Category Archives: Fun & Atmosphere

Bacon vs. Tacos Showdown

The Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) and Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Triple-A, International League) have announced a “Bacon vs. Tacos” online competition to determine which Triple-A club boasts the best meats.  Read more hereView Grizzlies press release hereView IronPigs press release here.

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Kaval: A’s Committed to Making New Ballpark Site Announcement in 2017

Speaking with members of Bay Area media, Oakland A’s president Dave Kaval said the location of a new stadium for the team is on schedule for announcement this year.  He also talked about improving the overall fan experience at the A’s existing home, including lower beer prices and better food, a larger assortment of merchandise, and doing a better job of honoring the A’s rich baseball history.  Read more here.

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Brooklyn Slices vs. Myrtle Beach Deep Dishers in Battle for Pizza Supremacy

PRESS RELEASE – In a society with countless choices, and even more opinions, there is one thing that we can all get on board with…pizza is the greatest food of all time. There is nothing that hits the spot quite like a steaming hot slice of cheesy goodness fresh out of the oven. The perfect combination of sauce, cheese, seasonings and crust mixed together into a seamless cornucopia of flavors, there’s nothing better! Continue reading

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Aramark, Topps Partner to Introduce Ballpark Food Trading Cards

Philadelphia (PA)-based Aramark is teaming up with Topps to immortalize popular and iconic ballpark food offerings on a special set of 18 “Incredible Eats” trading cards.  Read more and view image gallery here.

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Charlotte Knights to Become ‘Pitmasters’ for One Day, Unveil Logo and Uniforms

PRESS RELEASE – On Saturday, July 15th, the Charlotte Knights will take the field for their 7:05 p.m. game at BB&T Ballpark against the Gwinnett Braves as a “brand” new team — the Charlotte Pitmasters. Continue reading

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Saints Kick Off 25th Anniversary Season with Mary Tyler Moore Tribute

PRESS RELEASE – Last season the St. Paul Saints honored one of Minnesota’s iconic entertainers, Prince, with One Last Purple Game. This season the team will once again honor an iconic entertainer, Mary Tyler Moore, whose impactful TV Show used Minnesota as her home. On Opening Day the Saints, who celebrate their 25th season, will highlight the actress with “We’re Gonna Make It After All” Night. Continue reading

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‘Steamed Crabs’ Baseball Coming to Aberdeen this Summer, Logo and Unis Unveiled

PRESS RELEASE – The Aberdeen IronBirds, Class A short-season affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, today announced it will change its name to the Aberdeen Steamed Crabs for one game only on Friday, August 11. In paying homage to Maryland’s most hallowed pastime of picking steamed crabs, the IronBirds will debut special Steamed Crabs-themed uniforms and a crab-themed menu with food options for all ages. Continue reading

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