Category Archives: Conference & Events

Former MLB Greats to Compete in National Baseball Congress World Series

National Baseball Congress 2016 World SeriesA team of 24 former MLB players, including Roger Clemens and Chipper Jones, will compete against mostly summer collegiate teams in the National Baseball Congress World Series at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium in Wichita (KS) starting July 29.  Read more here.  Read press release here.

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Patriots to Host 2017 All-Star-Game, Will Also Celebrate 20th Anniversary

Somerset PatriotsPRESS RELEASE – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has announced that the 2017 Atlantic League All-Star Game will be hosted by the Somerset Patriots at TD Bank Ballpark. Continue reading

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Thunder to Host 2018 Eastern League All-Star Game, Release Logo

Trenton Thunder LogoPRESS RELEASE – At a press conference in the Yankee Club and Conference Center on Monday afternoon the Thunder, Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, and the Eastern League announced that ARM & HAMMER Park will host the 2018 Eastern League All-Star Game. Continue reading

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Preparing for Baseball’s Possible Return to Olympics in 2020

Tokyo 2020 Olympics LogoThe World Baseball Softball Confederation will reportedly conduct an inspection next week of  Yokohama Stadium as a possible venue for Olympic baseball and softball at the 2020 Games in Tokyo.  The venue is home of the Yokohama DeNA BayStars (Nippon Professional Baseball).  Read more and view photos here.

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Mustangs Host 2nd Annual Ballpark Beer Fest

Martinsville Mustangs New Logo 2013After a sell-out debut last year, Ballpark Beer Fest will return to Hooker Field this Saturday.  The event is a partnership between the Martinsville Mustangs (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League) and Rooster Walk Inc.  Read more here.  Get more details here.

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Whitecaps Look to Attract A-List Acts by Doubling Ballpark’s Concert Capacity

West Michigan White Caps LogoThe owners of the West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League) are working to determine the full capacity of Fifth Third Ballpark if the entire field were used for a concert, not just the infield as it has for past shows.  The estimated 16,000 capacity or more could make the ballpark the largest venue in the region and open up a host opportunities for big name concerts.  Read more here.

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Fort Bragg Makes Baseball History

Fort Bragg MLB Game LogoReporting for USA Today Sports, BaseballParks.com’s Joe Mock gives a complete rundown of last night’s MLB game between the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins at the temporary ballpark built on Fort Bragg.  Read more and view photos here.

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