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Chihuahuas to Host 2017 Triple-A All-Star Game, Unveil Logo

El Paso Chihuahuas HeadPRESS RELEASE – The El Paso Chihuahuas are excited to announce that they will once again host a premier Minor League Baseball event as the 32nd edition of the Triple-A Baseball All-Star Game comes to Southwest University Park in July of 2019 in a nationally televised game. A date and time will be announced in the future. Continue reading

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Indians to Host 2019 MLB All-Star Game

Cleveland Indians LogoThe Cleveland Indians and their home city will be under the spotlight come 2019, when Cleveland will host the MLB All-Star Game for the sixth time in franchise history.  Read more and watch report here.

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First Baseball Games at US Bank Stadium Pushed Back

msfaThe first baseball games scheduled to be played at U.S. Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings, will not happen as originally planned.  Read more here.

US Bank Baseball Configuration, HKS Sports & Entertainment Group

US Bank Stadium Baseball Configuration, HKS Sports & Entertainment Group

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GWL Will Use Unique Format for 2017 All-Star Game

Great West League Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – Great West League owners have voted to utilize a unique format for the league’s 2017 All-Star Game. Rather than select two All-Star Teams to meet in the game, the owners have decided to have one All-Star Team and the team will play the host Chico Heat. Continue reading

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Awarding of 2017 NYCBL All-Star Game Revives Memories of Bradner’s Ballpark Past

Olean OilersAs the Olean Oilers (Summer Collegiate, New York Collegiate Baseball League) begin to make preparations for hosting the 2017 NYCBL All-Star Game on Thursday, July 13, at Bradner Stadium, J.P. Butler from the Olean Times Herald takes a look back at the ball field’s storied history, including a visit by Jackie Robinson.  Read more here.  View Bradner Stadium photos here.  Read Bradner renovation news from 2014 here and here.

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Billy Joel to Play Six MLB Ballparks

billy-joel-glass-housesOnce again, “Piano Man” Billy Joel will play select dates in Major League Baseball stadiums across the U.S.  The announced dates and locations are as follows:

April 28 — The new SunTrust Park, Atlanta/Cumberland (GA)
May 13 — Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles (CA)
July 14 — Progressive Field, Cleveland (OH)
Aug. 11 — Wrigley Field, Chicago (IL)
Aug. 30 — Fenway Park, Boston (MA)
Sept. 9 — Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia (PA)

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Heat to Host 2017 GWL All-Star Game, Unveil Logo

Chico Heat H LogoGreat West League Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Chico Heat will host the 2017 Great West League All-Star Game. The marquee event of the GWL season will be played at Nettleton Stadium on Monday, July 24th at 6:35 pm. Continue reading

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