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Long Island Ducks to Introduce ‘Duck Tail Ale’ in 2017

PRESS RELEASE – The Long Island Ducks today announced that the Atlantic League club is teaming up with local brewer, Great South Bay Brewery, to produce a private label craft brew dubbed “Duck Tail Ale”. The beer will be produced in Bay Shore at Great South Bay Brewery, delivered to Bethpage Ballpark by Long Island’s Clare Rose Distributors, Inc., and served cold to thirsty Ducks fans of age all season long. Continue reading

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Bridgeport Mayor Issues Ballpark RFP

Bridgeport Bluefish LogoBridgeport (CT) Mayor Joe Ganim is apparently playing hardball with the Bridgeport Bluefish (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) over the city’s baseball stadium.  On Wednesday, the city called for proposals “for professional sports team operator or an outdoor entertainment venue” for the ballpark.  Read more here.

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Revolution to Host World Record Attempt Opening Day

York Revolution New YPRESS RELEASE – O say can you see yourself setting a world record? The York Revolution will offer that opportunity to area musicians on Opening Day of the 2017 season. Continue reading

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Atlantic League Unveils 20th Anniversary Logo

Atlantic League LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today unveiled a brand new logo to celebrate the league’s 20th Anniversary Season in 2017. The logo will be featured on team communications, apparel, merchandise and equipment throughout the course of the year. Continue reading

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Former NFL QB Joe Theisman Helps to Revive Baseball Talks in Loudoun County

Atlantic League LogoFresh attempts to bring minor league baseball to Loudoun appear to be gathering momentum. A new group, which includes former Redskins quarterback Joe Theisman is lending its support to the plans, which could finally see a stadium built in the county.  Read more here.  Are we still talking about an Atlantic League (Independent Professional) franchise?  It’s not clear.

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New Britain Bees Announce New GM

New Britain Bees Logo w BeePRESS RELEASE – The New Britain Bees have announced the hiring of veteran minor league baseball executive Gerry Berthiaume as the team’s new general manager. Berthiaume brings over 15 years of successful minor league operating experience in the New Britain market to the Bees and begins work January 23, as current GM Pat Day steps down to pursue new career opportunities. Continue reading

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Bridgeport Council to Consider One-Year Ballpark Lease Extension

Bridgeport Blue Fish LogoThe Bridgeport (CT) City Council’s Contracts Committee unanimously approved a temporary deal allowing the Bridgeport Bluefish (Independent Professional, Atlantic League), whose contract with the city expired in September, to play ball at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard through the 2017 season — the team’s 20th.  Read more here.

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