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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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Revs to Don Propeller Caps

York Revolution New YPRESS RELEASE – The York Revolution announced today that players will don specially designed caps featuring propellers reminiscent of old-fashioned beanies each Sunday of the 2016 season. Continue reading

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Say Goodbye to Newark’s Riverfront Stadium

Newark Bears LogoThe former home of the defunct Newark Bears (Independent, Atlantic League/Can-Am League) has been sold to a New York-based developer for $23.5 million. The purchaser plans to demolish Riverfront Stadium and build a mixed-use, high-rise tower in its place.  Read more here.

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One Loudoun, VIP Entertainment Finally Settle Lawsuit

Loudoun Hounds LogoThe long-running legal battle between developers of the One Loudoun complex and VIP Entertainment, the group once promising to bring professional baseball and soccer to Ashburn, was reportedly settled Tuesday in Loudoun County Circuit Court.  Read more here.

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