Tag Archives: Atlantic League

More on Muckdogs Move to Waldorf

Batavia Muckdogs LogoThe slow-but-sure demise of the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League) franchise might soon open the door to a new chapter of Minor League Baseball history.  If all goes according to plan, the Muckdogs will soon become the only majority black-owned team in baseball.  Read more from Baseball America here.

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The Sandcastle Hosting College Ball

Atlantic Cape Community College LogoSurf Stadium, aka The Sandcastle – the former home of the Atlantic City Surf (Independent Professional, Can-Am League/Atlantic League) – is now the home field for the Atlantic Cape Community College and Atlantic City High School baseball teams.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Atlantic League Goes Hockey Goalie-Style Graphics with Catcher’s Equipment

Atlantic League LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today announced a multi-year equipment partnership with Rawlings Sporting Goods by unveiling catchers’ protective equipment featuring original head-to-toe graphics. Continue reading

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Bees Open for Business

New Britain Bees Logo w BeeWith Rocky and his Rock Cats relegated to history, New Britain’s (CT) 2016 baseball season opened Thursday evening with a fresh team, the Bees, and a new mascot, Sting, in front of a reported 4,617 fans.  Read more and view photo gallery here.

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Bees Begin New Era of Baseball in New Britain Tonight

New Britain Bees Logo w BeePRESS RELEASE – In 140 Characters or Less: A #NewTradition begins: New Britain Bees face York Revolution in inaugural Opening Day tonight at New Britain Stadium! 6:35 PM first pitch! Continue reading

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Loans Forgiven, Officials Still Seeking Tenant for Empty Campbell’s Field

Camden Riversharks LogoCamden County (NJ) officials have been working since the Camden Riverhsharks (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) departure to bring a minor league team affiliated with Major League Baseball to Campbell’s Field, but until they do, the county will be responsible for maintaining the 6,400-seat stadium.  Read more here.

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Ducks to Debut New Beer Garden

Long Island Ducks LogoPRESS RELEASE – In celebration of National Beer Day, the three-time Atlantic League champion Long Island Ducks today announced the debut of a brand new Beer Garden at Bethpage Ballpark in 2016. The area will offer all fans the opportunity to enjoy a variety of adult liquid refreshment options in an exclusive area right next to the playing field. Continue reading

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