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All-Star Game Returns to Lancaster, Logo Unveiled

Lancaster Barnstormers LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball today announced that its All-Star Game and the All-Star Gala will return to Lancaster, PA for the first time since 2007. The All-Star Game will be held at Clipper Magazine Stadium on Wednesday, July 13th. All-Star festivities and celebrations will be presented throughout Lancaster County on Tuesday, July 12th and leading up to the game. Continue reading

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It’s the ‘New Britain Bees’

New Britain Bees Primary LogoDuring an unveiling event Thursday morning, it was announced that the new Atlantic League (Indy Pro) franchise in New Britain (CT) will be known as the “New Britain Bees.”  See press release: Continue reading


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Virginia Beach Approves Revised Ballpark Plan

Virginia Beach Neptunes Logo 2The Virginia Beach (VA) City Council voted Tuesday to approve changes to a lease for a planned 5,000-seat professional baseball stadium for the Virginia Beach Neptunes (Indy Pro, Atlantic League) and collateral development.  Read more here.

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A Revised Plan for Virginia Beach Ballpark Project

Virginia Beach Neptunes Logo 2Virginia Beach Professional Baseball LLC, which plans to construct and operate an athletic village that will include a 5,000-seat baseball stadium and more, has proposed changes to their lease that would lower the cost of the project and get it closer to breaking ground.  Read more here.

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Riversharks Cease Operations

Camden Riversharks LogoThe Camden Riversharks (Indy Pro, Atlantic League), which have played at the city’s waterfront Campbell’s Field for 15 years, has ceased all operations, according to a statement from the teamRead more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Name-the-Team Contest Launched in New Britain

Atlantic League LogoA contest in underway in New Britain (CT) to name the new or relocating Atlantic League franchise that is coming to town starting in 2016.  Read more here.


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Ballpark Lease Pressure on Bridgeport?

Bridgeport Blue Fish LogoWhen the Atlantic League signed a recent “sweetheart lease” with the city of New Britain (CT), the message was loud and clear to the city of Bridgeport (CT), as the nine-year lease with the Bridgeport Bluefish (Indy Pro, Atlantic League) for the use of the Ballpark at Harbor Yard is set to expire in 2016.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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