Category Archives: Awards & Recognition

A League of Their Own Night at Hadlock Field

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the movie A League of Their Own, the Portland Sea Dogs (Double-A, Eastern League) hosted a special night to recognize the film at Hadlock Field Thursday night.  Read more here.

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Banners Honor Newcombe, Campanella at Holman Stadium

Two 12-foot banners depicting and commemorating two African American baseball players, Don Newcombe and Roy Campanella, who played for the Nashua Dodgers and then went on to star for the Brooklyn Dodgers in the major leagues, were unveiled Tuesday at Holman Stadium in Nashua (NH). Read more and view banners here.

Watch “Historic Holman Stadium: The Legacy of Community” below:

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Miami Stadium Site to Receive Historical Marker

As Miami prepares to host the upcoming 2017 MLB All-Star Game at Marlins Park — the city’s first time hosting the annual celebration of baseball — it is fitting news that fabled and demolished Miami Stadium (AKA Bobby Maduro Stadium) will finally receive a historical marker where it once stood.  Read more here.  Click here to see the sweet throwback unis worn by the MLB Marlins in 2013.

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Reds Unveil Statue of Pete Rose at Great American Ball Park

On Saturday, the Cincinnati Reds unveiled a statue of “franchise” Hall of Famer, all-time MLB hits leader, and Cincy native Pete Rose.  Rose himself was on hand to make the big reveal.  Read more and watch video here.

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Memorial Day

We wish you and your family a safe and reflective Memorial Day as we remember and honor America’s fallen.

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Redbirds to Celebrate the 60s June 2, Unveil Special Jerseys

PRESS RELEASE – Friday, June 2 will be a “groovy” night at AutoZone Park as we throw it back to the 1960s! Fans can purchase a $17 Field Box or $20 Dugout specialty ticket that includes an actual record sleeve styled with Redbirds history like the iconic Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017.

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MiLB Reporter Benjamin Hill’s Ballpark Adventures Featured in 15 TOPPS Cards

PRESS RELEASE – The Topps Company and MiLB.com, the official site of Minor League Baseball, announced today the release of a first-of-its-kind “Ben’s Biz” insert set highlighting the adventurous travels of MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill. The 15-card set is part of the Topps® 2017 Pro Debut set, also released today. Continue reading

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