Category Archives: Conference & Events

2018 MLB All-Star Game Tonight

The 2018 MLB All-Star Game is Tuesday at 8:00 pm (Eastern) at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.  View details and lineups here.  Washington Nationals’ star Bryce Harper won the Home Run Derby in dramatic fashion Monday night.  Read more and watch video here.

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Big Baseball Week Ahead for Nanaimo’s Serauxmen Stadium

Baseball Week at Serauxmen Stadium in Nanaimo (BC) is July 21-27.  Headlining the week will be former Toronto Blue Jays second baseman and Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar and other players.  There will be camps and a charity softball game, followed by an exhibition battle between the Victoria HarbourCats (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) and a Nanaimo all-star team. Continue reading

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Huntley Sports Group Seeks Contract Extension to Book Non-Baseball Events at Ripken Stadium

At least one non-baseball event has been happening at Aberdeen’s Ripken Stadium each week in 2018, according to the CEO of the firm the city hired earlier this year to handle such bookings.  Read more here.

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24 Hours of Baseball Underway in Fairbanks (AK)

Major League Baseball is celebrating the 113th Midnight Sun Game today by organizing an unprecedented 24 hours of Play Ball events around this year’s game in Fairbanks (AK) in cooperation with the Alaska Goldpanners (Summer Collegiate Alaska Baseball League).  Read more here.

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Congressional Baseball Game Tonight at Nationals Park

The annual Congressional Baseball Game for charity will take place on June 14 at 7:05pm at National Park, home of the Washington Nationals.  Learn more here and here.  Visit Facebook page here.  Visit Twitter page here.  U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was shot during a practice for the game last year, plans to take the field.  Read more here.

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Rickwood Classic Returns Today

The Rickwood Classic takes place on Wednesday, May 30, at Rickwood Field — America’s oldest baseball park, as the Birmingham Barons (Double-A, Southern League) play host to the Chattanooga Lookouts starting at 12:30 p.m.  The Barons will don uniforms from “Fabulous Fifties” when the club was affiliated with the New York Yankees from 1953 – 1956.  The Lookouts will also wear period unis.  View 2018 Rickwood Classic Fan Guide here.

 

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Groundbreaking Set for New Madison (AL) Ballpark

The city of Madison on Thursday announced plans for a groundbreaking ceremony for the multi-use facility that will be home to the city’s new minor league baseball team.  Read more here.

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