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Biscuits to Host 2015 Southern League All-Star Game

Montgomery Biscuits Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Montgomery Biscuits announced event and ticket information for the 2015 Southern League All-Star Game presented by Wind Creek Hospitality today. Continue reading

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Bikes Blues and BBQ at Arvest Ballpark

Northwest Arkansas Naturals LogoArvest Ballpark, home of the Double-A Northwest Arkansas Naturals (Texas League), played host to the third annual Bikes Blues and BBQ Car Show on Friday and Saturday.  The event included car show, vintage bike show, steak cooking contest, live music and more.  Read more hereView event announcement hereView Facebook photos hereView aerial photo here.

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Hartford Ballpark Plan Takes Step Forward

New Britain Rock Cats LogoThe Hartford (CT) Redevelopment Agency voted 7-1 Wednesday night to transfer land to the city, which it expects to transfer to chosen Downtown North developer DoNo Hartford LLC.  On Thursday, a council subcommittee will meet to approve the authorization of the land transfer and vote on related ballpark resolutions.  Read more and watch news report here.

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It’s ‘MGM Park’ for New Biloxi Stadium

Biloxi Baseball Double BUnder a 20-year naming rights deal announced Wednesday, the new baseball stadium under construction in downtown Biloxi (MS) for the relocating Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League) will officially be called MGM Park.  Read more here and here.

Biloxi Ballpark Rendering, Dale Partners Architects

Biloxi Ballpark Rendering, Dale Partners Architects

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Commission Gives Thumbs Down to Hartford Ballpark Plan

New Britain Rock Cats LogoThe Hartford (CT) planning and zoning commission voted Tuesday to give an unfavorable recommendation to the city’s plan to build a minor league baseball stadium for the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League), and sharply criticized the process by which officials have proceeded with the proposal.  Read more here.

New Britain Rock Cats New Hartford Stadium Rendering

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Cardinals and The Rogue Barber Launch First-Ever Beard Playoff

Springfield Cardinals LogoPRESS RELEASE – With the St. Louis Cardinals once again heading to the MLB Postseason, the Springfield Cardinals are excited to launch the first-ever 2014 Beard Playoff, presented by The Rogue Barber. Continue reading

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Contract Approved: ‘Bama to Play at Hoover Met

Alabama Crimson Tide LogoThe City of Hoover (AL) approved a contract with the University of Alabama Monday that will have the Crimson Tide play its home baseball schedule at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium next season.  The ballpark was the former home of the Double-A Birmingham Barons (Southern League).  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the link.

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