Little Falls Approves Three-Year Lease with DiamondDawgs

The City of Little Falls (NY) Common Council approved a three-year lease with the Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs (Summer Collegiate, Perfect Game League), ensuring the team can call Veteran’s Memorial Park their home through 2020.  Read more here.

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It’s the ‘Tampa Tarpons’

PRESS RELEASE – When the Single-A affiliate of the New York Yankees takes the field for the 2018 season, it will mark the return of Tarpons baseball to the Florida State League after a 30-year absence. The Tampa Tarpons played in the league from 1957 through 1987, winning titles in 1957, 1959 and 1961. Continue reading

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Hoover Met to Host MLB Prospects Scouting Event

Baseball is still alive at the MiLB-departed Hoover Met.  The top 150 Major League Baseball prospects for the East Coast will be coming to Hoover (AL) this summer, as East Coast Pro, a non-profit run by MLB scouts, will stage its annual scouting event at the Hoover Met Complex Aug. 1 through 4, 2018.  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the heads up.

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Generals Issue RFP for Ballpark Naming Rights

PRESS RELEASE – The Jackson Generals have created an RFP (Request for Proposal) for the most unique opportunity of Stadium Naming Rights. The Generals play in a 6,000-seat stadium, currently known as The Ballpark at Jackson, that was built in 1998 and is located directly on Interstate 40 in Jackson, TN. Continue reading

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Baseball Winter Meetings Begin Sunday

The 2017 Baseball Winter Meetings will take place Dec. 10-14 at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando (FL).  The annual conference also includes the Trade Show and Job Fair.  Learn more about the conference here.

 

 

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It’s the ‘Gwinnett Stripers’

The Triple-A baseball team formally known as the Gwinnett Braves (International League) threw fans a curveball Friday morning.  Its new name isn’t one of the six finalists fans voted on earlier this year.  Read more here.

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December 8, 2017 · 10:28 am

Barons Unveil ‘Magic City’ Alternative Unis and Merchandise

The Birmingham Barons (Double-A, Southern League) will debut a new “Magic City” alternate jersey and cap during the upcoming 2018 season.  Read more and view photos here.  Thanks to John DeLeonard for the heads up.

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