PRESS RELEASE – The Evansville Otters (18-10) and 4,058 fans celebrated the 100th Anniversary of Bosse Field on Wednesday night, but the visiting Windy City Thunderbolts (13-13) claimed a 6-5 win in a game that ended on Thursday morning. Continue reading
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PRESS RELEASE – It is exactly 100 days until the Asheville Tourists open the gates at McCormick Field for their 2015 season home opener. This upcoming season will mark the 100th year since the franchise undertook the name Asheville Tourists. Continue reading
A 400-pound, 5-foot by 5-foot replica of the Friendly Confines made a 12-hour trip from Carlo’s Bakery in Hoboken (NJ) — made famous on the reality TV show “Cake Boss” — to the real, brick-and-mortar Wrigley Field this week for the stadium’s 100th anniversary celebration. Read more and view photo here. But a sad ending here. Thanks to John Cerone for the links.
It was Happy 100th Birthday for Wrigley Field on Wednesday, and according to first-hand accounts shared with us and all the news reports, the celebration did not disappoint. Read more and watch fans singing “Happy Birthday” here. Read more about the day and check out the Cubs chairman gushing in the broadcast booth. Still can’t get enough? Read the “Friendly Confines Still a Baseball Mecca” by Joe Mock via USA TODAY Sports. Bring back memories by checking out Mock’s top 13 moments in Wrigley Field history and photo gallery, also via USA TODAY Sports.
PRESS RELEASE – Tuesday, April 9th will mark the 100th anniversary of the first game played at historic Ebbets Field, storied home of the Brooklyn Dodgers. To commemorate this occasion, the Brooklyn Cyclones – the first professional sports franchise in the borough since the Dodgers headed west – will put a limited number of box seats on sale for their Ebbets Field Continue reading
The Boston Red Sox have created a nifty way for fans to be a part of Fenway Park’s history by allowing them to upload photos into a Fenway Park 100th Anniversary Mosaic. Check out the mosaic online tool here.
There certainly would’ve been a lot more hoopla today in Detroit if city leaders hadn’t decided to demolish Tiger Stadium in 2009. Like Fenway Park, Tiger Stadium (formally known as Navin Stadium and Briggs Stadium) turned 100 today. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
NetworkWorld’s Brad Reed recently interviewed Steve Conley, director of IT for the Boston Red Sox for the past 11 years, to talk about building a high-tech network at Fenway Park. Read more here. Meanwhile, the Red Sox prepare to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fenway’s opening on April 20, 1912, when they play the New York Yankees. Read more here.