The Montgomery Biscuits (Double-A, Southern League) are planning a special Forrest Gump tribute night June 1 and will transform into the “Greenbow Biscuits” for the game. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Get your wet naps ready, Buffalo, NY…’Buffalo Wings’ Baseball is going to be served up at Coca-Cola Field this season. The Bisons announced today that they will change their team name and identity to the ‘Buffalo Wings’ for a four-game showdown with the Rochester Plates (Red Wings), Thursday, June 14-Sunday, June 17.
The Oakland (CA) City Council this week approved an “exclusive negotiating agreement” with the Oakland A’s, allowing the two to begin talks about constructing a ballpark at the Coliseum, the team’s home for 50 years. The A’s now have the blessing to study both the Coliseum and Howard Terminal in their quest to build a new ballpark in Oakland. Read more here.
The Atlantic City (NJ) City Council has authorized Frank Boulton, the former owner of the Atlantic City Surf (Independent Professional, Can-Am League/Atlantic League) to find an ownership group willing to bring minor league baseball back to Surf Stadium. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – He was the last pig standing. From the tilted towers of St. Paul, to the dusty divot of Duluth, to the moisty mire of Mankato, to the haunted hills of Hibbing, all the way over to the shifty shafts of Shakopee, the eye of the storm grew smaller and smaller around him.