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Work Begins Today to Repair Travs Ballpark Sinkholes

Arkansas Travelers Primary A LogoWork to repair numerous sinkholes at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock (AR), home of the Arkansas Travelers (Double-A, Texas League), is to begin today after the City Council’s approval Tuesday to waive competitive bidding and allocate $375,000 toward fixing the Arkansas Travelers’ home field.  Read more and view photo here.

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Travs Introduce New Mascots

Arkansas Travelers Cap LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Arkansas Travelers and Hughes Agency are proud to announce the unveiling of the club’s new mascots for the 2014 season. After a long search conducted by Arkansas’ minor league baseball club and premier staffing agency, they settled on two characters that grew up in Travelers lore. Both mascots hold deep connections to the franchise they will now represent. Continue reading

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Arkansas Travelers Release New Identity, All-Star Game Logo

Arkansas Travelers New LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Arkansas Travelers (Los Angeles Angels AA affiliate) unveiled their new identity program at Dickey-Stephens Park Wednesday. The new identity is part of a six-month creative overhaul of the Travs franchise. Continue reading

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Travs to Unveil New Logo, Shelly…Sniff, Sniff….Sent to Pasture

Arkansas Travelers LogoBaseball America reports in an article about the branding of the new El Paso team that the Double-A Arkansas Travelers (Texas League) will unveil a new logo on Wednesday.  A photo posted on the Travelers Facebook page on Oct. 14 appears to confirm this news.  Sadly, Shelly the Horse mascot sponsored by Shell Oil retired back in AugustWatch Shelly say goodbye here.

Arkansas Travelers Logo Announcement and Shelly

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Matt Dudas Joins Travs Broadcasts

Arkansas Travelers LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Arkansas Travelers announce the hiring of Matt Dudas as a radio broadcaster for the 2013 season, joining veteran play-by-play broadcaster Phil Elson on Sports Animal 920 KARN-AM. Matt will deliver three innings of play-by-play and serve as a color commentator for 70 home games and will be a major presence on expanded pre- and post-game shows for all 140 Travs Continue reading

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Travs Name Paul Allen GM

Arkansas Travelers LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Arkansas Travelers Executive Committee announces that Paul Allen has been named General Manager of the franchise. Allen takes over the position full time after running the Travs on an interim basis since November. A veteran of eight years in professional baseball, Allen has spent seven seasons with the Travelers including the previous six years as the club’s Assistant Continue reading

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Crews Begin Demolishing Ray Winder Field

Demolition crews began tearing down Ray Winder Field, former home of the Double-A Arkansas Travelers (Texas League), on Monday to make room for a new parking lot for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), which bought the property last October for $1.3 million.  Read more hereView farewell slideshow here.


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Historic Seats Given Away at Historic Arkansas Ballpark

Fans in Little Rock (AR) lined up on Saturday at 79-year-old Ray Winder Field, former home of the Double-A Arkansas Travelers, to snag a free pair of old wooden seats that were being given away by the city.  Sadly, the ballpark is on a path to demolition.  Read more hereView photos hereView video here.

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Travs Introduce New Home Uniform

PRESS RELEASE – The Arkansas Travelers introduce their brand new uniform to be worn during home games of the 2011 season at Dickey-Stephens Park. Navy blue takes over as the dominant color on the white uniforms, which feature the franchise’s first pinstriped look since 1983. Continue reading

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Inaugural World Cheese Dip Championship at Dickey Stephens

PRESS RELEASE – The popular Southern favorite – cheese dip – will be stepping into the national spotlight at the Inaugural World Cheese Dip Championship, presented by VELVEETA and RO*TEL. Come watch professionals and amateurs go head-to-head in a cheese dip showdown this Saturday, October 9, 2010 at Dickey Continue reading

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