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Renovations, New Name Coming to Purple Aces Ballpark

Charles H. Braun Stadium, home of the University of Evansville Purple Aces baseball team for 20 years, is set to receive a major facelift and a new name.  Read more here.

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Joliet Council to Vote on New Stadium Naming Rights Deal

The Joliet City Council Stadium Committee voted 3-0 Monday to advance a new stadium naming rights agreement to the full council for a vote Tuesday.  The stadium will be renamed DuPage Medical Group Field.  The agreement will reportedly produce more revenue than a previous agreement with Silver Cross Hospital.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Naming Rights Controversy in Joliet

The amount of money the city of Joliet (IL) gets from the naming rights agreement with DuPage Medical Group for the city-owned baseball stadium, home of the Joliet Slammers (Independent Professional, Frontier League), has not been disclosed, even to City Council members.   City officials and council members also are concerned that the new DuPage Medical Group Field name does not take into account the Joliet Route 66 Stadium name given to the stadium by ordinance in 2017.  Read more here.

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Pickles In First-Ever Cannabidiol Sponsorship

In case you missed it, the Portland Pickles (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) announced last week the first-ever Cannabidiol (CBD) sponsorship deal in baseball, when it inked a two-year partnership with Lazarus Naturals, a CBD brand headquartered in Portland (OR).  CBD is a compound that is part of the cannabis plant that is minus the THC compound that is known to get individuals intoxicated.  Read more here.

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City, Slammers Secure Ballpark Naming Rights Partner

The home of the Joliet Slammers (Independent Professional, Frontier League) in Joliet (IL) is reportedly getting a new name.  According to a source, the ballpark will be known as DuPage Medical Group Field at Route 66 Stadium.  An official announcement is expected soon.  Read more here.

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San Jose Giants and Excite Credit Union Announce Excite Ballpark

PRESS RELEASE – The San Jose Giants announced today a three-year naming rights agreement with newly re-branded Excite Credit Union. As of today, fans will be walk through the front gates of Excite Ballpark, Home of the San Jose Giants. The naming rights deal highlights an expanded partnership between the two organizations and ushers in an exciting new era of baseball in San Jose.

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NASA Celebrates Opening Day

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