Category Archives: Conference & Events

Groundbreaking Finally Set for New GreenJackets Ballpark

Groundbreaking for the new Augusta GreenJackets (Single-A, South Atlantic League) stadium in North Augusta’s (SC) newly named Riverside Village at Hammonds Ferry will take place at noon May 25.  Read more here.

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Dow Diamond Hosts Prom

“Take me out to the ballpark” was the theme for Swan Valley High School’s 2017 prom, which took place over the weekend at Dow Diamond baseball stadium, home of the Great Lakes Loons (Single-A, Midwest League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Nueces County Ballpark Regains Footing Beyond Baseball

Fairgrounds Field in Robstown (TX), the former home of the Coastal Bend Aviators (Independent Professional, Central Baseball League/American Association), has struggled for viability.  Looking beyond baseball, Nueces County has found some new uses for the field by renting it out to more than 40 different organizations and businesses.  Read more here.

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Leaving Baseball Behind at Joe Davis Stadium

Thursday night, the Huntsville (AL) city council members took the first step toward giving Joe Davis Stadium, the former home of the Huntsville Stars (Double-A, Southern League), a new life by approving a study to look into whether the old stadium can become a 10,000-seat entertainment space.  Read more here.

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Barons to Host 2018 Southern League All-Star Game, Unveil Logo

PRESS RELEASE – The Birmingham Barons are excited to announce that Regions Field will host the 2018 Southern League All-Star Game. The Barons, in partnership with Wind Creek Casino & Hotel, Wetumpka and the Southern League, will put on multiple events to welcome the best and brightest stars of the Southern League to the Magic City. Continue reading

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Pioneer League, Northwest League Extend All-Star Pact

PRESS RELEASE – The Pioneer Baseball League and the Northwest League on Tuesday announced the signing of an agreement with Minor League Baseball, continuing the interleague All-Star Game through the 2020 season. Continue reading

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Grand Junction to Host 2018 Northwest League/Pioneer League All-Star Game

PRESS RELEASE -The Grand Junction Rockies have been selected to host the 2018 All Star Game between the Pioneer Baseball League (PBL) and the Northwest League (NWL). Continue reading

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