The Rookie-level Appalachian League has been considering expansion, but it is off the table for 2015. The hope of securing an Appy club is reportedly one reason Kinston (NC) has held off bringing a summer collegiate Coastal Plain League franchise to Grainger Stadium after losing the Single-A Kinston Indians (Carolina League) after the 2011 season. Read more here.
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PRESS RELEASE – With Toby’s suggestion, the new Greeneville Astros’ lovable new mascot is named Gizmo. He is a furry neon-orange creature of the Homerunus Magnificentus species that hails from The Great Bullpens of the Grand Slam Galaxy in outer space. He sports a Greeneville Astros jersey and hat with baseball antennas extending above his head. The jersey has a patch on the sleeve Continue reading
LittleBallparks.com visits Joe O’Brien Field, home of the Rookie-level Elizabethton Twins (Appalachian League). View photos here.