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Bristol (TN) Approves Funding for Ballpark Study

Bristol Pirates New Alternative LogoA resolution to fund a $35,000 study to determine if Bristol needs a new Minor League baseball stadium for the Bristol Pirates (Rookie, Appalachian League) on the Tennessee side of town was approved by City Council Tuesday night.  The Virginia side of town currently hosts the team at Boyce Cox Field at DeVault Memorial Stadium.  Read more here.

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Impressions of a Ballpark Hunter: Surrealism in Bristol

Marc Viquez

For all intents and purposes, there should not be professional baseball played at DeVault Memorial Stadium-affiliated or independent. Just one look of this misfit structure makes you wonder how on earth minor league baseball is still prevalent in Bristol, Va., in the 21st century.  Although the ballpark may not be pleasing to the eye at first, one may need to use their Continue reading

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Appy West Tour Wraps Up in Bristol

Nate Hubbard from TriCities.com completes his tour of the five ballparks in the West Division of the Rookie Appalachian League with DeVault Memorial Stadium, home of the Bristol (VA) Sox.  Read more and view photos here.

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