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Thunder to Host 2018 Eastern League All-Star Classic

The Trenton Thunder (Double-A, Eastern League) will host the 2018 Eastern League All-Star Classic taking place at ARM & HAMMER Park on Tuesday, July 10 and Wednesday, July 11.  Read more here.

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The Future of Jackson’s Smith-Wills Stadium

The future of Smith-Wills Stadium is still up in the air, with Jackson (MS) city officials still undecided how to move forward with the property.  Last year, the city brought on Tim Bennett, owner of the Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League), to do an assessment of stadium and help determine its viability for tournaments and events.  Opening in 1975, a number of affiliated and independent clubs played at the ballpark over the years.  Read more here.

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‘What Could Have Been?’ Night Will Bring ‘Mountain Men’ to Manchester

PRESS RELEASE – The New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Double-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, will transform into the Mountain Men as part of a ‘What Could Have Been’ experience on Sunday, July 8.

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Chicken & Waffles, Irish Nachos Highlight Barons New Food Lineup

The Birmingham Barons (Double-A, Southern League) and Parkview Catering have introduced new concessions food & beverage items for the 2018 season including Chicken & Waffles and Irish Nachos.  Read more here.  Speaking of food, the Barons have also unveiled a specialty jersey for Aug. 25.

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SeaWolves to Celebrate Christmas in July as ‘SnowWolves’

The Erie SeaWolves (Double-A, Eastern League) will change their name to the “Erie SnowWolves” for a day to celebrate “Christmas in July” on Friday, July 27.  Brillion (WI)-based Ariens Company will be the presenting sponsor.   On this special occasion, the team will wear custom on-field jerseys and caps designed by Dan Simon of Louisville (KY)- based design firm Studio Simon.  The first 1,000 fans on July 27 will receive an Erie SnowWolves winter cap.  Read more here.  View press release here.

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City, Developer Reach Deal for Ballpark Infrastructure

City officials have negotiated terms with Town Madison developers that will help provide the infrastructure needed for a multi-use stadium.  The venue and infrastructure are key parts of the plan to bring the Mobile BayBears (Double-A, Southern League) to Madison (AL).  Read more here.

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Relocation of ABC HQ Could Free Up Land for New Squirrels Ballpark

The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) and the Department of General Services (DGS) have announced a preferred relocation site in Mechanicsville (VA).  ABC’s current location is across the street from The Diamond and could be the landing spot for a new baseball stadium for the Richmond Flying Squirrels (Double-A, Eastern League) and VCU.  Read more here.

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