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MiLB.com’s Ben Hill Reviews Favorite Minor League Logos

After covering everything from food to mascots to people to ballparks to views to stadium features, today the “Ben’s Best” article series concludes with one of Minor League Baseball’s most frequent conversation topics: logos.  Read more here.

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Best MiLB Ballpark Features

MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a look at the best unique ballpark features at each level of Minor League Baseball.  Read more and view photos here.

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Benjamin Hill Shares Favorite MiLB Food Items for Each Level of Play

MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a look at his favorite ballpark foods at each level of Minor League Baseball during the 2018 season.  Read more and view photos here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: MiLB.com’s Benjamin Hill Wraps Up Midwest Ballpark Tour

MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill has posted on his blog over 5,000 words and numerous photos of his recent tour of five ballparks in the Midwest, including the homes of the Lake County Captains (Single-A, Midwest League) (Story 1 and Story 2), Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League) and the 2018 Midwest League All-Star Game, Fort Wayne TinCaps (Single-A, Midwest League), Toledo Mud Hens (Triple-A, International League), and  Mahoning Valley Scrappers (Single-A, New York-Penn League).

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This Week’s ‘Promo Preview’ – 2018 Season Preview

MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a look at the upcoming best promotions for the 2018 season in affiliated ball, including promos across the minor-league landscape celebrating the 25th anniversary of The Sandlot movie, four teams giving NASA some love, and five teams taking on temporary names to pay tribute to popular regional food items.  Read more here.

“The Beast” bobblehead on Aug. 20, Richmond Flying Squirrels

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Mistaken Identities in the Minors

MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a look at the numerous instances of customers who mistake a minor league team for some other entity, like the West Virginia Power (Single-A, South Atlantic League) being confused for an actual power company.  Read more here.  At BallparkBiz.com, people confuse us for actual team front offices all the time.  It’s really puzzling.  If you know how to use the Internet, it shouldn’t be that difficult to figure out.

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MiLB Teams in ‘Path of Totality’ Prepare to Capitalize on Solar Eclipse Monday

On Monday, the United States will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years. The ideal place to watch this phenomenon, in which the moon will obscure the sun and turn day into night, is from within the 67-mile-wide strip of near-total darkness known as the “path of totality.” Read more here.

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