Category Archives: Media

Opening Day Will Bring New Experience for Fans at Oracle Park

At the San Francisco Giants’ opening day at Oracle Park on April 5, fans will experience a massive new 4K video board that will be the first of its kind in all of baseball, a diverse lineup of dishes and beer vendors making their debut, as well as new lounges and bar areas.  Read more and view photo gallery here.

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Fightins Hire Karbach as new Director of Public/Media Relations and Broadcaster

PRESS RELEASE – The Reading Fightin Phils, proud double-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, have announced the hiring of Kirsten Karbach as the team’s new Director of Public/Media Relations and Radio Broadcaster. Karbach had previously been with the Clearwater Threshers as their broadcaster since the 2013 season. She was named the 2018 Florida State League Broadcaster of the Year.

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Sod Poodles Reveal Hodgetown Digital Signage

PRESS RELEASE – At the April opening of Hodgetown, the home of the Amarillo Sod Poodles, fans will revel in the high-definition video boards designed to enhance the ballpark fan experience.

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Aviators Unveil Largest LED Video Display in the Minors

Las Vegas Ballpark will have the biggest videoboard in minor league baseball — and bigger than those at stadiums of five Major League Baseball teams.  Read more here.  View press release here.

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Blue Wahoos Announce Garagiola as Lead Broadcaster

Once he became burned out on playing baseball, Chris Garagiola searched for a new passion.  He didn’t grow up dreaming of following his famous grandfather, Joe Garagiola, who went from a major league playing career (1946-54) to becoming an American icon as a baseball broadcaster and television host. And really, who could imagine following that path?  Rather, it was circumstance that led Chris to even try broadcasting.  Read more here.

Chris Garagiola (right), the Blue Wahoos newly named lead broadcaster, on air with Tommy Thrall (left).

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Sweets’ Elia to Move from PA to Play-by-Play

PRESS RELEASE – The Walla Walla Sweets of the West Coast League have announced that longtime play-by-play commentator Roy Elia has been hired to be the baseball club’s lead broadcaster and media relations director.

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Suns Announce New Voice

The Hagerstown Suns will have a new Director of Media Relations/Broadcasting in 2019. John Kocsis Jr. will broadcast all 70 Suns home games from historic Municipal Stadium and select road games online via TuneIn Radio.

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