PRESS RELEASE – This Saturday marks the 75th anniversary of the commissioning of the USS Lexington CV-16. To commemorate the occasion, your Hooks will defend Whataburger Field as the Corpus Christi Blue Ghosts June 21-23, team general manager Wes Weigle announced Thursday.
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PRESS RELEASE – The Hooks’ first tribute to Dia de los Muertos – Dia de los Hooks – kicks off with new-look team merchandise at Hook, Line & Sinker this evening at 6:05, when Whataburger Field gates open in advance of a 7:05 start vs. Midland. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – After 11 years of Hooks baseball and 12 years after the construction of Whataburger Field began, the Ballpark by the Bay’s playing surface received a makeover. In conjunction with Ryan Sanders Sports Turf Services, Landscapes Unlimited and King Ranch Turf Grass, the Hooks’ grounds crew drew one step closer to completing a resurfacing Wednesday when it laid new sod across the field. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Corpus Christi Hooks Baseball Club announced Tuesday a partnership with CITGO as presenting sponsor of the 2015 Texas League All-Star Game. Continue reading
MLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Whataburger Field, home of the Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks (Texas League). Read more and view photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – Pay no attention to the weather. The “interschool games” portion of the University Interscholastic League’s high school baseball calendar begins Monday, with all area teams opening by Thursday the 20th. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Hooks President Ken Schrom announced the following front-office promotions and hires Tuesday: Continue reading
Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan, who already owns the Triple-A Round Rock Express (Pacific Coast League) and Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks (Texas League) as part of Ryan-Sanders Entertainment, is believed to be negotiating through Beacon Sports Capital Partners to own a minority stake in the Double-A Eastern League franchise expected to set up shop in Ottawa (ON) in 2014. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Ryan Sanders Baseball officials announced today that they have reached a tentative agreement with the City of Corpus Christi that would extend the current stadium lease an additional 15 years and keep the Corpus Christi Hooks Double-A professional baseball club in Corpus Christi through 2035. Continue reading
Gavin Spittle from Sport Radio 610 in Houston has put together his list of “Awesome Sports Logos You May Have Never Seen.” Baseball logos making the list include the Modesto Nuts, Lansing Lugnuts, Montgomery Biscuits, defunct Joliet Jackhammers, Brockton Rox, Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide, and Corpus Christi Hooks. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the story.
PRESS RELEASE – Do you like to take a relaxing rock on the porch and watch Hooks Baseball? You can do both at the same time and have dinner, too… all for one low price. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Twenty-eight giveaways. Four Saturday postgame concerts. Thirteen fireworks displays. Five special-edition jerseys. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Tickets are on sale now for the history-making Major League Soccer match between the Houston Dynamo and 2010 MLS Cup finalist FC Dallas. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – It’ll be another two and a half months before the Corpus Christi Hooks begin the home portion of their 2011 schedule. The Hooks, Tulsa Drillers and their audience celebrate the return of Texas League Baseball to Whataburger Field with a Stripes Thirsty Thursday on April 14 at 7:05. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Your Corpus Christi Hooks and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders are teaming up to present the best in College Baseball at Whataburger Field. Here’s the scoop: Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Ryan-Sanders Baseball’s Corpus Christi Hooks have been recognized as the 2010 Bob Freitas “Organization of the Year” for Double-A Baseball. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The steer “Shotgun” brands Ziegfest 2010 as a truly Texan event with a free photograph session October 2 at Whataburger Field. Continue reading
The purchase of the Texas Rangers by the ownership group led by Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan and Pittsburgh attorney Chuck Greenberg could flip the affiliation of the Ryan-owned Triple-A Round Rock Express from the Houston Astros to the Rangers, and Triple-A Oklahoma Redhawks from the Rangers to the…? The Ryan-owned Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks are also an affiliate of the Astros. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Your Corpus Christi Hooks return from a quick trip to Midland for Saturday through Tuesday action vs. San Antonio at Whataburger Field.Don’t blink or turn around twice or undertake any other time-consuming activities, or you’ll miss them. The only other Hooks home action this month? May 21-24 against the RockHounds. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Ryan-Sanders Baseball announced Wednesday a partnership with Sodexo, Inc., to serve as concessionaire at Whataburger Field and The Dell Diamond. A leader in food and facility management, Sodexo has more than 6,000 clients throughout North America. Headquartered in Gaithersburg, Md., Sodexo serves more than 10 million customers daily. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Whataburger Field, home of the Corpus Christi Hooks, has been recognized as the Professional Baseball Field of the Year by the Sports Turf Managers Association. The honor is a first in the five-year history of the facility. The STMA’s Field of the Year program began in 1992. Continue reading