OKC Dodgers Announce Addition of State-of-the-Art Video Board

Oklahoma City Dodgers LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Oklahoma City Dodgers will install a brand new, state-of-the art center field digital video board at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark beginning July 11, the team announced today. Continue reading

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Janet Smith on San Antonio Ballpark: Take Time, Do It Right

Colorado Springs Sky Sox LogoIf San Antonio leaders want to hit one out of the park with a proposed downtown stadium, they first need to determine what type of development they want around such a new stadium, and how much investment they can expect to attract to a given site, so says big league architect and urban planner Janet Smith.  Read more here.

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Former Developers Offer to Complete Dunkin’ Donuts Park and Eat Cost, Unless Court Says Otherwise

Hartford Yard Goats LogoThe former developers of Dunkin’ Donuts Park are offering to complete construction of the stadium and pay for the cost, which they estimate to be “in the millions.”  However, under the offer, the developers would reserve their rights to recoup the cost in court.  Read more here.

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Fort Bragg Ballpark: Part III

Fort Bragg MLB Game LogoJoe Mock BaseballParksJoe Mock from BaseballParks.com has posted his final installment of a three-part series about the July 3 MLB baseball game at Fort Bragg (NC) between the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins.  Read Part III here.  If you missed parts I and II, click here and here.

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Relocating Manatees Launch ‘Name the Team’ Campaign

Brevard County ManateesAfter the the ownership announced this week that the Brevard County Manatees (Single-A, Florida State League) will be moving to Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee (FL) beginning the 2017 season, they didn’t waste time any time in launching a name the team contest.  Read more here.  Submit name suggestions here.

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‘Taste NY’ Partnerships Announced

Staten Island Yankees LogoNew York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced “Taste NY” partnerships Tuesday with five Minor League Baseball teams in New York, including the Staten Island Yankees (Single-A, New York-Penn League) at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark, St. George.  Read more here.

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Tentative Date Set for Opening of SunTrust Park

Atlanta Braves LogoThe Atlanta Braves will reportedly open their new ballpark in Cobb County (GA) on April 13 against the San Diego Padres.  Read more and view construction photo here.

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