Atlanta Braves groundsman Nigel Talton has become a viral celebrity for his alter ego “The Freeze.” His superpower? Being super fast and embarrassing fans that think they’ve got speed around the warning track of SunTrust Park. Read more here.
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The Lakewood BlueClaws (Single-A, South Atlantic League) are hosting a Beatles Tribute Night on Saturday that includes special jerseys, drink specials, and a live two-hour set from Britishmania as part of the TD Bank Summer Concert Series. Read more and watch video here. Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.
The Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) have never looked so sweet — in Oreo Taco uniforms that will be worn on the field Thursday, August 24, for Oreo Taco Night. Ice cream Oreo tacos will be available for fans, made by Cream Fresno. Hats an jerseys will be available in the Team Store when gates open at 6:05 pm. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Honoring York County’s status as “Snack Food Capital of the World,” the first-place York Revolution will be renamed the York Pretzels this Friday in the opener of the team’s latest series against Freedom Division rival Lancaster, over which York has a half-game lead. Continue reading
On Monday, the United States will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years. The ideal place to watch this phenomenon, in which the moon will obscure the sun and turn day into night, is from within the 67-mile-wide strip of near-total darkness known as the “path of totality.” Read more here.
The TV character became a source of civic pride and placed Toledo in the national and international spotlight. The Toledo Mud Hens (Triple-A, International League) will celebrate the 45th anniversary of M*A*S*H on Friday, August 25, with the first 2,000 fans entering Fifth Third Field receiving a free Corporal Klinger bobblehead. Read more here.