Tag Archives: Double-A

Rumble Ponies Unveil 10 Design-A-Jersey Finalists

For the past month, the Binghamton Rumble Ponies (Double-A, Eastern League) have teamed up with McDonald’s and M&T Bank for the first ever Design-A-Jersey Contest.  Read more and vote here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Despite Hartford’s Ballpark Woes, Collateral DoNo Redevelopment Coming

Hartford’s shiny new minor league ballpark has dramatically transformed what for decades was a just barren stretch of land north of downtown. But the bigger prize is the redevelopment of the land around Dunkin’ Donuts Park into an urban neighborhood.  Read more here.

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Wingnuts Make Strategic Move to Support Construction of New Ballpark

The Wichita Wingnuts (Independent Professional, American Association) support the planned construction of a new baseball stadium in downtown Wichita (KS), even if it lures affiliated ball to town.  That said, the Wingnuts believe fans would support the team in a new ballpark.  According to Wingnuts co-owner Gary Austerman:

“The quality of [Double-A ball] is no better, that’s one thing.  I do think that the Wichita Wingnuts have tried to put the best level of baseball out there, and I think that’s been a little underappreciated.”

Read more here.

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Curve GM Gets Acclimated to New Job

Derek Martin took over as general manager of Altoona Curve (Double-A, Eastern League) in October, after being away from professional baseball for nearly a decade.  He  has spent the past few months acclimating to the new job, personally and professionally, and is getting ready for the Curve’s season beginning in three weeks.  Read more here.

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New Marquee and Digital Message Center Coming to The Diamond

PRESS RELEASE – The Richmond Flying Squirrels, Virginia Commonwealth University and Elephant Auto Insurance broke ground Tuesday afternoon on construction of a new marquee and digital message center outside The Diamond. Continue reading

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Former Developers of Hartford Ballpark Seeking $90 Million

Hartford Yard Goats LogoCenterplan Construction Co. and DoNo Hartford, the former developers of Dunkin’ Donuts Park, have amended a lawsuit against the city of Hartford (CT) and are now seeking more than $90 million.  Read more here.

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M-Braves Unveil Plans for New HD Video Board

Mississippi Braves LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Mississippi Braves, Double-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, unveiled plans to build a new high definition video board at Trustmark Park prior to the start of the 2017 season. Continue reading

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