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No Sounds from the Loudoun Hounds

Loudoun Hounds LogoThe proposed indy pro Loudoun Hounds (Atlantic League) are apparently down for the count, as their offices have reportedly been closed and lawsuits have been filed.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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More Talk of Baseball Returning to Atlantic City

Atlantic City SurfWe remain hopeful The Sandcastle may again be the home to a professional baseball team.  Last Thursday, Mario Perrucci, former general manager of the Atlantic City Surf, was part of a group that included Atlantic League owners Frank Boulton and Tom Senter that met with Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian to discuss the idea of putting another team in the abandoned ballpark.  Read more here.

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Despite Challenges, RiverSharks Committed to Campbell’s Field

Camden Riversharks LogoDespite the challenge of drawing fans to Camden (NJ) and a lawsuit from Santander Bank, which contends the team’s owner, Camden Baseball LLC, has defaulted on more than $4.6 million for financing of Campbell’s Field, the indy pro Camden Riversharks (Atlantic League) have a positive outlook about the team’s future in the market.  Read more and watch video here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Atlantic League Ratifies New Pace of Play Initiatives

Atlantic League LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today announced that it has ratified six measures to begin August 1 and continue for the remainder of the 2014 season. The ALPB will test the effectiveness of the new rules and their ability to speed up games and keep fans engaged. All rules will be subject to future evaluation by the Pace of Play Committee and Continue reading

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Riversharks and Syfy Host Screening of ‘Sharknado’ Before Premiere of ‘The Second One’

Camden Riversharks LogoPRESS RELEASE – Did you miss out on the instant-cult classic Sharknado last summer, or are you just looking to refresh your memory before Sharknado 2: The Second One premieres on July 30 at 9/8c on Syfy? Well, the Camden Riversharks have you covered!

Camden RiverSharks Sharknado Screening
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ESPN 3 to Broadcast Atlantic League All-Star Game July 16

Atlantic League LogoPRESS RELEASE – Atlantic League fans who are not able to make the trip to Sugar Land, Texas for the 2014 Atlantic League All-Star Game now have a viewing option to watch their favorite players from around the league. Continue reading

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