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GM Talks About Climbing the Blue Crabs Ladder, Her Love of the Business

General Manager Courtney Knichel stood on the concourse along the third base line, right behind the season-ticket holders, her favorite place to watch the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (Independent Professional, Atlantic League).  Read more here.

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Designing Amarillo’s New Ballpark

Picturesque views, splash pads and an oversized facade that will blend in with the downtown Amarillo skyline were all included in preliminary design sketches released Wednesday for the city’s minor league ballpark.  Read more and view sketches here.

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Snappers Continue to Seek Stadium Solution

The Beloit Snappers (Single-A, Midwest League) have reportedly been told that the franchise will no longer receive facility waivers when the next agreement between Minor League Baseball and Major League Baseball comes into play in 2020.  It is do or die time for the Snappers.  Read more here.

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Another Ballpark Food Tour

As ballparks across the U.S. celebrate the Fourth of July, let’s let SI.com contributor Jon Taylor take us on another food journey to look at the best and weirdest concession items across all 30 MLB stadiums.  Read more and view photos here.

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Express-News Editorial Board: Be Cautious About Public Financing for Ballpark, Soccer a Priority

San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League) President Burl Yarbrough told Express-News reporter Tom Orsborn, “While we have not yet determined what the specific baseball stadium needs are to advance to Triple-A, nor have we secured private sector development partners or a stadium development plan, we will begin the process immediately.”  Read more here.

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A ‘Tribute to Springfield’ in Fresno

The Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) will pay tribute to Springfield on Thursday, June 29, by sporting special Simpsons jerseys, as the team takes on the rival Albuquerque Isotopes.  See schedule here.

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Foodservice Provider Hired for Rosemont’s New Ballpark

The planned Rosemont (IL) minor league baseball franchise expected to play ball next year has hired Professional Sports Catering LLC as its as its food and beverage vendor.  Read more here.

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