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P-Nats to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of ‘The Mighty Ducks’ Saturday

The Potomac Nationals will be hosting “The Mighty Ducks 25th Anniversary Night” at Pfitzner Stadium on Saturday, July 22nd.  Film actor Matt Doherty, A.K.A. Lester Averman from The Mighty Ducks movie franchise, will throw out the first pitch and sign autographs.  Read more here.

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Next Stop for P-Nats

Now that a ballpark deal for the Potomac Nationals (Single-A, Carolina League) in Prince William County (VA) is apparently dead, where will the team go?  Owner Art Silber says he wants to keep the team in Northern Virginia. Loudoun County supervisor Ron Meyer reportedly said the team is more than welcome there.  Spotsylvania County is a possibility.  Arlington County is out, but Alexandria is a potential option.  Read more here.

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No Deal for P-Nats Ballpark, Silber to Explore Other Options

A proposed stadium deal that would have kept the Potomac Nationals (Single-A, Carolina League) in Prince William County (VA) has apparently fallen through, and Art Silber, the team’s owner, says he’ll start exploring other options.  Read more here and view renderings here.

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Chamber Throws Weight Behind New P-Nats Ballpark

Prince William County’s business community is throwing its support behind a proposed deal to bring a new, $35-million stadium for the Potomac Nationals (Single-A, Carolina League) to Woodbridge (VA).  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Grainger Stadium (Kinston, NC)

Joe Mock BaseballParksJoe Mock from BaseballParks.com recently visited Grainger Stadium, home of the Down East Wood Ducks (Single-A, Carolina League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Jim Perry Stadium (Buies Creek, NC)

Joe Mock BaseballParksJoe Mock from BaseballParks.com recently visited Jim Perry Stadium, the temporary home of the Buies Creek Astros (Single-A, Carolina League) until the soon-to-be-renamed franchise departs for their new digs in Fayetteville (NC).  Read more and view photos here.

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Fayetteville Narrows Name Choices to Five

After months of searching, the top-five choices for Fayetteville’s coming Minor League Baseball-affiliated team have been revealed. After more than 1,400 suggestions, the finalists are the Woodpeckers, Wood Dogs, Fatbacks, Fly Traps and Jumpers.  Read more here.  Submit your vote here.

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