Tag Archives: Coastal Plain League

Hot off the Griddle — It’s the Lexington County Pancakes!

PRESS RELEASE – The Lexington County Blowfish Baseball Club announced today that on Friday, June 8, the Blowfish will become the Lexington County Pancakes when the club takes on the Macon Bacon, the newest team in the Coastal Plain League.

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Stars, Stripes and a Dog

PRESS RELEASE – 2018 will be a very colorful, star-studded and patriotic theme that will dominate the summer at Lexington County Baseball Stadium. Continue reading

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Blowfish Announce Front Office Promotions

PRESS RELEASE – The Blowfish announced today that Brian Larkin has been promoted to Vice-President of Shanahan & Company Sports Management/Blowfish Baseball and Theo Bacot has been named the new General Manager of the Lexington County Blowfish Baseball Club. Continue reading

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Luther Williams Field Renovations Underway

More than 100 community members and officials attended the groundbreaking ceremony at Luther Williams Field on Monday, signaling the start of renovations of the historic venue in Central City Park.  When the new Macon Bacon (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League) take the field next summer, fans will be able to enjoy a ballpark with old charm and updated features.  Read more here.

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Capitol Broadcasting Company Buys Salamanders

Capitol Broadcasting Company Inc. has purchased the Holly Springs Salamanders (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League).  The Salamanders, which were owned by league co-founder Jerry Pettit, join the Durham Bulls (Triple-A, International League) as CBC-owned baseball properties.  Read more here.

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It’s the ‘Macon Bacon’

The new Coastal Plain League (Summer Collegiate) franchise in Macon (GA) will be known as the Macon Bacon.  The team’s name, logo and uniforms were unveiled today.  Watch reveal here.  See unis here.

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Luther Williams Field Renovations Detailed, Work Begins in October

Bibb County (GA) leaders took a tour of historic Luther Williams Field Thursday to see the new plans for their $2.5 million renovations.  The project will update 10 areas in the stadium, starting at the entrance. There will be more than 30 places to buy food, souvenirs, and more, and a 2,000-square-foot beer garden will offer local brews.  Read more and watch news report hereView renderings here.

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