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Shuckers Unveil 2019 Southern League All-Star Game Logo

PRESS RELEASE – At a press conference on Wednesday, the Biloxi Shuckers revealed the official logo for the 2019 Southern League All-Star Game. The Shuckers will host the Southern League’s annual All-Star Festivities on June 17 and 18 at MGM Park.

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Bennett Sues Shuckers

Tim Bennett is suing the owner of the Biloxi Shuckers, Biloxi Baseball LLC, and managing member Ken Young over access to the stadium and money Bennett says he is owed.  Young called the allegations in the lawsuit “baseless.”  Read more and watch news report here.  Read back story here.

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City Sues Owners of Shuckers Over Ballpark Payments

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoThe honeymoon is apparently over after two seasons of minor league baseball, with the city filing a lawsuit today in Chancery Court against Biloxi Baseball and Overtime Sports Management, owners of the Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League).  Read more here.

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Shuckers Announce Additions to Front Office Staff

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Biloxi Shuckers, Double-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, are pleased to announce new additions to the organization’s full-time front office staff. Continue reading

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Biloxi Makes Final Ballpark Payment

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoThe Biloxi City Council approved what should be the final payment related to the construction of MGM Park, home of the Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League).  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: MGM Park (Biloxi, MS)

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoGraham Knight from BaseballPilgrimages.com recently visited MGM Park, the new home of the Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: MGM Park (Biloxi, MS)

Charlies Ballparks PageBiloxi Shuckers Primary LogoCharles O’Reilly from CharliesBallparks.com recently visited MGM Park (40 photos), the new home of the Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League).  View photo gallery here.

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ESPN Releases Digital Documentary on Shuckers Season Entitled ‘Home’

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE –  On Monday, The Worldwide Leader In Sports, ESPN, released a new groundbreaking digital documentary on the Biloxi Shuckers epic road trip and journey to MGM Park. The piece takes sports fans around the world “on the road” with the Shuckers, as the club claimed a first half championship in the Southern League and won its Inaugural Game at MGM Park on June 6. The feature can be found Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: MGM Park (Biloxi, MS)

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoMLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited MGM Park, home of the Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Shuckers Open New Ballpark

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoThe on, off, and on again June 6 opening of the new MGM Park became a reality Saturday night, as the Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League) kicked off their inaugural home stand in front of a sellout crowd of 5,095.  Read more here.  View photo gallery here.

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Opening of MGM Park Back to June 6

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoForget the delayed Aug. 4 opening of MGM Park reported a couple days ago.  An agreement has been reached for the Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League) to play their first home game against the Mobile Bay Bears on June 6, as previously planned.  Read more here.

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Biloxi Ballpark Opening Delayed

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoThe Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League) won’t be moving into MGM Park as expected on June 6 due to construction delays. Instead, the team will remain on the road until the City of Biloxi and its partner, Yates Construction, can finish the job.  Both the club and city are hopeful the ballpark can open by Aug. 4 or sooner.  Read more and view photo here.

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Racing Toward the Ballpark Finish Line

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoWork crews have started putting seats in the bowl of the Biloxi Shuckers’ (Double-A, Southern League) stadium along with drainage in the outfield and are laying out the bases. Next will be the soil, and officials are hoping grass can go down in about 30 days.  Read more here.  In other news, the Shuckers have selected Ovations Food Services as the team’s concessionaire.  Read more here.

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Shuckers, City Agree to Deal to Speed Ballpark Construction

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoThe Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League) and Overtime Sports will kick in at least $925,000 in upgrades to the minor league baseball stadium to hurry its construction.  In exchange, the city will forego the $2 surcharge on ticket sales in 2015 and 2016 for the first 231,250 tickets sold.  Read more and view photos here.

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Another $1 Million to Open New Biloxi Ballpark in April

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoThe City of Biloxi (MS) has one week to decide where the Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League) will open the 2015 baseball season.  If city leaders want the first home game to be played at MGM Park, and avoid a penalty of $10,000 for each game the Shuckers are forced to play elsewhere, it will cost another $1 million.  Read more here.

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Schuckers to Play at Least 15 Games in Huntsville

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoAs everyone expected, the final departure of minor league baseball from Huntsville (AL) has been delayed, as the Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League), formerly the Huntsville Stars, will play at least 15 home games at Joe W. Davis Stadium this summer, as work on the new MGM Park in Biloxi (MS) continues.  Read more here.

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Biloxi Hires Event Planner for New Ballpark

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoThe city of Biloxi (MS) has hired Cliff Kirkland to plan non-baseball events at the new MGM Park, the new ballpark under construction for the Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League).  Under the terms of the contract with the Shuckers and the Beau Rivage, the city is allowed to hold 10 events in the stadium each year.  Kirkland is currently director of the Main Street Association in Biloxi.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Voice of Generals Moves On to Shuckers

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoJackson Generals LogoPRESS RELEASE – Chris Harris, the radio broadcast voice of the Generals since 2009 has accepted the position of Director of Media Relations and Broadcasting with the new Biloxi Shuckers (MIL) franchise of the Southern League. Harris was the Generals’ Manager of Media Relations and Broadcasting from 2009-14 and promoted to VP of Communications Continue reading

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Shuckers to Pay for High-Tech Video Boards, Better Seating

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoThe Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League) will pay for two high-tech video boards at the new baseball stadium, and will pick up the price of beverage holders and more-comfortable seats.  Read more here.

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The Joe Appears Slated for Demolition, Christmas Eve Celebration Brings Joy to the Ballpark

Huntsville Stars LogoNow that the Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League) will be relocating to a new ballpark in Biloxi (MS) as the rebranded Biloxi Shuckers, demolition of 30-year-old Joe Davis Stadium, the current home of the Stars/Shuckers, could occur late in 2015.  The site is the target location for an indoor athletic complex to serve as anchor for the north end of the ongoing John Hunt Park redevelopment. Continue reading

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Biloxi Stadium Taking Shape

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoThe first section of the seating bowl at MGM Park was set in place Monday, marking a major step in the construction of Biloxi’s downtown baseball stadium being built for the Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Ballpark Contruction Updates: Biloxi Shuckers and West Virginia Black Bears

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoNew York-Penn League LogoThe new baseball stadiums under construction for the Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League) and Single-A West Virginia Black Bears (New York-Penn League) are looking good.  Read more and watch news report about Biloxi’s park here.  Read more and view news report about Morgantown’s park here.

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It’s the ‘Biloxi Shuckers’

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoThe relocating Double-A Huntsville Star (Southern League) will be known as the Biloxi Shuckers when the team begins to play at MGM Park currently under construction in downtown Biloxi (MS).  The team name, logos and uniforms were unveiled at an event Monday evening.  Read more here.

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