PRESS RELEASE – In 2017, the Frontier League will celebrate its 25th season. The Frontier League is the oldest Independent Professional Baseball League in the country. The League is currently planning events to be held during the season in all ball parks. Two new logos have been created for the 25th Season. One logo will be for print and merchandise use. The other logo will be stamped on all baseballs for the 2017 season. Continue reading
Category Archives: Awards & Recognition
The folks at StadiumJourney.com have ranked the Top 100 Stadium Experiences of 2016. The list includes sports venues in all the major sports. Major League Baseball tops the list with Camden Yards, home of the Baltimore Orioles, at #1. The top Minor League venue is Parkview Field, home of the Fort Wayne TinCaps (Single-A, Midwest League), at #6. Read more here.
When fans make their first visit to SunTrust Park this year, they will have the opportunity to see the various ways the Atlanta Braves have attempted to preserve Hank Aaron‘s legacy and historical accomplishments via tributes constructed throughout their new ballpark. Read more here.
As the Olean Oilers (Summer Collegiate, New York Collegiate Baseball League) begin to make preparations for hosting the 2017 NYCBL All-Star Game on Thursday, July 13, at Bradner Stadium, J.P. Butler from the Olean Times Herald takes a look back at the ball field’s storied history, including a visit by Jackie Robinson. Read more here. View Bradner Stadium photos here. Read Bradner renovation news from 2014 here and here.
The annual list of the 101 most influential Canadians in baseball has been released. A few notables include Farhan Zaidi, general manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers at #4, John Ircandia, managing director of the Okotoks Dawgs (Summer Collegiate, Western Major Baseball League) at #18, and Jim Swanson, managing partner of the Victoria HarbourCats (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League), making his debut on the list at #76. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – – In honor of the Explorers’ upcoming 25th season in Siouxland, the team officially unveiled a new commemorative logo, which will be featured on the right sleeve of a special 25th Anniversary season game jersey that will be worn by the X’s during the 2017 season, which begins on May 18th at Mercy Field at Lewis and Clark Park. Continue reading