Baseball is still alive at the MiLB-departed Hoover Met. The top 150 Major League Baseball prospects for the East Coast will be coming to Hoover (AL) this summer, as East Coast Pro, a non-profit run by MLB scouts, will stage its annual scouting event at the Hoover Met Complex Aug. 1 through 4, 2018. Read more here. Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the heads up.
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PRESS RELEASE – The Jackson Generals have created an RFP (Request for Proposal) for the most unique opportunity of Stadium Naming Rights. The Generals play in a 6,000-seat stadium, currently known as The Ballpark at Jackson, that was built in 1998 and is located directly on Interstate 40 in Jackson, TN. Continue reading
The Birmingham Barons (Double-A, Southern League) will debut a new “Magic City” alternate jersey and cap during the upcoming 2018 season. Read more and view photos here. Thanks to John DeLeonard for the heads up.
The Trenton Thunder (Double-A, Eastern League) have revealed the first wave of giveaways and promotions for the 25th Season of Thunder baseball at Arm & Hammer Park. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
PRESS RELEASE – The Midland RockHounds today announced a partnership with Concho Resources, Inc., naming Concho the official title sponsor of the 2018 Texas League All-Star Game, which the club will host next June. Continue reading
Now that BallCorps, LLC owns the Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League), Madison (AL) is up to bat to claim the team. Monday, the city took its first swing at landing a the team by agreeing to spend just shy of $300,000 on an architectural firm and construction management expertise to work out some key details. Read more and watch news report here.
The second annual Christmas at FirstEnergy Stadium opened Friday and runs through Dec. 23. Organizers said they’re hoping to draw as many as 40,000 people from Berks and beyond for the event, which includes a live Nativity scene and local bands, pictures with Santa and plenty of other holiday staples. Read more here. Learn more details here.