Tag Archives: Atlantic League

Revolutionary Changes Underway at York Ballpark

Major changes are underway at York’s (PA) minor league ballpark this offseason, paving the way for a 2019 season that the York Revolution (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) expect will drive increased attendance.  Read more here.  The new 1741 Club should be a big hit.

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Authority Seeking Bids to Demolish Campbell’s Field

Campbell’s Field, former home of the Camden Riversharks (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) is expected to face the wrecking ball after 17 years.  The 6,700-seat park cost $35 million to build.  Camden County Improvement Authority is looking for bids on the demolition.  Read more here.

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Negotiations Continue, But No Pro Baseball at Surf Stadium in 2019

Negotiations to bring baseball back to Surf Stadium are continuing, but the prospect of seeing a team on the field next summer is unlikely.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Somerset Patriots Welcome 7-Millionth Fan

The Somerset Patriots welcomed their 7,000,000th Fan to TD Bank Ballpark on Thursday, July 26th. At 6:34 pm, Dan Heitkamp of Washington Township purchased the ticket to the game and entered the main gate with his 4-year old godson Logan where he was greeted by Somerset Patriots President/General Manager Patrick McVerry and Manager Emeritus Sparky Lyle among the fanfare.

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It’s the ‘High Point Rockers’

Dozens of High Point (NC) Baseball fans came out to BB&T Ballpark to celebrate the unveiling of the new team — The High Point Rockers (Independent Professional, Atlantic League).  Watch news report and view photos here.

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High Point Baseball Unveils Three Name-the-Team Finalists

The ownership of the Atlantic League (Independent Professional) franchise coming to High Point (NC) has unveiled the three finalists for the the club’s name-the-team contest, which include the Dragon Claws, Rockers, and Splinters.  Fans can vote now for their favorite name.  The team’s name and logo set will be unveiled on July 21.  Learn more and vote here.

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Somerset’s Ballpark Celebrates 20 Years

On Saturday night, TD Bank Ballpark, home of the Somerset Patriots (Independent Professional, Atlantic League), hosted an elaborate celebration for the 20th anniversary of the first game ever played there on June 7, 1999.  Read more and view photos here.  View more photos here.

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