PRESS RELEASE – The Lake Erie Crushers have announced that they are accepting bids for a new stadium naming rights partner. The Crushers will immediately initiate scheduling appointments with those parties interested in putting their name on the ballpark, located along Interstate-90 in Avon, Ohio. Continue reading
Bridgeport (CT) officials — including Mayor Joe Ganim — reportedly want to raise additional revenue for the city by taking advantage of a new state law enabling them to tack a maximum 5 percent surcharge on tickets to events at the Webster Bank Arena and the Harbor Yard ballpark, home of the Bridgeport Bluefish (Independent Professional, Atlantic League). Read more here.
Josh Norris from Baseball America takes a look at nine specialty jerseys worn by minor league clubs this season. Read more and view jerseys here.
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.