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Lookouts Announce FSG Bank as Presenting Sponsor, Ballpark Improvements on Way

Chattanooga Lookouts LogoPRESS RELEASE – Today, the Chattanooga Lookouts introduced FSG Bank as their Presenting Partner for the 2015-2017 seasons. This multi-year partnership joins together two of Chattanooga’s hometown community businesses. Continue reading

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Shuckers, City Agree to Deal to Speed Ballpark Construction

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoThe Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League) and Overtime Sports will kick in at least $925,000 in upgrades to the minor league baseball stadium to hurry its construction.  In exchange, the city will forego the $2 surcharge on ticket sales in 2015 and 2016 for the first 231,250 tickets sold.  Read more and view photos here.

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It’s the ‘Hartford Yard Goats’

Hartford BaseballThe ownership of the relocating New Britain Rock Cats (Double-A, Eastern League) announced at a press conference Wednesday that the team will be renamed the Yard Goats when it moves to a new stadium in 13 months.  Yard Goats was chosen from a final list of five, beating out Hedgehogs, Praying Mantis, River Hogs and Whirlybirds.  Read more and view photo here.  Go to HartfordYardGoats.com here.

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Shockoe Bottom Ballpark Opponents to Push Alternative Plan

Richmond Flying SquirrelsOpponents of the proposed ballpark in Shockoe Bottom for the Richmond Flying Squirrels (Double-A, Eastern League) are planning a series of public meetings this month to develop an alternative proposal that can be formally presented to the city.  Read more here.

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Riders to host ‘Full House’ Theme Night with Uncle Joey Visit and Special Unis

Frisco RoughRiders New Full Teddy LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, will pay homage to one of television’s classic 1990s shows on Friday, June 12 when the team hosts a “Full House” theme night at Dr Pepper Ballpark. The team will wear special uniforms for its home game against the San Antonio Missions and actor Dave Coulier, who played “Uncle Joey” on the hit show, will be on hand Continue reading

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Dorothy/Wizard of Oz-Themed Jerseys Highlight Generals’ 2015 Promo Schedule

Jackson Generals LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Jackson Generals released their 2015 promotional schedule on Friday with a plethora of fun nights for fans at the Ballpark at Jackson this season. A brand-new Wizard of Oz Night (May 15), an appearance by Duck Commander and A&E Duck Dynasty’s Jep Robertson on Duck Dynasty Night (July 11) and a Jabari Greer Bobblehead Giveaway (May 1) highlight a season of fun in West Tennessee. Continue reading

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Hartford Baseball Narrows Name Choices from 10 to Five

Hartford BaseballOver the past week, more than 35,000 ballots were submitted on the website www.hartfordplaysball2016.com as fans had the opportunity to pick their top three name choices out of 10 provided for the relocating New Britain Rock Cats (Double-A, Eastern League).  The remaining five possible names are listed alphabetically below: Continue reading

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