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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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Envisioning Ballpark Design of the Future

Major League Baseball LogoAndrew Seligman from the Associated Press asks us to imagine the baseball parks of the future reliant on technology, which could lead to giant hologram video boards and entire ballpark facades going electronic.  Read more here

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Branded Debit Cards for Pippins and Sweets, Users Will Save 20-Percent on In-Stadium Purchases

Yakima Valley Pippins PrimaryWalla Walla Sweets  LogoPRESS RELEASE – Banner Bank customers can really support the hometown team in Yakima and Walla Walla, WA, as the team and the bank announced the release of debit cards branded with the Yakima Valley Pippins (Yakima-area Banner Bank locations) and Walla Walla Sweets (Walla Walla-area Banner Bank locations) logos and colors. Continue reading

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Two Roads Beer Garden Coming to The Ballpark at Harbor Yard

Bidgeport Bluefish LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Bridgeport Bluefish today announced the opening of the all-new Two Roads Beer Garden at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard for the 2015 season. The Bluefish have partnered with Two Roads Brewery of Stratford, CT, to open this brand new Beer Garden down the Ballpark’s right field line. Continue reading

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‘The Outfield’ Under Construction at Cooley Law School Stadium

Lansing Lugnuts LogoConstruction has started on an $11-million, 84-unit, four-story apartment building in the outfield of Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League).  Read more and view renderings here.

Latest rendering of The Outfield apartment building now under construction at Cooley Law School Stadium.

Latest rendering of The Outfield apartment building under construction at the ballpark in Lansing

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Woodchucks Announce Phase 2 Ballpark Renovations (UPDATED)

Wisconsin Woodchucks Alternative Head LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Woodchucks will announce Phase 2 of their renovation project today with a press conference at 2:00 p.m. at Athletic Park. Pictures will be released at that time. Phase 2 will include a new Full-Service concession stand, a new group outing area and restrooms, and a complete renovation of the bleacher seating along the third base side of Athletic Park. Continue reading

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Lugnuts Ready to Unveil First Wave of Ballpark Renovations

Lansing Lugnuts LogoAs the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League) prepare to host Michigan State University’s baseball team tonight in the annual Crosstown Showdown — and kick off its regular Midwest League season Friday against Lake County — its hometown park is getting ready for a debut of its own: The first wave of a roughly $13.5 million renovation project is nearly complete.  Read more and view photos here.

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