Blowfish Announce Front Office Promotions

PRESS RELEASE – The Blowfish announced today that Brian Larkin has been promoted to Vice-President of Shanahan & Company Sports Management/Blowfish Baseball and Theo Bacot has been named the new General Manager of the Lexington County Blowfish Baseball Club. Continue reading

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Worcester Looks to Expand Property for Potential PawSox Ballpark

The Worcester Redevelopment Authority is exploring the expansion of the boundaries of vacant redevelopment property that could serve as a location for a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League), should negotiations with the team proceed.  Read more here.

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Franklin Ballpark Developer Slogs Through Approval Process

Before the first pitch can be thrown, the Ballpark Commons developer has pitched a few applications to the city of Franklin (WI) that are going to need approval first.  And these aren’t the only ones.  Read more here.

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Bellmead Council to Seek State Approval for Ballpark Ballot Measure

Bellmead (TX) residents may vote in May on a new venue tax to fund a proposed baseball stadium to host the start-up Waco BlueCats (Independent Professional, Southwest League).  Read more here.

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Miami Stadium (aka Bobby Maduro Stadium) Gets Historical Marker

For thousands of kids who grew up in Miami (FL), going to the old Miami Stadium in the Allapattah neighborhood was a part of coming of age.  Read more here.  See GoFundMe page here.

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SteepleCats Unveil New Look

The North Adams SteepleCats (Summer Collegiage, New England Collegiate Baseball League) are relaunching with a new look, a new attitude and new leadership. The franchise has switched out its friendly fuzzy black and yellow cat for a leaner, meaner blue panther.  Read more here.  Find new fan gear here.

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Luther Williams Field Renovations Underway

More than 100 community members and officials attended the groundbreaking ceremony at Luther Williams Field on Monday, signaling the start of renovations of the historic venue in Central City Park.  When the new Macon Bacon (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League) take the field next summer, fans will be able to enjoy a ballpark with old charm and updated features.  Read more here.

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