PRESS RELEASE – Friday, June 2 will be a “groovy” night at AutoZone Park as we throw it back to the 1960s! Fans can purchase a $17 Field Box or $20 Dugout specialty ticket that includes an actual record sleeve styled with Redbirds history like the iconic Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017.
Category Archives: Fun & Atmosphere
PRESS RELEASE – The Topps Company and MiLB.com, the official site of Minor League Baseball, announced today the release of a first-of-its-kind “Ben’s Biz” insert set highlighting the adventurous travels of MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill. The 15-card set is part of the Topps® 2017 Pro Debut set, also released today. Continue reading
Inspired by rookie power hitter Aaron Judge, some New York Yankees fans have shown up at the ballpark in judges’ robes and white wigs. Now, the team has made it official — with faux wood paneling to resemble a courtroom’s jury box, the team has officially marked three rows in section 104 as the “Judge’s Chambers.” Read more and view photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – For the 25th season of St. Paul Saints Baseball the club searched far and wide for the perfect four-legged swine. After choosing between over a million pigs (or two) the Saints found one that could run like a gazelle (or waddle like a duck) and eats three small meals a day (or gorges on anything within smelling distance of its snout). Continue reading
On April 1, 2016, the Jackson Generals (Double-A, Southern League) announced they were changing their name to the “Hub City Hippos.” This was an April Fool’s joke, and not a particularly successful one in terms of the number of people who fell for it. But then a funny thing happened. Read more from MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill here.
Legendary baseball promoter Mike Veeck joined WGN Radio’s Dave Hoekstra to talk all things on and off the ball field, including the 25th anniversary of the St. Paul Saints (Independent Professional, American Association) and the possibility of bringing professional baseball and “Fun Is Good” to Rosemont (IL). Read more and listen here.