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Huntley Sports Group Seeks Contract Extension to Book Non-Baseball Events at Ripken Stadium

At least one non-baseball event has been happening at Aberdeen’s Ripken Stadium each week in 2018, according to the CEO of the firm the city hired earlier this year to handle such bookings.  Read more here.

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Council Approves Deal to Manage All Non-Baseball Events at Ripken Stadium

The Aberdeen (MD) City Council approved an agreement Monday night to have Huntley Sports Group manage all non-baseball events at the city-owned Ripken Stadium, effective immediately.  Read more here.

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Aberdeen Working to Develop and Finalize Stadium Management Agreement, IRS Compliance an Issue

Aberdeen (MD) City Council members hope to have an agreement in place “sooner rather than later” for management of Ripken Stadium, home of the Aberdeen IronBirds (Single-A, New York-Penn League), for this year and beyond, the city’s mayor said.  This could happen as early as the next city council meeting on Feb. 12.  Read more here.

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Ripken Stadium Mangement Deal Bad for the City?

Shortly after he arrived from Alaska in the summer of 2016 to take over day-to-day management of the Aberdeen (MD) city government, Randy Robertson remarked that he did not realize part of his new job included managing a municipal stadium.  Read more here.

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IronBirds Hopeful for Long-Term Resolution of Ballpark Issues

The owners of the Aberdeen IronBirds (Single-A, New York-Penn League) hope for a “long-term solution” to the issues that have put them at odds with the City of Aberdeen (MD) in recent months, including responsibility for managing events outside the baseball season and the proposed sale of the team’s home, Ripken Stadium.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Management Firm Reiterates Commitment to Aberdeen, Ripkens

Athan Sunderland, CEO of the Huntley Sports Group, says his company is committed to the success of Ripken Stadium and the City of Aberdeen (MA), as controversy continues to swell around the city officials plan to give Sunderland’s company control of the stadium’s management.  Read more here.

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No Deal Yet to Manage Non-Baseball Events at Ripken Stadium

Unless the City of Aberdeen (MD) can reach a license agreement in the next few days with someone to manage Ripken Stadium in 2018, the city will assume control over non-baseball events on Jan. 1.  Read more here.

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