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Brats, Beer and…um…Beethoven?

Wisconsin Timber RattlersThe 75-piece Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra played for free at Fox Cities Stadium, home of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (Single-A, Midwest League), on Thursday night for the “Brats, Beer and Beethoven at the Ballpark” event.  The event was a win-win for both the orchestra and the team.  Read more and watch news report here.

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Fox Cities Stadium Beer Brats and Beethoven

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Annual Midnight Sun Game in Fairbanks (AK) Tonight

The 110th annual Midnight Sun Game will be played Sunday, June 21, starting at 10:30 p.m. AKDT/2:30 a.m. EDT at Growden Memorial Park in Fairbanks (AK).  The Alaska Goldpanners (Summer Collegiate Alaska Baseball League) will play host to the Seattle Studs (Summer Collegiate, Pacific International League) under the natural light of the summer solstice sun.  Read about the experience here.  We have watched the game live via PannerVision in the past, but we are not sure if that will be available.

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IOC Approves New Sports for 2020 Olympics, Baseball Hopes for Return to Lineup

120515CANDIDATE_fin_ ‚ ‚è‚QThe International Olympic Committee’s executive board on Monday approved the venues for eight more sports on the 2020 Tokyo Olympic program, but baseball and softball still await the call.  Because of the popularity of the sports in Japan, they are seen as possible favorites to be reinstated in time for the 2020 Summer Games.  Read more here

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First-Year Kokomo Jackrabbits Open New Park

Kokomo Jackrabbits LogoOne day after weather postponed the team’s inaugural festivities on Saturday, the Kokomo Jackrabbits (Summer Collegiate, Prospect League) opened the new Kokomo Municipal Stadium Sunday. Because of sub-60 degree temperatures and incessant drizzle, a significant number of fans chose to watch the game from the concourse under the awning.  Read more and view photos here.

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Brewfest Returns to Centene Stadium, All-Female AC/DC Tribute Band to Headline

Great Falls VoyagersPRESS RELEASE – The Voyagers are proud to announce the return of a 2012 event “Brewfest at the Ballpark”. On Thursday June 4th Centene Stadium will return to the 1980’s with an all Rock N’ Roll lineup with headliner Hell’s Belles, an all women AC/DC cover band as well as Metal Steel, Mabel’s Rage. Continue reading

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Storm Chasers Announce ‘All-Star Week’ Festivities

Omaha Storm Chasers Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The First National Bank 2015 Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 15, is the culmination of several events during “All-Star Week” at Werner Park and in the Omaha Metro July 12-15. Earlier today, the Storm Chasers released the schedule for “All-Star Week” (#ASG15Omaha): Continue reading

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Boulders Host 3rd Annual Craft Beer Festival Saturday

Rockland BouldersPRESS RELEASE – As the 2015 season rapidly approaches, the Rockland Boulders are set to begin their defense of the 2014 Can-Am League Championship with an exhibition game on May 16th against the NYPD’s Finest, preceded by the 3rd annual Craft Beer Festival. Continue reading

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