Category Archives: Awards & Recognition

IronPigs Win 2019 Larry MacPhail Award

PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) announced today that the Lehigh Valley IronPigs of the Triple-A International League are the recipients of the 54th annual Larry MacPhail Award, symbolizing the top promotional effort in Minor League Baseball.

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Pulaski Wins MiLB President’s Award

PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) announced today that the Pulaski Yankees are the recipients of the 46th annual John H. Johnson President’s Award. The team will receive Minor League Baseball’s top honor at the Baseball Winter Meetings Banquet on Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront.

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Mickey Graham Named NWL Executive of the Year, Traverse City Voted Top Organization of 2019

PRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League has announced that Mickey Graham, GM of the 2019 Northwoods League Summer Collegiate World Series Champion Traverse City Pit Spitters, has been named the 2019 Northwoods League Executive of the Year. The award, which was decided by a vote of team officials at the League’s annual fall meetings last week in Rochester, MN is given annually to the League’s outstanding executive. In another vote, the Traverse City Pit Spitters were awarded the Organization of the Year award.

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Announcing the Golden Bobblehead Winners

Last Thursday evening at the El Paso Chihuahuas’ (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) home of Southwest University Park, the Minor League Baseball Innovators Summit concluded with the Golden Bobblehead Awards.  Read more hereBeyond the Golden Bobbleheads, view Benjamin Hill’s best promos here.

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Las Vegas Ballpark Named 2019 ‘Ballpark of the Year’

Joe Mock BaseballParksLas Vegas Ballpark in Summerlin (NV), the new home of the Las Vegas Aviators (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), is the winner of BaseballParks.com’s award for the 2019 Ballpark of the Year.  Read story here.  Read full ballpark review here.  It’s hard to believe, but this is actually the 20th anniversary of this prestigious honor, which site-founder Joe Mock will bestow in person on Saturday prior to the Aviators’ game.

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IronBirds to Honor Ripkens, Will Play as ‘Aberdeen Legacy’

The Aberdeen IronBirds (Single-A, New York-Penn League) have announced they will pay tribute to hometown heroes, Cal and Bill Ripken, and play as the Aberdeen Legacy on Saturday, August 3, against the Vermont Lake Monsters.  Read more here.

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Rangers Unveil Final Season Logo

The Texas Rangers have unveiled a logo and uniform patch for their final season at Globe Life Park.  You will notice a minor difference between the logo and the patch to comply with MLB rules.  Watch video here.  Read more from Chris Creamer here.

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