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Savannah Balks at New Stadium Site

Sand Gnats LogoThe Savannah (GA) City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to reject building a new baseball stadium at Savannah River Landing for the Single-A Savannah Sand Gnats (South Atlantic League).  The council will consider the Canal District for a future building site.  The mayor expressed interest in renovating Grayson Stadium instead.  One aldermen thinks the city should explore bringing in Continue reading

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BlueClaws to Celebrate 15th Season, Release Anniversary Logo

Lakewood BlueClaws Alternative LogoPRESS RELEASE – The BlueClaws will celebrate their 15th season of family fun at the Jersey Shore in style this summer, with a series of promotions, giveaways, and fan memories highlighting the early-docket that was released Wednesday. Continue reading

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Forget the Ballpark Study, Savannah City Staff Have a Different Site in Mind

Sand Gnats LogoCity of Savannah (GA) staff members are recommending that the proposed new stadium for the Single-A Savannah Sand Gnats (South Atlantic League) be considered as a part of the planned Canal District.  The recommendation rejects the Savannah River Landing site picked in a recent $55,000 ballpark study.  The city council will address the issue on Thursday.  Read more here.

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RiverDogs Promote Kirchner

Charleston RiverdogsPRESS RELEASE – Charleston RiverDogs General Manager Dave Echols has announced that Haley Kirchner has been promoted to Director of Community Relations. Continue reading

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Columbia Team Approved by MiLB

Sand Gnats LogoHardball Capital, the group bringing a professional team to Columbia’s (SC) Bull Street development for the 2016 season, has received the required approval from Minor League Baseball.  The Single-A Savannah Sand Gnats (South Atlantic League) remain a prime candidate for relocation.  Read more here.

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‘Name Our Team’ Contest Extended in Columbia

Columbia Professional BaseballPRESS RELEASE – As a result of a tremendous response so far, Columbia’s new professional baseball team is extending the Name Our Team contest for nine more days until Friday, October 24. Since the Name Our Team contest was first announced on September 29, the team has received more than 1,300 suggestions on ColumbiaProBall.com. Continue reading

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Deadline Today for Columbia Name-the-Team Contest

Sand Gnats LogoWednesday, Oct. 15, is the last day for fans to submit their suggested name(s) for the affiliated franchise relocating to Columbia (SC).  Go to Columbia Professional Baseball here.  Click below to enter the contest:

Columbia Pro Ball Name the Team

 

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