Tag Archives: Carolina League

Daktronics Provides Videoboard for Woodpeckers New Ballpark

Daktronics of Brookings (SD) has partnered with the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Single-A, Carolina League) to design, manufacture and install a new LED video board at their minor league ballpark in Fayetteville (NC).  The installation took place late in the fall of 2018 to be ready for the 2019 baseball season.  Read more here.

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Fredericksburg Baseball Reaches 1,000-Seat Reservation Milestone

Fredericksburg Baseball kicked off sales of season tickets on December 1 with its “Founders Club” event held in historic Market Square.  As of yesterday, the 1,000th seat reservation milestone was reached.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Beam Signing in Fayetteville

Residents said they felt they were a part of history last week, as they used a silver metallic Sharpie to pen their names onto the last beam that will be installed in the new Fayetteville Woodpeckers baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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Dash Named Freitas Award Winner by Baseball America

Following a banner 2018 season, during which the Dash led all High-A teams in attendance and topped the Carolina League in wins, the Winston-Salem franchise has been honored as the Class A recipient of the Bob Freitas Award, recognizing the top overall operation at each level of the Minor Leagues by Baseball America.  Read more here.

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Fredericksburg Approves Ballpark Plan

The Fredericksburg (VA) City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the development and shared use agreement with Potomac Baseball, LLC for the planned $35 million, multipurpose stadium in Celebrate Virginia South, as well as several related amendments, agreements and ordinances.  Read more here.

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It’s the ‘Fayetteville Woodpeckers’

The new minor league baseball team in Fayetteville (NC) will officially be known as the Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Single-A, Carolina League).  The new team name was announced Sunday, after more than 1,000 people voted on the name.  The Woodpeckers will play in their newly built $37.8 million stadium in 2019.  Read more and watch news report here.  Watch video here.  Buy merchandise here.

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Cubs, Pelicans Extend PDC

PRESS RELEASE – The Chicago Cubs today announced the organization has agreed on a two-year Player Development Contract extension with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans through the 2022 season. The announcement also included extensions for Triple-A Iowa, Double-A Tennessee, and Single-A South Bend. Single-A Eugene signed a four-year extension through 2022, announced this past August.

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