The Long Island Ducks (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) celebrated 20 seasons of baseball Friday, and at least 10 more are on the way. As a capper to the pregame ceremony honoring the milestone before the Ducks faced the High Point Rockers at Bethpage Ballpark, team founder and CEO Frank Boulton signed a 10-year extension on the ballpark’s lease with Suffolk County. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.
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L.I. Ducks Awarded 2018 Atlantic League All-Star Game, Unveil Logo
PRESS RELEASE – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today announced that the 2018 Atlantic League All-Star Game will be hosted by the Long Island Ducks at Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip, N.Y. The decision was announced following the league Board of Directors meeting where the Ducks formally accepted the opportunity to host. Continue reading
Filed under Branding & Marketing, Conference & Events
Introducing: The “New” Bethpage Ballpark
PRESS RELEASE – On Wednesday evening, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, the Long Island Ducks and representatives from the Suffolk County Department of Public Works unveiled the team’s brand new LED field lighting system. Following the ceremonies, the Ducks took the field under the new lights for the very first time for the team’s final workout prior to the start of the 2017 season. Continue reading
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Ducks Complete Ballpark Field Makeover
PRESS RELEASE – The Long Island Ducks have announced the completion of a playing field makeover at Bethpage Ballpark, home of the Atlantic League club for 17 years. The natural grass field has been completely replaced for the first time since 2008 and will be on display for all to see on Opening Night in 2017. Continue reading
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Ducks Break Single Game Attendance Record
The 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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Ducks Introduce Unique ‘Trout Town Fan Can’ VIP Seating Area
PRESS RELEASE – The Long Island Ducks, along with Seating Solutions, a custom spectator seating company located in Commack (Long Island), N.Y., will be installing and introducing the “Fan Can”, the Ultimate VIP Fan Experience to fans of the Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic League at Bethpage Ballpark in 2015.
Long Island Ducks Stadium to Get New Roof
Suffolk County (NY) officials are expected to soon approve spending $600,000 for a new roof for Bethpage Ballpark, home of the indy pro Long Island Ducks (Atlantic League), which was damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The money would be drawn from the facility’s capital improvement fund. At least one elected official is confident funds spent would be recouped from FEMA. Read more here.
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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Bethpage Park (Central Islip, NY)
Ballpark Reviews visits Bethpage Ballpark (Central Islip, NY), home of the indy pro Atlantic League’s Long Island Ducks. View photos here.
Filed under Ballpark Visits
Ducks Park Has New Name
The Home for the Atlantic League’s Long Island Ducks is now Bethpage Ballpark. Bethpage Federal Credit Union reportedly paid $2.1 million to name the 10-year-old, 6,000-seat facility until 2020. Read more here.