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Bristol Sox Change Name to Bristol Pirates

Bristol PiratesPRESS RELEASE – Bristol Baseball, Inc. has announced that Bristol’s team in the Appalachian League will officially be known as the Bristol Pirates. Continue reading

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Bristol White Sox Announce Affiliation with Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates PBristol Sox LogoPRESS RELEASE – Bristol Baseball, Inc. is proud to announce its affiliation with the Pittsburgh Pirates, effective immediately. Continue reading

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Impressions of a Ballpark Hunter: Surrealism in Bristol

Marc Viquez

For all intents and purposes, there should not be professional baseball played at DeVault Memorial Stadium-affiliated or independent. Just one look of this misfit structure makes you wonder how on earth minor league baseball is still prevalent in Bristol, Va., in the 21st century.  Although the ballpark may not be pleasing to the eye at first, one may need to use their Continue reading

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Appy West Tour Wraps Up in Bristol

Nate Hubbard from TriCities.com completes his tour of the five ballparks in the West Division of the Rookie Appalachian League with DeVault Memorial Stadium, home of the Bristol (VA) Sox.  Read more and view photos here.

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Local Group Ponies Up for Field Improvements

The not-for-profit Bristol Baseball organization has borrowed the money necessary to address over $100k in field drainage issues at Devault Memorial Stadium, home of the Appalachian League’s Bristol (VA) Sox.  This year is the final year of the contract with the Chicago White Sox, the rookie league organization’s parent club, and there is concern that if field challenges are not addressed, the team might not be back.  Read more here.

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