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’30 Days of Opening Day’ in Stockton

Stockton Ports LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Ports are excited to continue the “30 Days of Opening Day” tradition to start the 2014 season. The promotion will begin on Tuesday, March 11th and go through Wednesday, April 9th. Splash and the Ports Front Office are scheduled to appear at various Stockton locations to hand out tickets to lucky fans and will be holding social media contests throughout the promotion. Continue reading

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Ports Release Community Relations Report

Stockton Ports LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Stockton Ports community fund, the Anchor Fund, is the first of its kind in the 70-year history of the organization. The Fund was established in 2007 and will help fund many community projects, with a focus on youth centers and youth sports. Continue reading

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Raging Tide GM Accepts Position with Stockton Ports

OOB Raging Tide Wave BallPRESS RELEASE – After two seasons in Old Orchard Beach, Raging Tide General Manager Taylor McCarthy has accepted a job as the Marketing Director for the Stockton Ports (Oakland Athletics A Affiliate) of the California League. Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Banner Island Ballpark (Stockton, CA)

Stockton Ports LogoMLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Banner Island Ballpark, home of the Single-A Stockton Ports (California League).  Read more and view photos in a two-part series here and here.

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Stockton Ports Unveil New Alternative Logo

PRESS RELEASE – The Stockton Ports unveiled their new alternate look at 2pm Friday, November 16th. The new identity is part of a six-month creative enhancement of the Ports franchise. “This is truly an exciting way for the Ports to re-affirm our commitment to Stockton. We feel this new logo embodies the rich history and can-do attitude of our city” said Team President Pat Filippone. Continue reading

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Ports Set to Unveil New Alternative Logo

PRESS RELEASE – The Stockton Ports will introduce a new community-focused identity on Friday, November 16th at the Waterfront Warehouse building in Downtown Stockton (445 West Weber Ave). The event is scheduled to begin at 2pm, with the logo and uniform unveiling shortly thereafter. Continue reading

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Legends of Baseball Vintage Showdown Wednesday in Stockton

Banner Island Ballpark, home of the Single-A Stockton Ports (California League), will host the third Legends of Baseball Vintage Showdown on Wednesday, July 4.  Former big leaguers and members of the California Vintage Base Ball Federation will don uniforms and use equipment from the 1880s.  The previous two games have been played in San Jose (CA) and Frisco (TX). Continue reading

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Ports Giving Away Presidential Seat Cushions Tonight

The Single-A Stockton Ports (California League) plan to have a little political fun tonight at Banner Island Ballpark by giving fans an opportunity to sit on the face of the presidential candidate they do not wish to see elected in November.

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Ports Announce Legends of Baseball Vintage Showdown

PRESS RELEASE – Wednesday, July 4th will be a special Independence Day celebration at Banner Island Ballpark. Starting at 6 p.m. will be a vintage baseball game featuring former MLB players AND rules, traditions, and equipment from the game as played in 1886! Continue reading

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Reiff Promoted to GM

PRESS RELEASE – The Stockton Ports announced today that Luke Reiff has been promoted to General Manager. 7th Inning Stretch, LLC President Pat Filippone made the announcement. Continue reading

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Bobble Belly Named Promo of the Year

PRESS RELEASE – After three weeks of online voting, the Dallas Braden Bobble-Belly has been selected the “2011 Promotion of the Year” by Minor League Baseball. Continue reading

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So Stick Our Ballpark in Your Forbes Pipe and Smoke It!

Stockton Record staff writer Lori Gilbert takes offense at Stockton (CA) being listed by Forbes magazine as a one of America’s Most Miserable Cities back in February.  Apparently, Forbes failed to take into consideration beautiful Stockton Ballpark (aka Banner Island Ballpark), home of the Single-A Stockton Ports, in reaching its brutal conclusion.  Read more here.

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Ports Release Promo Schedule

PRESS RELEASE – Featuring several exciting giveaways, theme nights and 13 fireworks nights, the Stockton Ports released their 2011 promotions schedule today. The Ports season kicks off at home with fireworks on April 14th as the Ports take on the Modesto Nuts. Continue reading

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SMG’s Cera Named GM of Stockton Venues, Ballpark

PRESS RELEASE – SMG is proud to announce the appointment of Mike Cera as General Manager of the Stockton Arena, Stockton Ballpark, the Bob Hope Theatre, and the Oak Park Ice Arena. Continue reading

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Stockton Seeking Ballpark Operator

The Stockton (CA) City Council is soliciting proposals from outside groups to operate and maintain 84-year-old Billy Hebert Field, former home of the Single-A Stockton Ports and University of the Pacific baseball program.  Read more here.

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Stockton Settles Eminent Domain Suit, Will Pay $2.5M

The City of Stockton (CA) will pay Marina Towers LLC $2.5 million over eight years to settle a lawsuit over land seized in 2004 to build a new ballpark for the Single-A Stockton Ports.  Land where Marina Tower once stood is now a parking lot for the ballpark.  Read more here.

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Vote in California Primary at Banner Island Ballpark on June 8

PRESS RELEASE – The Stockton Ports, 11-time champions of the California League, are excited to announce that they will serve as a polling place for the Statewide Direct Primary Election on Tuesday, June 8 for Precinct # 00011117, which serves parts of Downtown Stockton. Continue reading

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Oakland A’s, Stockton Ports Extend PDC

The Stockton (CA) Ports have announed that they have reached an agreement to extend their player development contract with the Oakland A’s until 2014.  Read more here.

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Ports Host Free Fan Fest on April 3

PRESS RELEASE – The Stockton Ports are proud to host a free Fan Fest, presented by 104.1 The Hawk, at Banner Island Ballpark to celebrate the kickoff of the 2010 season on Saturday, April 3 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Fans of all ages are invited to attend and enjoy a variety of fun activities. Continue reading

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Ports Announce 2010 Promo Calendar

PRESS RELEASE – The Stockton Ports are pleased to announce their promotional schedule for the 2010 season. The Ports have several exciting theme nights, giveaway items, performances and events planned to provide their fans with top-notch entertainment during the upcoming season, which opens at Banner Island Ballpark on April 15 at 7:05 p.m. Continue reading

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Ports Host 3rd Annual Holiday Toy Drive

PRESS RELEASE – The Stockton Ports are proud to help area youth celebrate the holidays by hosting the 3rd Annual Holiday Toy Drive, which will benefit Mary Graham’s Children Center. Ports fans are encouraged to help the Ports support the community by donating generously. Fans may donate unwrapped new toys at the Ports front office suite at Banner Island Ballpark. Continue reading

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