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Trenton Thunder to Host River Fest, Pork Roll Eating Championship

PRESS RELEASE – The team’s annual postseason event featuring the Case’s Pork Roll Eating Championship and two-time champion Joey Chestnut will be part of the competitive eating field to defend his title as Pork Roll Eating Champion of the world. Last year, Chestnut defended his title by eating 43 pork roll sandwiches in ten minutes. Continue reading

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Parrothead Party at BlueClaws Game July 1st

PRESS RELEASE – It’s 5 o’clock with the BlueClaws! The BlueClaws are holding a Parrothead Party at their game on Saturday, July 1st! Continue reading

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Traditional Baseball vs. Modern Day Ballpark Entertainment

Quad Cities Times sports reporter Don Doxsie argues that the in-place and coming amusement rides at Modern Woodmen Park, home of the Quad Cities River Bandits (Single-A, Midwest League), are not interfering with baseball.  Some fans might disagree.  Read more here.

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What Could Have Been Weekend is Back, Express Unveil ‘Jackalopes’ Logo and Uniforms

PRESS RELEASE – The Round Rock Express return home to the friendly confines of Dell Diamond on Thursday, June 1 to open a four-game series against the New Orleans Baby Cakes (Miami Marlins affiliate). The first three games of the series feature What Could Have Been Weekend with the Express transforming into the Jackalopes. Continue reading


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Spikes Will Pay Tribute to Controversial ‘Romper’ Fashion Trend

PRESS RELEASE – Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, the home of the State College Spikes, is about to turn into the world’s largest romper room – male rompers, that is. The Spikes will pay homage to the latest trend in men’s fashion with a Salute to the “Romp-him” on Wednesday, June 28, when they take on the Batavia Muckdogs (Miami Marlins) at 7:05 p.m. Continue reading

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Fun First Drives Bananas’ Success, More Promotions and Entertainment Planned for Year Two

Jesse Cole likes to do things his way, but a trio of legendary promoters overlooking his desk inside Grayson Stadium might have had issue with the perceived originality.  His vision has been extracted from Walt Disney, Bill Veeck and P.T. Barnum, whose posters line his office wall.  Read more here.

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Redbirds to Celebrate the 60s June 2, Unveil Special Jerseys

PRESS RELEASE – Friday, June 2 will be a “groovy” night at AutoZone Park as we throw it back to the 1960s! Fans can purchase a $17 Field Box or $20 Dugout specialty ticket that includes an actual record sleeve styled with Redbirds history like the iconic Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017.

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