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New Development Planned Near Dayton Ballpark

Dayton Dragons LogoA 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.

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Mandalay Baseball Properties for Sale

Minor League Baseball LogoSeaport 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

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Dayton Dragons: A Model Franchise for Other Local Teams

Dayton Dragons LogoThe 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.

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Dragons Awarded Minor League Baseball’s Top Honor

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

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Dragons, Reds, Extend PDC

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

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Dragons Land 2013 Midwest League All-Star Game, Logo Unveiled

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

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Dayton a Model for Wilmington?

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

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