PRESS RELEASE – Immediately following the final regular season game of the 2010 season, the West Tenn Diamond Jaxx revealed their new name and logo. Digging way back to 1935, the owners of Jackson Baseball Club (the ownership group of the West Tenn Diamond Jaxx) announced that starting in the 2011 season the team will be known as the Jackson Generals. Continue reading
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PRESS RELEASE – It may have taken 65 million years, but dinosaurs are back, and the Reading Phillies are pleased to announce that on Tuesday, May 25, a baby T-Rex will roam FirstEnergy Stadium, much like it roamed Earth 200 million years ago. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – No offense to vegetarians, but Wednesday, May 19 will be a day to celebrate all things meat at Blair County Ballpark as the Altoona Curve host the Akron Aeros. In the second installment of the Curve’s “Wacky Wednesday” theme nights, the working title is “Livin’ La Vida Lunchmeat”. While several forms of lunchmeat are laughable (i.e. braunschweiger, olive loaf), the Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – In a determined effort to make their entire home venue as “green” as its lush diamond, the New Britain Rock Cats are fielding a new team – The Green Team – to promote environmentally-sensitive practices that will help make New Britain Stadium – and, by extension, central Connecticut – a cleaner, more sustainable region. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Bowie Baysox will howl at the SeaWolves during the annual Bark In The Park event on Sunday, May 16, as the Baysox take on the Erie SeaWolves at Prince George’s Stadium at 2:05 p.m. Fans are invited to bring their four-legged friends to the game for free. Continue reading
Quinton Aaron who starred in “The Blind Side” movie with Oscar winner Sandra Bullock, threw out the first pitch at the Altoon (PA) Curve game on Saturday at Blair County Ballpark. Aaron will be reappearing on Monday to speak in front of thousands of kids at the ballpark on behalf of the “Quarterbacks of Life” program. The event is from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Read more here and view news clip here.
PRESS RELEASE – Your Corpus Christi Hooks return from a quick trip to Midland for Saturday through Tuesday action vs. San Antonio at Whataburger Field.Don’t blink or turn around twice or undertake any other time-consuming activities, or you’ll miss them. The only other Hooks home action this month? May 21-24 against the RockHounds. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Although the Northwest Arkansas Naturals will be traveling down the dusty highway to Midland, TX on Saturday, May 29th, they won’t be packing up the spectacular fireworks shows and family fun at Arvest Ballpark! Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Reading Phillies want to see if you have what it takes to make a SPAM creation. On Saturday, May, 8, the R-Phils will host the Akron Aeros in game two of their three-game series at 6:05 p.m. Before the exciting game between the two Eastern League teams, the R-Phils will again host a SPAM Carving contest Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – On Saturday, May 15, author Larry Tye, will be visiting Hank Aaron Stadium as the BayBears take on the Chattanooga Lookouts at 7:05 p.m. Mr. Tye is the author of the recently-released, New York Times Bestseller, Satchel: The Life and Times of an American Legend. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Do all your friends think you can sing? Think you got what it takes for the big time? Then we’ve got a contest for you! The Tulsa Drillers are proud to announce Drillers Idol presented by Celebrity Attractions and 98.5 KVOO. Aspiring superstars can audition to be the 2010 Drillers Idol at any of the 5 audition dates below. Continue reading
Fans experienced a few new features and ballpark enhancements at the home opener for the Double-A Portland SeaDogs at Hadlock Field on Thursday night. “Feeling like Fenway” is the name of the game for the popular Boston Red Sox affiliate. View YouTube video here.
PRESS RELEASE – One of the greatest events in the history of sports in Mobile and certainly the biggest night in Hank Aaron Stadium since the BayBears opened the ballpark in 1997, the Grand Opening of the Hank Aaron Childhood Home & Museum brought several baseball legends to the Port City in honor of one the game’s greatest heroes. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – As the Altoona Curve embark on their 12th season, the past offseason was the first enjoyed by the Lozinak Family as they once again took reigns of the organization that they initially brought to Altoona. Through the months of September through March, a number of new, fresh and innovative ideas have been put in to motion for the 2010 season. Continue reading
From the oil derrick entrance to the Black Gold Outfitters merchandise shop, sports writer Barry Lewis takes a look at the amenities and features at ONEOK Field, the new home for the Tulsa Drillers. You’ll notice that the oil field theme reigns supreme at the new park, which is key to maximizing the team’s brand. Read more here.
Birmingham (AL) City Councilman Johnathan Austin is working to secure $16,000 from the city for a $40,000 land use study for a possible new downtown ballpark at First Avenue South and 14th Street South at the western end of developing Railroad Park. We assume this project would be for the Birmingham Barons, which play at aging (22-years-old) Regions Park. Read more here.
At a menu-tasting event on Thursday at ONEOK Field, the new $39.2 million home for the Tulsa Drillers, suite holders had a chance to check out the facility’s amenities and sample tasty ballpark fare. The favorite item? The gourmet style Nathan’s hot dog. Mmmm! Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Harrisburg Senators 2010 FanFest is set for Saturday, April 10th from 11 AM to 3 PM at the new Metro Bank Park. Fans will get their first look at the latest stadium upgrades on City Island. Tours of the new features of the ballpark will be given and will include the new seating bowl, Patriot News Press Box Club, Eichelberger’s Energy Company Suite Level, press box and clubhouse. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Birmingham Barons announced their 2010 promotional schedule on Thursday. The schedule features theme nights, special performing acts and a collection of nightly promotions. Once again in 2010, nearly every night will have a special theme or promotion. The nightly promotions are as follows: Continue reading
We love to see ballparks that drive home a common theme that melds perfectly with the home town team’s name and branding. They did it right at ONEOK Field, as the new home for the Tulsa Drillers has a 30-foot oil derrick greeting fans at one of the stadium’s five entrances. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Baysox will hold their 11th annual Free Family FunFest on Saturday, March 27 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., presented by Entertainment Avenue. Join the Baysox lovable mascot Louie and his pal the Oriole Bird for a day of FREE fun at Prince George’s Stadium! Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Fans looking to get their hands on a part of “old” Drillers Stadium have one last chance to own a piece of its history. The Tulsa Drillers will be auctioning equipment and memorabilia from the stadium on Tuesday March 23 at 11:00 AM. The auction will take place at Drillers Stadium at 15th and Yale. Continue reading
Freelance writer Steve Hunt provides a “Worth the Wait” review of ONEOK Field for Baseball America magazine. ONEOK is the new home for the Double-A Tulsa Drillers. Click here
PRESS RELEASE – At Wednesday’s BayBears Pepsi Monthly Media Luncheon, Mobile BayBears President/COO Bill Shanahan announced that the iconic Willie Mays will join the already-impressive list of dignitaries and Baseball Hall of Famers that will attend the Grand Opening of the Hank Aaron Childhood Home & Museum on Wednesday, April 14 at Hank Aaron Stadium. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Reading Phillies have announced today that the team has launched a brand new website and online merchandise store, and in conjunction, are offering fans savings on all online merchandise for the entire week. Still accessible at www.readingphillies.com, www.r-phils.com, and www.rphils.com, the new website Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Tulsa Drillers revealed new team uniforms and caps during a press conference Monday afternoon at ONEOK Field. The new look for the Drillers will feature a rich, royal blue as the team’s new primary color. Continue reading
The Engel Foundation, a group organized to preserve 80-year-old, 5,997-seat Engel Stadium that was once home to the Chattanooga Lookouts, is trying to raise $150,000 to make basic repairs to the old park. In December, the stadium was named to the National Register of Historic Places. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Altoona Curve are pleased to announce their full listing of giveaways for the 2010 season. A total of 14 giveaways will be on this year’s promotional calendar. The number of giveaways is an increase of three over the 2009 campaign. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Frisco RoughRiders are pleased to introduce Aaron Goldsmith as their new Manager of Broadcasting and Media Development. Continue reading
Complimenting the team’s new ballpark, the Tulsa Drillers plan to unveil new home and away uniforms at a press conference at ONEOK Field on Monday. The team’s home opener is on April 8 against the Corpus Christi Hooks. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are proud to release details pertaining to the promotional schedule for the 2010 season. Our 2010 calendar includes a great slate of giveaway items, the largest number of fireworks shows ever at Arvest Ballpark, and a visit by the dancers from “America’s Team,” the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders. Continue reading
Montgomery Biscuits’ co-owner Sherrie Myers admittedly doesn’t fully understand all the nuances of the game on the field, but she does know about branding, marketing, and creating a ballpark environment that keeps fans coming back for more. Together, Myers and her husband Tom Dickson also own and operate the highly successful Lansing Lugnuts. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Calling all stars! The Montgomery Biscuits promotional crew, the Biscuit Bunch, will be hosting try-outs to find the perfect Biscuit Bunch staff! The Biscuit Bunch is an important and necessary part of the game, and with these auditions we hope to find the most excited, outgoing, and dependable employees possible! Continue reading