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Monster Trucks and Bullriders Coming to OKC Dodgers Ballpark

Monster trucks and bullriders are taking over Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, home of the the Oklahoma City Dodgers (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League). Saturday and Sunday, September 22 and 23, the Dodgers will haul in mounds of dirt, leveling the pitcher’s mound. The stadium’s playing surface will be replaced for the first time since the ballpark opened in 1998, allowing a rare opportunity to host such an event.  Read more  here.

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Groundbreaking Today for Green Bay Ballpark

A ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Capital Credit Union Park to be build in the Village of Ashwaubenon (WI) in Green Bay for the soon-t0-be-renamed Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) will be held today at 11 am.  View list of seven possible new team names here.

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Fredericksburg Has Multi-Purpose Expectations for New P-Nats Ballpark

The Potomac Nationals (Single-A, Carolina League) plan to head to Fredericksburg (VA), a move that backers expect will bring more than minor-league baseball to the city.  Read more here.

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Golf Returning to Coca-Cola Field

The most unique golfing experience in Western New York will return to the ballpark as the Buffalo Bisons (Triple-A, International League) have announced dates for the 3rd annual ‘Links at Coca-Cola Field.’  The team will transform the ballpark to a nine-hole, par-27 golf course for three nights, Thursday, September 13 – Saturday, September 15, with tee times available from 6-10 p.m. each night.  Read more here.

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Officials Hold ‘Topping Out’ Ceremony for Brewers Spring-Training Facility

The Milwaukee Brewers spring training stadium is getting a makeover.  Construction on the new ballpark took a huge step forward yesterday, as the Milwaukee Brewers, along with representatives from the City of Phoenix, Mortenson and HKS, held a “Topping Out” ceremony in honor of placing the final beam at the Maryvale Baseball Park.  Read more here.  Watch news report here.

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Michigan vs. Michigan State Rugby Coming to Lugnuts Home

Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League), will play host to its first rugby game between Michigan State University and the University of Michigan’s club teams at 7 p.m. on Oct. 19.  Read more here.

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Grand Opening Saturday for Skylands Stadium Sports Academy

Champions Way Sports Academy, a 17,000-square-foot training facility operating in coordination with the Sussex County Miners (Independent Professional, Can-Am League), will hold its grand opening from 12:30-4 p.m. Saturday at the Skylands Stadium Event Center.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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