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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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.
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.”
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.
Centerplan 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.