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Texas AirHogs Name New General Manager

Grand Prairie Airhogs LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Texas AirHogs are excited to announce Barrett Weaver as general manager of the organization. The AirHogs franchise and fans alike are well-acquainted with the ball club’s new GM. Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: U.S. Steel Yard (Gary, IN)

Gary SouthShore RailCats LogoBrian Merzbach from BallparkReviews.com recently visited U.S. Steel Yard, the home of the Gary SouthShore RailCats (Independent Professional, American Association).  View photos and review here.

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Construction to Begin Soon on New Ballpark in Chicago Suburb

American Association Logo High-ResConstruction could begin in the next 60 days on a $55-million, 6,300-seat minor league baseball stadium in Rosemont (IL) that is expected to become home to a new team in the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball.  Read more here.

Rendering by Snow Kreilich Architects

Rendering by Snow Kreilich Architects

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Franklin to Consider Ballpark Commons Spending Plan, Stadium Could Open in 2018

American Association Logo High-ResFranklin (WI) officials over the next month will consider a $26 million spending plan to support the Ballpark Commons development, which includes a minor league baseball stadium that could open in spring 2018.  Read more here.

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Cleburne Railroaders Talking Membership with American Association

Cleburne Railroaders Primary LogoAs construction continues on The Depot, future home of the Cleburne Railroaders minor league baseball team with completion scheduled for spring, team President Robbie Fenyes traveled to St. Paul (MN) to talk turkey with the American Association about membership during the league’s All-Star Game.  Read more here.

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Cat Video Festival Returns to CHS Field Tuesday

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoPRESS RELEASE – Whether you are on team Heathcliff or Garfield, Felix or Sylvester, Tom Kitten or Socks, CHS Field has the purrrfect event for the cat enthusiast in all of us. The St. Paul Saints and myTalk 107.1 will bring thousands of feline fans to one location for the popular Cat Video Festival. Continue reading

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Trouble Brewing in Joplin

Joplin Blasters LogoJoplin’s (MO) city manager and the president and chief executive officer of the Joplin Blasters (Independent Professional, American Association) exchanged email barbs recently over whether the professional team will stay in Joplin for a third season under a renegotiated five-year contract to lease Joe Becker Stadium.  Read more here.

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