Miners Getting New Video Board

Sussex County MinersThe old scoreboard at at Sklylands Stadium (formerly Skylands Park), home of the first-year Sussex County Miners (Indy Pro, Can-Am League), is gone.  A new video board is expected to arrive soon.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

Old scoreboard at Skylands Stadium, Sussex County Miners Facebook photo

Old scoreboard at Skylands Stadium, Sussex County Miners Facebook photo

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Protest Rally Forces Orioles to Close Gates to Keep Fans Safe

Baltimore Orioles Cartoon Logo 2012The Baltimore Orioles closed the gates at Oriole Park late Saturday night and forced fans to remain inside for their own safety as violent protesters continued to menace the area around the ballpark, causing both consternation and understanding in the stadium concourses.  Read more here.

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PawSox Ballpark Update

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyThe owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) said they’d consider buying the state land where they want to build a new ballpark in downtown Providence (RI).  They also want to meet with Governor Gina Raimondo soon to discuss the project.  Read more here.

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Agreement in Reno Over Taxes

Reno Aces LogoThe developers of Aces Ballpark, home of the Reno Aces (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), have reportedly reached a tentative agreement with the Washoe County (NV) Commission to pay their back taxes on the stadium.  Read more here.

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Bombers Add ‘Poptarko’ to Food Lineup

Battle Creek Bombers Secondary MarkPRESS RELEASE – The Battle Creek Bombers today have unveiled their new concession concoction for 2015 – dubbed the “Poptarko”. In previous seasons, the team has garnered national headlines for their creations of the Twinkie Dog in 2013, and again with the L’eggo my Eggo Burger in 2014. Outlets such as ESPN, MLB Network and even Good Morning America have picked up the team’s over-the-top and Continue reading

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Salute to Seinfeld Night II – Bigger, Better & Bania

Brooklyn Cyclones LogoPRESS RELEASE – Last season, the Brooklyn Cyclones celebrated “25 Years of Nothing” with their Salute to Seinfeld Night. The promotion garnered international attention, drew fans from 26 states, five countries and sold out in a matter of moments. But you know what? We were just getting started! Continue reading

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Amarillo Elections: New Ballpark a Hot Button Issue?

Amarillo ThunderHeads Full Hi-ResABC 7 in Amarillo (TX) takes a looks at the developing new downtown ballpark, or “multi purpose event center,” with the local elections taking place on May 9.  Read more and watch news report here.

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