Minor League Baseball has launched it’s annual “Food Fight” to determine the best ballpark food item in baseball stadiums across its North American footprint. Read more and vote here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Madison Mallards are excited to release their full promotional schedule for the 2016 season. The schedule is jam packed of amazing fireworks shows, unique bobblehead giveaways, hysterical entertainment acts, and a former WWE Hall of Famer! Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today announced a multi-year equipment partnership with Rawlings Sporting Goods by unveiling catchers’ protective equipment featuring original head-to-toe graphics. Continue reading
The Billings Mustangs (Rookie, Pioneer League) and the city are in the process of negotiating a new lease agreement for Dehler Park. The team wants to build a three-thousand square-foot, glass enclosed “great Room” above the concessions stand and concourse down the third base line and a zip line in the area between left and center field to the sidewalk along 10th Avenue North. Read more and watch news report here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com recently visited Spirit Communications Park, the new home of the Columbia Fireflies (Single-A, South Atlantic League). Mr. Mock, who just launched a new and improved website, provides a comprehensive review of the ballpark that covers its development, design and construction, amenities, concessions, and overall fan experience. Read more and view photos here.
Bristol (VA) city officials are developing plans to make improvements to Boyce Cox Field, home of the Bristol Pirates (Rookie, Appalachian League). Read more here
The Venue at the Ballpark, a residential development near Regions Field, home of the Birmingham Barons (Double-A, Southern League) and Railroad Park, is now open and boasts 236 apartment units. The development abuts the stadium’s outfield wall and offers sweet views of the venue. Read more here. View photo gallery here.