Category Archives: Conference & Events

TinCaps Host Midwest League Fall Meeting, MiLB Commissioner Heaps Praise

The last time Pat O’Conner was at Parkview Field was opening day of 2009, the first baseball game ever played in the downtown stadium.  O’Conner, president of Minor League Baseball since 2007, returned to Fort Wayne on Wednesday for the Midwest League’s Fall Meeting, which the TinCaps played host to for the first time this week.  Read more here.

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Announcing the Golden Bobblehead Winners

Last Thursday evening at the El Paso Chihuahuas’ (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) home of Southwest University Park, the Minor League Baseball Innovators Summit concluded with the Golden Bobblehead Awards.  Read more hereBeyond the Golden Bobbleheads, view Benjamin Hill’s best promos here.

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Hot Rods to Host 2020 Midwest League All-Star Game

PRESS RELEASE – The Bowling Green Hot Rods, Class-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, are excited to announce the 56th Annual 2020 Midwest League All-Star Game, presented by Med Center Health, and Home Run Derby will be hosted at Bowling Green Ballpark. All-Star festivities will begin on Saturday, June 20th culminating in the Midwest League All-Star Game on June 23rd, 2020.

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Plans Unveiled for Final Homestand at Globe Life Park

The Texas Rangers have revealed details for the ceremonies planned around the team’s final series at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Sept. 27-29, against the New York Yankees. Read more here.

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The ‘Fenway Bowl’ Announced

Add another bowl game to the mix — the “Fenway Bowl” at Fenway Park.  The century-old baseball park will host a matchup between teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and the American Athletic Conference (AAC), starting in 2020.  Read more here.

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Sopporo Dome to Host Rugby Work Cup Matches

The amazing Sapporo Dome on the Japanese island of Hokkaido is hosting two Rugby World Cup matches – Australia v Fiji on Saturday 21 September and England v Tonga the following day.  Read more here.

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Patriots to Host Inaugural Ballpark Brewfest

The Somerset Patriots (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) and Tapastre are teaming up to host dozens of craft breweries at the TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater on Sept. 14 for the first annual Ballpark Brewfest.  Read more here.  Learn more and get tickets here.

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