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Wichita Counsel Votes Unanimously to Expand Bonding for New Ballpark

Texas League LogoMoving toward building a new ballpark and commercial district west of the Arkansas River, the Wichita (KS) City Council on Tuesday approved expanding a sales tax district to pay for public improvements.  Proponents hope to lure the San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League), which will need a new home if San Antonio builds a new stadium for a Triple-A club.  Read more here.

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City Sues Owners of Shuckers Over Ballpark Payments

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoThe honeymoon is apparently over after two seasons of minor league baseball, with the city filing a lawsuit today in Chancery Court against Biloxi Baseball and Overtime Sports Management, owners of the Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League).  Read more here.

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Former Ballpark Developer, City Headed Toward Dispute Mediation

Hartford Yard Goats LogoThe former developer of Dunkin’ Donuts Park and the city of Hartford may come together to resolve their dispute via mediation as work at the $71 million, publicly financed stadium has resumed under a different firm.  Read more here.

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‘Biscuit Lid’ Wins Design-a-Hat Contest

Montgomery Biscuits Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Montgomery Biscuits announced the winner of the Design a Hat Contest on Monday. Jesse Alkire, an artist based in Chicago, submitted the “Biscuit Lid” design which received an overwhelming amount of votes from across the country. Continue reading

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Thunder Announce 2017 Promotions

Trenton Thunder LogoPRESS RELEASE – The 2017 season promises to be a summer filled with family-friendly entertainment at ARM & HAMMER Park, and today the Thunder announced the first round of promotions for the upcoming season. Continue reading

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Rumble Ponies, Elected Officials Announce Stadium Upgrades

binghamton-rumble-ponies-logoPRESS RELEASE – Senator Fred Akshar, Binghamton Mayor Richard C. David, and Binghamton Rumble Ponies owner John Hughes today announced a $2.5 million NYSEG Stadium improvement project – the largest capital investment in the ballpark’s history. Continue reading

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Pignetti Promoted to Chief Director of Business Development

Reading Fightin Phills LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Reading Fightin Phils proudly announce the promotion of Anthony Pignetti to Chief Director of Business Development. The title of Chief Director expands a leadership role for Pignetti. Continue reading

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