Category Archives: Awards & Recognition

Holman Stadium Turning 80, Big Bash Planned

It’s an 80th birthday party, but it’s not for gramps or grandma or eccentric old Auntie Millie, nor for your canine who is turning 80 in dog years.  Read more here.

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RoughRiders Celebrate 8-Millionth Fan

Danielle Schneider of Highland Village is the grand prize winner of the Frisco RoughRiders’ 8 Millionth Fan Celebration Thursday night at Dr Pepper Ballpark.  Schneider is officially the 8 Millionth Fan in franchise regular-season history and won season tickets for life, Raising Cane’s for a year and a Choctaw Lazy River package valued at $8,888. Read more here.

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Crestwood Ballpark Celebrates 20th Season

It’s hard to believe its been 20 years already, but this year marks the 20th season of professional baseball at what is now called Standard Bank Stadium in Crestwood (IL), home of the Windy City Thunderbolts (Independent Professional, Frontier League).  Read more here.

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Saints 25-Year Documentary Coming to the Big Screen

PRESS RELEASE – The St. Paul Saints entered Minnesota in 1992 and played their first game in 1993. Many thought this plucky little organization wouldn’t last past that first year. The “little engine that could,” however has brought millions of people joy, laughter, and long-lasting memories. Now a brand-new documentary, For the Fun of the Game, created, written, directed and produced by Saints Director of Digital Media and Video Production, Jordan Lynn, will be featured as part of the “Insiders Series” for the Twin Cities Film Fest.

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A’s Celebrate 50th Anniversary, Offer Free Game Today

Tuesday marks the 50th anniversary of the A’s inaugural game at the Oakland Coliseum, and the team will celebrate by hosting a free-admission game vs. the White Sox.  The teams will also wear throwback uniforms.  Read more here.

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Jackie Robinson Day 2018

Baseball across the spectrum celebrated Jackie Robinson Day on Sunday to mark the 71st anniversary of the day Jack Roosevelt Robinson became the first African-American in the major leagues when he played his first game as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers. MLB teams honored the legacy of Robinson by displaying No. 42 on the back of every game jersey and a commemorative patch on caps and jersey sleeves.  Read more here.  Minor league teams honored Robinson as well, including the Daytona Torgugas (Single-A, Florida State League).  View photo gallery here.

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Timber Rattlers to Celebrate Neighbors in the U.P. with ‘Yooper Day’

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (Single-A, Midwest League) are going to recognize their neighbors in the Upper Peninsula (MI) when they host “Yooper Day” at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium on April 28.  Read more here.

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