PRESS RELEASE – The Dayton Dragons and Day Air Credit Union today announced a 10-year partnership providing stadium naming rights through 2029. Beginning today, the facility will be named Day Air Ballpark. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
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PRESS RELEASE – Dayton Dragons President & General Manager Robert Murphy has been selected as the 2018 Minor League Baseball Executive of the Year by Baseball America, the industry trade publication. The award is presented annually to one individual from among all executives in 16 leagues and 190 teams across Minor League Baseball.
PRESS RELEASE – The Dayton Dragons today are pleased to announce a reinvention of the group seating section known as the “Dragons Lair” – located in left field – into a new and improved hospitality section at Fifth Third Field. The new Dragons Lair experience will feature newly-designed flooring, furniture, and amenities with an all-inclusive ticket that includes a ballpark buffet and souvenirs. Continue reading
MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Fifth Third Field, home of the Single-A Dayton Dragons (Midwest League). Read more and view photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – Palisades Arcadia Baseball LLC has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the Dayton Dragons franchise – the Single-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds – from Mandalay Baseball Properties LLC. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Dayton Dragons Professional Baseball Club will celebrate the 1,000th consecutive sell-out on Saturday, May 10 when the Dragons host the Fort Wayne TinCaps at 7:05 p.m. at Fifth Third Field. The Dragons broke the all-time North American record for consecutive sold-out dates on July 9, 2011 when they reached their 815th Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Dayton Dragons announced today that a complete renovation of Fifth Third Field luxury suites is currently underway. Dragons President Robert Murphy made the announcement in a news conference at the ballpark. Continue reading
A new $36 million mixed-use development with office, retail and housing is planned for downtown Dayton in the area of the original Ballpark Village near Fifth Third Field, home of the Single-A Dayton Dragons (Midwest League). Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
Seaport Capital LLC has retained Game Plan LLC to sell its majority share of Mandalay Baseball Properties, which owns the Triple-A Oklahoma RedHawks (Pacific Coast League), Double-A Erie SeaWolves (Eastern League), Double-A Frisco RoughRiders (Texas League), Single-A Dayton Dragons (Midwest League) and half of the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders (International League Continue reading
The highly successful Single-A Dayton Dragons (Midwest League) are serving as a model for other sports teams in the Dayton (OH) market, including the Dayton Demonz (Federal Hockey League), Dutch Lions (United Soccer League Professional Division), and Dayton Sharks (Continental Indoor Football League). Read more here. For team history and a little braggin’ on the Dragons, read this story here.
PRESS RELEASE – Dayton, Ohio-Minor League Baseball™ announced today that the Dayton Dragons have been selected as the 2012 winner of the John H. Johnson President’s Award. The Dragons will receive their award at the annual Baseball Winter Meetings™ Banquet on Thursday, December 6 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Dayton Dragons and Cincinnati Reds today jointly announced a four-year extension of their Player Development Contract. The agreement guarantees the affiliation between the Dragons and Reds through the 2016 baseball season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The 49th annual Midwest League All-Star Game will be played at Fifth Third Field in Dayton on June 18, 2013. The announcement was made jointly today by the Dayton Dragons and Midwest League President George Spelius. Continue reading
Shelby Seben from the StarNewsOnline.com takes a in-depth look at the highly successful Single-A Dayton Dragons (Midwest League) operated by Mandalay Baseball Properties as a example of what fans might expect in Wilmington (NC), if a new stadium is built for relocated Single-A Carolina League club that would also be operated by Mandalay Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Professional Sports Catering, LLC, (PSC) in conjunction with Mandalay Baseball Properties, announced today that PSC will manage the food and beverage operation at Fifth Third Field, home of the Dayton Dragons (Midwest League, A Affiliate, Cincinnati Reds). Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Dayton Dragons are completing the process of reconstructing the playing surface, drainage, and irrigation system at Fifth Third Field. The project will result in improved playability and aesthetics and faster drainage of excess water. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Dayton Dragons have begun the reconstruction of the playing surface at Fifth Third Field, a month-long project that will result in improved drainage, playability, and aesthetics. Continue reading
New York Times columnist George Vecsey takes a look at the business operations of the Triple-A Dayton Dragons, which are expected to reach 815 consecutive sell-out games on Saturday night to surpass the national sports record held by the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers (1977-1995). Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The third annual Great American Beer Tasting is taking place at Fifth Third Field on Saturday, July 31 from 2pm – 6pm. The event will feature more than 60 beers to sample from, click here for a listing, plenty of raffle prizes, live music by 24Seven, great food and more. Continue reading