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Sod Poodles to Host 2020 Texas League All-Star Game, Release Logo

PRESS RELEASE – The Texas League of Professional Baseball Clubs announced today that HODGETOWN and the Champion Amarillo Sod Poodles have been chosen to host the 2020 Texas League All-Star Game.

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Sod Poodles Open New Ballpark in Front of 7,175 Fans

The word echoing among the 7,175 fans at Monday’s inaugural Sod Poodles home game was “excited.” Fans packed the seats, the concourse and the executive suites, excited for a game that has been in the making since 52 percent of Amarillo voters approved the multipurpose event venue in 2015.  Read more and view gallery here.

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Church to Hold Easter Service at Amarillo’s New Ballpark

A local church will be holding a special Easter service at Amarillo’s new ballpark, Hodgetown, in April.  This reportedly will be the first non-baseball event at the stadium.  Read more here.

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Sod Poodles Unveil Inaugural Uniforms

The Amarillo Sod Poodles (Double-A, Texas League) have unveiled their three uniform combinations that will be worn by players and field staff throughout the team’s inaugural season – a home white “Sod Poodles” script jersey with a crest logo patch on the sleeve, a road grey “Amarillo” art-deco style jersey with the quick draw logo on the sleeve, and an Alternate light blue “Soddies” script jersey with the pride of Texas logo on the sleeve.  Amarillo Yellow, Texas Red and Blue, and Route 66 Retro Blue make up the club’s new official colors.  Read more here.

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A Tour of Hodgetown

It’s been just over a year since Amarillo (TX) broke ground on the new ballpark for the Amarillo Sod Poodles (Double-A, Texas League).  With only 64 days left until the home opener at Hodgetown, a local news station took a tour of the future home of the Soddies.  Watch tour here.

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New Amarillo Ballpark Named ‘Hodgetown’

The Amarillo Sod Poodles(Double-A, Texas League) today announced that they have entered into a ballpark naming-rights partnership, renaming the home of the Sod Poodles “Hodgetown”. Read more here.

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Mock Tours, Reviews Sod Poodles’ Palace

Joe Mock of  BaseballParks.com was in Amarillo (TX) recently to tour the new $45.5-million ballpark currently under construction for the newly minted Amarillo Sod Poodles (Double-A, Texas League) — a franchise relocating from San Antonio (TX) in time for the 2019 season.  Read review and view 13 photos here.

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