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Sharks Announce Stadium Improvements, Launch New Website

Wilmington Shark New Logo 1PRESS RELEASE – The Wilmington Sharks are pleased to announce that stadium and field renovations will begin next week as part of an ongoing makeover of Buck Hardee Field before the start of the Coastal Plain League season on May 28th. Continue reading

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HiToms Hire Asonye as Director of Broadcasting

Thomasville Hi-Toms LogoPRESS RELEASE – The High Point – Thomasville HiToms have named Nkwa Asonye as the franchise’s Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations for the 2014 season, effective immediately. Asonye will handle the play-by-play duties for all HiToms home and road games and also act as the team’s primary media contact handling press releases and roster updates. Continue reading

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Tobs Hire Former Catcher, Pump Jacks Voice as New Broadcaster

Wilson Tobs Primary SDSPRESS RELEASE – As per usual there will be plenty of new faces around Fleming Stadium this summer, and in addition to the new faces there will be a new voice; the Tobs announced today that Jake Donnelly will be the new Director of Broadcasting for the 2014 season. Continue reading

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Growlers Announce Partnership with Walmart & Sam’s Club, Fireworks & Flat Screen Fridays Too

Kalamazoo Growlers HeadPRESS RELEASE – Walmart & Sam’s Club have agreed to a founding partnership with Kalamazoo Growlers baseball. This partnership will provide fans and consumers with great experiences at the ballpark and new ways to combine shopping at Walmart & Sam’s Club with their love of Growlers baseball. Continue reading

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Northwoods League, Collegiate Baseball League Europe Announce Partnership

Northwoods League Logo wo Wordmark Collegiate Baseball League Europe LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League announced a unique partnership today with Collegiate Baseball League Europe. The main piece of this partnership will see six of the top European players that play in the CBLE during the 2014 season given the chance to play in the Northwoods League during the 2015 season. Continue reading

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Second-Year HarbourCats Release 2014 Promo Schedule

Victoria Harbour Cats Head LogoPRESS RELEASE – With single-seat sales set to start on Saturday, April 19, the Victoria HarbourCats are excited to reveal the promotional plan for the 2014 season at SPORTS TRADERS DIAMOND at Royal Athletic Park. Continue reading

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Kingfish Are No Fielders

LakeCountyFieldersKenosha Kingfish LogoThe Lake County News-Sun looks back at the failed indy pro Lake County Fielders (Northern League/North American League) and compares the effort to bring baseball to the area with the new summer collegiate Kenosha Kingfish (Northwoods League).  You can ignore the so-called  “reporter” looking for Kevin Costner dirt and not the true facts about the Zion (IL) situation.  Read more here.

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Original Soul Wingz to be Official Concessionaire for DC Grays

DC_Grays_Logo_01PRESS RELEASE – The DC Grays are pleased to announce that Original Soul Wingz will be their official concessionaire for 2014! Original Soul Wingz will provide concessions at all 20 DC Grays home games at the new Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. Continue reading

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Save Bringhurst Field!

Save Bringhurst Field LogoA proposal to increase the recreation millage in Alexandria (LA) is on next month’s ballot.  A draft of the recreation millage reportedly talks about converting historic Bringhurst Field into a lazy river and more parking for a zoo expansion, but a grassroots Facebook group created Friday called “Save Bringhurst Field” wants to save the ballpark.  The city says the future of Bringhurst has not been determined.  Continue reading

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Pippins Finalize First-Round Ballpark Improvement Plan

Yakima Valley Pippins PrimaryPRESS RELEASE – The Yakima Valley Pippins are within two months of their inaugural Opening Day. In order to be ready for the return of baseball to Yakima County Stadium, the club has finalized plans for season one improvements to the ballpark. “We are excited to get a shovel in the ground and get started,” said general manager Danny Tetzlaff. “These first-round improvements will take a very good Continue reading

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Blowfish Promote Evans to GM

Columbia Blowfish BlueyPRESS RELEASE – With recent news of playing the USA Baseball Collegiate Team, the final season at Historic Capital City Stadium, and today’s announcement of Fireworks Shows for every Friday and Saturday home game, the Blowfish have one more piece of exciting news: Bill Shanahan, Owner/President has promoted Asst. GM Kelly Evans to be the new General Manager of the Columbia Blowfish Continue reading

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Elmira Pioneers to Host 2014 PGCBL All-Star Game, Unveil Logo

Elmira Pioneers LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Elmira Pioneers are proud to announce that Historic Dunn Field will host the league’s brightest stars for the 2014 PGCBL All-Star Game and festivities. Continue reading

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College Teams to Christen Renovated Simmons Field

Kenosha Kingfish LogoPRESS RELEASE – The UW-Parkside baseball team will host the UW-Milwaukee Panthers on Tuesday, April 22 at 6:05 pm in the first collegiate game to be played at the newly renovated Simmons Field. Continue reading

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Wausau Ballpark Renovations Nearing Completion

Wisconsin Woodchucks Alternative Head LogoA completely new grandstand, retail store, luxury suites, larger seats and more bathrooms are among the improvements to Athletic Park that will be revealed May 30 on opening day of the summer collegiate Wisconsin Woodchucks (Northwoods League) baseball season in Wausau (WI).  Read more hereView construction photos here.

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‘Bambino’ Party Boat Arrives at Renovated Simmons Field

Kenosha Kingfish LogoPRESS RELEASE – A 43 foot long by 13 foot wide fishing boat built in the early 1930s  and originally named the ‘Bambino’ was installed at historic Simmons Field this morning as part of the outfield wall and a new party venue. Continue reading

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Power Part Owner Launches Summer Collegiate Club

Carolina-Virginia_Collegiate_League LogoJohn Wilcox, part owner of the Single-A West Virginia Power (South Atlantic League), plans to launch the summer collegiate Mooresville Spinners (Carolina-Virginia Collegiate League) in Mooresville (NC), about 30 miles north of Charlotte.  The team will play at Moor Park baseball field after Wilcox spends $75,000 in improving the facility.  Read more here.

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Growlers Introduce Mascot

Kalamazoo Growlers HeadDuring an event last Friday at the Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites, the first-year summer collegiate Kalamazoo Growlers (Northwoods League) introduced “Barlee,” the team’s new mascot.  View event photos here.

Barlee is introduced to the crowd, Kalamazoo Growlers Facebook photo

Barlee is introduced to the crowd, Kalamazoo Growlers Facebook photo

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Mallards Release 2014 Promo Schedule

Madison Mallards New LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Madison Mallards are excited to release their full promotional schedule for the 2014 season. The schedule is jam packed of amazing fireworks shows, unique bobblehead giveaways, hysterical entertainment acts, and big name celebrities. Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Borleske Stadium (Walla Walla, WA)

Charlies Ballparks PageCharles O’Reilly from CharliesBallparks.com visits Borleske Stadium, home of the summer collegiate Walla Walla Sweets (West Coast League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Pippins Announce Hiring of GM

Yakima Valley Pippins PrimaryPRESS RELEASE – The Yakima Valley Pippins are proud to announce the addition of Danny Tetzlaff to the front office staff. Tetzlaff will serve as the General Manager for the Pippins. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Pippins front office and will be able to enhance the Pippins on-field product as well as the fan experience. Continue reading

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Rafters to Add Unique Interactive, Accessible Seating Area to Witter Field

Wisconsin Rapids Rafters LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League announced today plans to build an Interactive Accessible Seating Area at Witter Field, which will be ready for the 2014 season. The addition of this new venue is being made possible by the Northwoods League Foundation, which will provide funding for the project. Continue reading

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Pump Jacks to Introduce Pharrell-Inspired Player Hats

East Texas Pump Jacks Donk LogoPRESS RELEASE – Heading into their seventh season, the East Texas Pump Jacks were in search of something different. The organization wasn’t seeking a complete overhaul, just a little tweak to its look when the team takes the field.

East Texas Pump Jacks Pharrells Buffalo Hat Continue reading

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D.C. Grays to Play at Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy

DC_Grays_Logo_01PRESS RELEASE – Beginning in June 2014 the DC Grays will be playing their home games at the brand-new, state-of-the-art Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy at Fort DuPont. Continue reading

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Kenosha Kingfish Introduce ‘King Elvis’ the Mascot

Kenosha Kingfish LogoPRESS RELEASE – In front of a standing room crowd Festival Foods in Kenosha, the Kenosha Kingfish unveiled the new face of the team, its mascot, King Elvis the First. Clad in white nylon jumpsuit with sparkly gold trim, the six and a half foot tall, wobbly King Elvis is ready to meet and greet fans of all ages in Kenosha and surrounding communities. Elvis signed autographs, posed for photos Continue reading

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It’s Barley vs. Burp in Growlers’ #NameYourMascot Contest Final

Kalamazoo Growlers HeadAs we predicted, (it was kind of a no brainer), “Barley” and “Burp” will face off in the championship round of the summer collegiate Kalamazoo Growlers’ (Northwoods League) fan-driven #NameYourMascot contest.  Read more here.

Kalamazoo Growlers Mascot-Naming Contest

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Pippins Announce Radio Deal, Inaugural Voice

Yakima Valley Pippins PrimaryPRESS RELEASE – The Yakima Valley Pippins and TownSquare Media announced today that they have agreed to terms on a relationship, establishing ESPN 1460 Yakima as the exclusive English-language broadcast home of the Yakima Valley Pippins – every game, home and away. Continue reading

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Utica Brewers Extend Lease

Utica Brewers LogoPRESS RELEASE – Utica Brewers Owner and President Butch Russo announced yesterday that the Brewers have signed a three year lease extension with the Oneida County Sports Authority to keep the team at Murname Field at Donovan Stadium for three years.  The agreement ensures there will be PGCBL baseball at the venerable ballpark thru 2017. Continue reading

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St. Cloud Rox Introduce New Mascot

St Cloud RoxPRESS RELEASE – The St. Cloud Rox Baseball Club unveiled their mascot at an event held tonight. In front of a standing room only crowd on the second floor of Brothers Bar & Grill, Chisel was introduced, wearing the number 71. Continue reading

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Growlers Announce Mascot Final Four

Kalamazoo Growlers HeadAfter reviewing over 1,000 suggestions for naming the team’s mascot, the summer collegiate Kalamazoo Growlers (Northwoods League) have narrowed the list to a Final Four.  Fans can now cast their votes to determine which of the finalists will advance to the final round.  Learn more and cast your vote here.  We’re expecting a Barley vs. Burp showdown.

Kalamzoo Growlers Mascot Final Four

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Mallards Announce New Fan Participation Program – The Fowliners

Madison Mallards New LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Madison Mallards have introduced a new fan participation program that will allow fans on the field to help with foul balls. The program has been named the Fowliners. Continue reading

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BayBears President to Leave Team, Will Return to SC to Bolster Blowfish Ballpark Bid

Mobile Bay Bears New LogoColumbia Blowfish BlueyPRESS RELEASE – Mobile BayBears President Bill Shanahan, who has been with the team since its inception, announced that he is stepping down from his position with the team, to start a new chapter in his career. Bill and his wife Vicki will be returning to South Carolina where he owns a Summer Collegiate Franchise in the Coastal Plain League. Continue reading

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Mustangs Announce New GM

Martinsville Mustangs New Logo 2013PRESS RELEASE – The Martinsville Mustangs will introduce their new general manager to the public today at Hooker Field as part of the team’s Pi Day celebrations. Continue reading

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Brockton Rox Hire Marlin at VP and GM

Brockton Rox Main LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Brockton Rox announced the hiring of veteran baseball executive Todd Marlin as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Rox Baseball today.  Marlin is the latest addition to the team’s senior management team which also includes President and majority owner Chris English, Shaw’s Center Vice President Michael Canina, and consulting partner Andy Continue reading

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Bill Bussiere Named Cape League Corporate Development Head

Cape Cod League LogoPRESS RELEASE – Long-time league baseball executive Bill Bussiere has been named new Director of Corporate Development for the Cape Cod Baseball League. Bussiere comes to the position with 22 years experience on the CCBL team and league level, most recently as league vice president, deputy commissioner and chair of the CCBL All-Star Game Continue reading

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Wilson Tobs Unveil New Branding

Wilson Tobs Primary SDSPRESS RELEASE – The Wilson Tobs are excited to announce the start of a new era in terms of branding for the 2014 season and forward. Continue reading

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Rafters Hire New Broadcaster

Wisconsin Rapids Rafters LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have announced the hiring of their new radio voice, Jonas Nordman. Last summer, Nordman spent his time as the voice of the Northwest Indiana Oilmen of the Midwest Collegiate League where he broadcasted all of their regular season and postseason games. Nordman also handled all of the Oilmen’s social media and video Continue reading

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St. Cloud Rox to Introduce New Mascot

St Cloud RoxThe summer collegiate St. Cloud Rox (Northwoods League) have announced that they will unveil their new mascot on Thursday, March 20th at Brothers Bar & Grill in St. Cloud (MN).  The mascot unveiling event will start at 7:00 p.m. and is open to the public.  There will be no charge for admission and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

St. Cloud Rox New Mascot Event

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Rogues Unveil Bobblehead-Crazy Promotional Schedule, Announce Concerts Series

Medford Rogues LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Medford Rogues have announced their full promotions schedule for the 2014 season at Harry and David Field. Highlighted promotions include five bobble head giveaways, baseball giveaways, three fireworks shows and additional premium dates. Continue reading

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Growlers to Salute Selfies

Kalamazoo Growlers HeadPRESS RELEASE – The Kalamazoo Growlers are giving fans the opportunity to put their selfie skills to productive use with a Salute To Selfie Night during the 2014 season. Continue reading

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C.O. Brown Stadium Getting Improvements

Battle Creek Bombers Secondary MarkPRESS RELEASE – CO Brown Stadium in Bailey Park, home of the Battle Creek Bombers, is set to receive new renovations this spring to precede the 2014 Bombers season. Continue reading

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