Naomi Silver, chief executive and chief operating officer of the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League), said the sale of the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League) fell through because the prospective ownership group was not granted permission from teams and leagues that have territorial rights in Waldorf (MD). Read more here.
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The five-year contract between the city of Hoover (AL) and the SEC for hosting the SEC baseball tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium ends after this year’s tournament. With past success, recent facility upgrades, and a new $70-million events center going in next door, Hoover hopes to knock out competing bidders New Orleans, Memphis, Nashville and Jacksonville. Read more here. Read opinion piece here. Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the links.
The slow-but-sure demise of the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League) franchise might soon open the door to a new chapter of Minor League Baseball history. If all goes according to plan, the Muckdogs will soon become the only majority black-owned team in baseball. Read more from Baseball America here.
Addressing rumors that the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League) have been sold and could be moving to Waldorf (MD), the team’s operator issued the following statement: Continue reading
Read more here from the Washington Post.