Tag Archives: Atlantic League

Bridgeport Looks at Ticket Tax to Help Fund City Needs

Bridgeport Bluefish LogoBridgeport (CT) officials — including Mayor Joe Ganim — reportedly want to raise additional revenue for the city by taking advantage of a new state law enabling them to tack a maximum 5 percent surcharge on tickets to events at the Webster Bank Arena and the Harbor Yard ballpark, home of the Bridgeport Bluefish (Independent Professional, Atlantic League).  Read more here.

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All About the Skeeters’ Foodservice Operators

Sugar Land Skeeters PrimaryGreg Hernandez, general manager of hospitality services, and Tait Guthrie, executive chef, manage the food service for the Sugar Land Skeeters at Constellation Field, home of the Sugar Land Skeeters (Independent Professional, Atlantic League).  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Patriots to Host 2017 All-Star-Game, Will Also Celebrate 20th Anniversary

Somerset PatriotsPRESS RELEASE – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has announced that the 2017 Atlantic League All-Star Game will be hosted by the Somerset Patriots at TD Bank Ballpark. Continue reading

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Ducks Break Single Game Attendance Record

Long Island Ducks LogoThe Long Island Ducks (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) defeated the Sugar Land Skeeters 5-2 on Sunday night before a past-capacity crowd of 7,602 at Bethpage Ballpark, the largest single game attendance in franchise history.  Read more here.

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Atlantic League Unveils 2016 All-Star Game Uniforms

Lancaster Barnstormers 2016 AL All-Star GamePRESS RELEASE – Imagine a sunny summer morning on one of the many farms that comprise Lancaster County. Picture a rising sun glistening behind the bright red barn. Continue reading

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Atlantic League’s Texas Expansion Heating Up?

Atlantic League LogoThe Sugar Land Skeeters may lower their travel expenses in 2018, as the independent professional Atlantic League would like to add three more teams in Texas.  League officials are reportedly in active discussions with five potential ownership groups and expect the circuit to meet its 2018 expansion goal.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Bader Field Back on the Auction Block

Atlantic City SurfAtlantic City (NJ) is putting Bader Field back on the auction block as it continues to look for potential revenue sources to help close a $100 million budget deficit and fend off a state takeover.  In addition to the old airport, the location is home of The Sandcastle, the former home of the Atlantic City Surf (Independent Professional, Atlantic League/Can-Am League).  Read more and view aerial photos here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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