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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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.
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.
At a special meeting Monday evening, Aberdeen’s (MD) mayor and city council unanimously affirmed their intention to try and sell Ripken Stadium, home of the Aberdeen IronBirds (Single-A, New York-Penn League), to relieve the city of one of its financial burdens. Read more here.
Having failed to reach an agreement to manage the city-owned Ripken Stadium, the city of Aberdeen (MD) in June notified Tufton LLC it intends to go back to the agreement in place when the stadium opened in 2002, giving the city control over all non-baseball events. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – As a member of the RAACE SuperHero program, the IronBirds will support the nonprofit organization with fundraising efforts and help generate awareness throughout Minor League and amateur baseball. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Aberdeen IronBirds, Class A short-season affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, today announced it will change its name to the Aberdeen Steamed Crabs for one game only on Friday, August 11. In paying homage to Maryland’s most hallowed pastime of picking steamed crabs, the IronBirds will debut special Steamed Crabs-themed uniforms and a crab-themed menu with food options for all ages. Continue reading