Category Archives: Conference & Events

Atlantic League Unveils 2016 All-Star Game Uniforms

Lancaster Barnstormers 2016 AL All-Star GamePRESS RELEASE – Imagine a sunny summer morning on one of the many farms that comprise Lancaster County. Picture a rising sun glistening behind the bright red barn. Continue reading

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Loons to Host 2017 Midwest League All-Star Game, Unveil Logo

Great Lakes Loons New Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Great Lakes Loons are pleased to announce that Dow Diamond will serve as the host site of the 2017 Midwest League All-Star Game. The festivities will take place over two days on June 19-20. Continue reading

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Fort Bragg Ballpark: Part I

Fort Bragg MLB Game LogoJoe Mock BaseballParksJoe Mock from  BaseballParks.com has been interviewing key people behind the July 3 MLB baseball game at Fort Bragg (NC) between the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins.  He is gathering material that will go into a story for USA Today Sports Weekly, but because he has so much material, he has decided to do a series of pieces on his own site about the game and one-time use ballpark currently under construction.  Read Part I here.

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‘Brewfest at the Ballpark’ Returns to Centene Stadium June 10th

Great Falls VoyagersPRESS RELEASE – The Voyagers are proud to announce the 2016 “Brewfest at the Ballpark” to take place on Friday, June 10th. This event will rock out country style with headliner Old Southern Moonshine Revival with opening acts Jessie Leigh and local stars Pollo Loco. Continue reading

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Hoover Met Keeping SEC Tournament

SECThe SEC Baseball Tournament is staying in Hoover (AL).  The SEC’s athletic directors authorized commissioner Greg Sankey to negotiate with Hoover for the 2017 tournament and moving forward “for a time to be determined” on Friday.  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the link.

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Grainger Hosting JC World Series, Still Eyeing Affiliated Ball

Kinston Indians New Logo 2010The Division III Junior College World Series is coming to Kinston (NC) for the third straight year, and locals are looking forward to showcasing Grainger Stadium with an eye toward a possible return of affiliated ball.  Read more and watch news report here.

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City Aims to Keep SEC Tournament at Hoover Met

SECThe five-year contract between the city of Hoover (AL) and the SEC for hosting the SEC baseball tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium ends after this year’s tournament.  With past success, recent facility upgrades, and a new $70-million events center going in next door, Hoover hopes to knock out competing bidders New Orleans, Memphis, Nashville and Jacksonville.  Read more hereRead opinion piece here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the links.

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