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Curve, RubberDucks, RiverDogs Release 2018 Promo Schedules

This is the time of year when baseball teams are releasing their promotional schedules for the season, and it’s always enjoyable to comb through the many creative ideas to see how teams plan to take their fun and entertainment game to the next level.  Take a peek for yourself:  View Curve schedule here.  View RubberDucks schedule here.  View RiverDogs schedule here.

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Travel Channel Coming to Canal Park

Akron’s ballpark menu has already gained national attention, and that will continue on Monday, Aug. 21 when Travel Channel’s Food Paradise show comes to Canal Park.  Read more here.

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RubberDucks to Host 3rd Annual Festival of Beers Saturday

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryThe Akron RubberDucks (Double-A, Eastern League) will host the third annual Ballpark Festival of Beers on Saturday, September 17, at Canal Park.  Read more hereGet tickets here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Canal Park (Akron, OH)

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryGraham Knight from BaseballPilgrimages.com has posted a review of his recent ballpark visit to Canal Park, home of the Akron RubberDucks (Double-A, Eastern League).  Read more and view photos here.

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RubberDucks Win Larry MacPhail Award

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryPRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball announced today that the Akron RubberDucks are the recipients of the 50th annual Larry MacPhail Award, symbolizing the top promotional effort in Minor League Baseball. The award has been presented since 1966 and is named after Hall of Famer Leland Stanford “Larry” MacPhail, Sr., who introduced innovations such as night baseball, airplane Continue reading

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RubberDucks GM Jim Pfander Named President of Fast Forward Sports Group

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryPRESS RELEASE – Fast Forward Sports Group LLC founder and chief executive officer Ken Babby named Akron RubberDucks general manager and chief operating officer Jim Pfander as its president today. Continue reading

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Festival of Beers Returns to Canal Park

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryThe Ballpark Festival of Beers returns to Canal Park in downtown Akron (OH) on Sept. 5.  The beer tasting event, hosted by the Akron RubberDucks (Double-A, Eastern League) and presented by Goose Island, runs from 4 to 7 p.m. and gives beer connoisseurs a chance to sample brews while on the baseball field.  Read more here.

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RubberDucks Snag Actor Corey Feldman for ‘The Goonies’ 30th Anniversary Celebration

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryPRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks announced today that 1980’s film star Corey Feldman will be making a special guest appearance at Canal Park on May 30 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the hit film, “The Goonies,” in which he played the well-known role of “Mouth.” Continue reading

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RubberDucks Unveil Extreme Menu Items for 2015

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryPRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks unveiled its new Extreme Menu items for the 2015 season at a special tasting at Canal Park today. The three new items added are the “Not Your Routine Poutine,” “The Don Corleone Sub,” and the “Grand Slam Walk-Off Wedge.” Continue reading

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Babby Closing In on Purchase of Jacksonville Suns

Jacksonville Suns J LogoThe sale of the Double-A Jacksonville Suns (Southern League) to Ken Babby, owner of the Double-A Akron RubberDucks (Eastern League), is reportedly winding down and expected to be completed in the next two weeks.  Read more here.

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RubberDucks Announce Loaded 2015 Promo Schedule

Akron RubberDucks HeadPRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks announced its promotional schedule for the 2015 season today, packed with 71 games of premium giveaways, fan favorites, nightly theme nights, and the always-popular fireworks shows. Continue reading

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Ducks Announce Brian Williams’ Pants-on-Fire Night for National Tell a Story Day

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryPRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks announced today it will be holding a”Brian Williams‘ Pants-on-Fire Night” on National Tell a Story Day, Monday, April 27, when they are scheduled to face the Altoona Curve at 6:35 p.m. Continue reading

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RubberDucks Owner Pursuing Purchase of Jacksonville Suns

Jacksonville Suns LogoKen Babby, owner of the Double-A Akron RubberDucks (Eastern League), is reportedly in talks to buy the Double-A Jacksonville Suns (Southern League).  Read more here.

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RubberDucks’ Owner Named Chairman of MiLB’s BIRCO Board

Minor League Baseball LogoAkron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryPRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball’s Baseball Internet Rights Company (BIRCO) announced today that Ken Babby, Owner and Chief Executive Officer of the Akron RubberDucks, has been elected Chairman of its 10-member Board of Directors. Continue reading

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RubberDucks Announce Staff Changes

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryPRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks announced today several front office changes, including new hires, promotions, and duty transfers. Continue reading

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RubberDucks Announce ‘Return of the King (LeBron James) Burger’

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryPRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks announced today a new addition to the popular “Extreme Foods” menu.

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RubberDucks to Pay Tribute to The Black Keys with Bobblehead Saturday

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryOn Saturday, July 5, the Double-A Akron RubberDucks (Eastern League) will honor The Black Keys, an American rock duo formed in Akron (OH) in 2001, with their very own bobblehead.  This is part of the team’s series of Rock ‘n’ Bobble giveaways this season.  Be at the park early, as only the first 1,000 fans will get one.  Watch The Black Keys perform a hit from their Rubber Factory album here.

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RubberDucks Not Going Middle of the Road with Chrissie Hynde Bobblehead Saturday

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryOn Saturday, June 28, the Double-A Akron RubberDucks (Eastern League) will honor Akron’s (OH) own Chrissie Hynde, lead singer for The Pretenders, with her very own bobblehead.  This is part of the team’s series of Rock ‘n’ Bobble giveaways this season.  Be at the park early, as only the first 1,000 fans will get a Chrissie.  Watch Chrissie Hynde and The Pretenders in action here.

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RubberDucks Being Good to Eagles Guitarist Joe Walsh with Bobblehead Saturday

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryOn Saturday, June 14, the Double-A Akron RubberDucks (Eastern League) will honor guitar hero Joe Walsh of the legendary band The Eagles with his very own bobblehead.  This is part of the team’s series of Rock ‘n’ Bobble giveaways this season.  Be at the park early, as only the first 1,000 fans will get the prize.  Watch Joe Walsh and the James Game from 1971 here.

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Devo Bobblehead First of Four Rock ‘N’ Bobbles, Band Member to Appear for Charity

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryPRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks will be hosting a VIP meet-and-greet with DEVO’s Bob Mothersbaugh to benefit the family of the late Bob Casale at the newly-constructed Fowl Territory in Canal Park during the May 24 game vs. Reading Fightin’ Phils at 6:35 p.m.

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New Items Join ‘Exteme Foods’ Menu at Canal Park

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryPRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks announced today a new, giant entrée and an adults-only dessert will be joining its popular “Extreme Foods” menu, and a new, tasty lineup of ice-cream “Duck Floats” will be coming to Canal Park concessions stands for the 2014 season. Continue reading

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RubberDucks Release Loaded 2014 Promo Schedule

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryPRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks announced its promotional schedule for the 2014 season today, packed with 71 games of premium giveaways, fan favorites, nightly theme nights, and the always-popular fireworks shows. Continue reading

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RubberDucks Unveil Uniforms

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryPRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks unveiled its uniforms during today’s Family Fun Day at the Akron Civic Theatre with the help of local media personalities. Continue reading

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RubberDucks to Unveil Unis Feb. 9

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryPRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks are teaming with the historic Akron Civic Theatre to host an exciting Family Fun Day on Sunday, February 9 at 2:30 p.m., which will include the unveiling of the new Akron RubberDucks uniforms. Continue reading

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RubberDucks Announce ’20 Days of Giving’

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryPRESS RELEASE – In the spirit of the upcoming winter holiday season, the Akron RubberDucks are excited to bring back its highly-anticipated “20 Days of Giving” starting Wednesday, Nov. 20. The promotion is packed with unique, experience-based prizes only available during this once-a-year promotion. Continue reading

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Yep, It’s the Akron RubberDucks

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryAs expected from the rumblings early this morning, the Double-A Akron Aeros (Eastern League) are now the Akron RubberDucks.  Here is the story from MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill.  Go to AkronRubberDucks.com.

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