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Bulls to be ‘Lollygaggers’ for One Night

In honor of one of sport’s cinema’s most iconic scenes, the Durham Bulls (Triple-A, International League) will rebrand for one night only as the Durham Lollygaggers.  On June 14th, 31 years after the release of the Bull Durham movie, the team will take the field in specially-designed jerseys and hats to commemorate a scene still mentioned across pop culture today.  Read more here.

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Bulls’ Introduce New Victory Garden, Indulgence Still a Ballpark Staple

The crack of the bat at Durham Bulls’ (Triple-A, International League) ballpark is a welcome sign of spring, but the start of baseball season is also the start of the growing season for fruits and vegetables.  The Bulls’ new Victory Garden combines the two forces for a dual-pronged purpose.  Read more here.  For the fan looking for hearty and crazy ballpark eats, the Bulls have that too.  Read more and view photos here.

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Bulls Unveil New Uniforms, Alternative Logo for 2018 Season

Coming off a Triple-A National Championship, the Durham Bulls are in for a fresh look.  For the 2018 season the team will don new home, road and alternate uniforms, hearkening back to organization’s style of the mid-2000s, but also featuring a new logo.  Read and see more here.  Shop new gear here.

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Capitol Broadcasting Company Buys Salamanders

Capitol Broadcasting Company Inc. has purchased the Holly Springs Salamanders (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League).  The Salamanders, which were owned by league co-founder Jerry Pettit, join the Durham Bulls (Triple-A, International League) as CBC-owned baseball properties.  Read more here.

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Bulls to Open Ballpark Today for Pokémon Go Users

Durham Bulls LogoPRESS RELEASE – Durham Bulls Athletic Park will host fans to play Pokémon Go on Tuesday, July 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. In light of the booming popularity of the app, gamers will be granted access to the renowned stadium’s playing surface and stands by purchasing a $5 ticket, with all proceeds benefiting Second Chance Pet Adoptions. Continue reading

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Atlantic League Exploring Raleigh (NC)

Atlantic League LogoWhile talks are in the infancy stage, the Atlantic League (Indy Pro) is exploring Raleigh (NC) as a home for a future expansion franchise.  Read more here.  While it might be tough competing against the storied Durham Bulls (Triple-A, International League) 30 miles away in Durham (pop. 245,745), Raleigh (pop. 431,746) is big enough to flex its own muscles.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Talking Craft Beers at Triangle Sports Venues

Durham Bull Bull Durham Beer CompanyWill Doran from the News & Observer takes a look at craft brews at sports venues in the Triangle area of North Carolina, including two produced by Bull Durham Beer Co. actually located on site at Bull Durham Athletic Park, home of the Durham Bulls (Triple-A, International League).  Read more here.  Read original MiLB.com report here.

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