Eric and Wendy Pastore from DigitalBallparks.com recently visited Thomas L. Bell Stadium, the former home of the one-and-done Americus Arrows (Independent Professional, Southeastern League) and several affiliated teams over the years. Read more and view photo gallery here.
Anna Kimbrell and Kelsie Whitmore of the Sonoma Stompers (Independent Professional, Pacific Association) made history Friday night as the first-ever all-female battery in the history of men’s professional baseball. Read more here.
Greg Hernandez, general manager of hospitality services, and Tait Guthrie, executive chef, manage the food service for the Sugar Land Skeeters at Constellation Field, home of the Sugar Land Skeeters (Independent Professional, Atlantic League). Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
On Friday, Ragin’ Cajun Athletic Foundation Chairman Robert Daigle sent a letter to Ragin’ Cajun Athletic Fund members stating that the initial cost budget and fundraising goal for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette baseball stadium was $10 million, but has now gone up to about $16 million because of “enhanced design”. Read more here.
The Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Single-A, Carolina League) went full Kenny Powers last night with Myrtle Beach Mermen Night. The night was dedicated to the fictional team that was made popular by the HBO series Eastbound and Down. It also featured an adult replica jersey giveaway to the first 500 adults. Read preview here.