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Rays Launch Ballpark Website

Tampa Bay Rays LogoThe Tampa Bay Rays on Monday launched ballparkreimagined.com where fans can submit ideas about what they see as must-haves in a new ballpark.  Read more here.

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RiverDogs to Launch THE INNOVATION LAB in Collaboration with Social Media Target, LLC

Charleston RiverDogs Primary Logo MakeoverPRESS RELEASE – The Charleston RiverDogs, in cooperation with Social Media Target, LLC, will launch THE INNOVATION LAB at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park to use digital signage and social media for the purpose of entertaining and informing outdoor venue guests and sports fans. Continue reading

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South Bend Cubs and Weigel Broadcasting Co. Announce New Television Agreement

South Bend Cubs Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The South Bend Cubs and Weigel Broadcasting Co. have announced a new television agreement to air five home games on WMYS, My Michiana. Continue reading

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Disney Buys Stake in MLB Video-Streaming Arm

Walt Disney Co. LogoMajor League Baseball LogoWalt Disney Co. agreed to acquire a one-third stake in the video-streaming unit of MLB Advanced Media, in a deal that values the business at about $3.5 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter.  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe Mock for the heads up.

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Miners Broadcaster No Quitter, Beats Odds

Sussex County MinersVernon (NJ) resident Bret Leuthner can be called many things.  He is a husband to wife Adina, a father to twins, a cancer fighter and the new voice of the Sussex County Miners (Independent Professional, Can-Am League).  One thing Leuthner is not is a quitter.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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IFC’s ‘Brockmire’ to Begin Shooting Soon at Macon’s Luther Williams Field

IFC LogoA film crew is scheduled to begin shooting a new TV series in Macon (GA) next week, and historic Luther Williams Field will play a key role.  The series, called  Brockmire, is about a famed but fallen Major League Baseball announcer, played by actor Hank Azaria, who is trying to revive his career after an embarrassing on-air meltdown.  Actress Amanda Peet will also star in the series.  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the news.

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Mustangs Announce New Radio Voice

Billings Mustangs LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Billings Mustangs announced today the hiring of Dustin Daniel as their new Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations. Daniel will serve as the play-by-play announcer for all 76 Mustangs games as well as the media liaison for the team. Continue reading

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