Montgomery to be Greenbow Biscuits for Forrest Gump Tribute Night

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.

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Buffalo Bisons to Play as ‘Buffalo Wings’ in June

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.


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Howard Terminal and Coliseum Sites Now Officially on Negotiating Table

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.

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Construction of Left Field Social Space at Chukchansi Park Planned for Late May

PRESS RELEASE – Fresno Sports and Events, the ownership group of the Fresno Grizzlies effective February 2018, are following through on their promise to make major capital improvements to Chukchansi Park. As was confirmed in the group’s introductory press conference, construction on a new hospitality area in the left field portion of the stadium will begin the final week of May.

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Boulton Given Green Light to Search for Atlantic City Team Owner

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.

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Saints New Ball Pig: ‘Porknite’

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.

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UK Closes Book on Final Regular Season at Cliff Hagan, New Ballpark Under Construction

The University of Kentucky baseball program spent the weekend celebrating the final regular season series at Cliff Hagan Stadium, but progress on the Wildcats’ new $49-million home is ongoing.  Read more and view aerial construction photo here.

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