Category Archives: Personnel & Operations

IronBirds Hopeful for Long-Term Resolution of Ballpark Issues

The owners of the Aberdeen IronBirds (Single-A, New York-Penn League) hope for a “long-term solution” to the issues that have put them at odds with the City of Aberdeen (MD) in recent months, including responsibility for managing events outside the baseball season and the proposed sale of the team’s home, Ripken Stadium.  Read more here.

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Silver Knights Name Muntean GM

PRESS RELEASE – The Nashua Silver Knights have replaced youth with experience in the general manager’s chair. Silver Knights owner Drew Weber announced on Thursday he has hired 61-year-old former Bristol Blues GM Rich Muntean, who has over 30 years of baseball front office experience, as the team’s new general manager.

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Ballpark Management Firm Reiterates Commitment to Aberdeen, Ripkens

Athan Sunderland, CEO of the Huntley Sports Group, says his company is committed to the success of Ripken Stadium and the City of Aberdeen (MA), as controversy continues to swell around the city officials plan to give Sunderland’s company control of the stadium’s management.  Read more here.

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MoonDogs Unveil New Ownership Group, Logo and Ballpark Improvements for 2018

PRESS RELEASE – The Mankato MoonDogs baseball club will have a new look, a new feel and new ownership as they prepare for their 20th season of play in the Northwoods League this summer. The Mankato franchise introduced their new five-person ownership group, led by local owners Chad Surprenant and Kyle Smith, rolled out a new logo and shared an update on the ongoing renovations at Franklin Rogers Park at a press conference held inside of the Verizon Center in downtown Mankato earlier today. Continue reading

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Kahn Tabbed as New ‘Voice of the Power’

PRESS RELEASE – The West Virginia Power are excited to announce the hiring of David Kahn as the club’s new Broadcast and Media Relations Manager for the 2018 season. Kahn will be the lead voice on all 140 Power broadcasts, which can be heard on The Jock 1300 and 1340 AM and online at wvpower.com.

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Appalachian League President to Retire After 2018 Season

PRESS RELEASE – The Appalachian League of Professional Baseball Clubs announced today that after 23 seasons at the helm, league president Lee Landers will retire following the 2018 season.

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Team Bat Dog, Derby, Passes Away At Age 9

PRESS RELEASE – It is with great sadness that the Trenton Thunder announces that Team Bat Dog Derby passed away on Saturday January 6, 2018; just 20 days shy of his tenth birthday after a battle with cancer. Continue reading

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