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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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.
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.
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.
PRESS 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
While 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.
Will 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.
— Bull Durham Beer Co. (@BullDurhamBeer) April 15, 2015
PRESS RELEASE – The Durham Bulls have announced plans to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Launching the season-long celebration is the debut of a commemorative logo and voting for the All-DBAP Team. Continue reading
Some Fayetteville (NC) leaders would like to copy a few pages from Durham’s (NC) playbook when it comes to downtown revitalization, including building a new ballpark. As part of their exploratory efforts, officials visited the home of the Triple-A Durham Bulls (International League). Read more and watch news report here. Fayetteville currently hosts the successful summer collegiate Fayetteville SwampDogs (Coastal Plain League) at J.P. Riddle Stadium.
For its 20th season, the 21st-century Durham Bulls Athletic Park has received an extensive $20 million makeover, and fans and players alike will notice the improvements when the Bulls open defense of their IL championship against the Gwinnett Braves at 6:05 p.m. Thursday. Read more here. Watch the bull going strong here.
Despite the fact that the first Star Wars movie hit the screens in 1977, the brand is still a hot commodity in the baseball world, as at least three teams celebrate the iconic film in 2014 with Star Wars wear, including the Cincinnati Reds, Triple-A Durham Bulls (International League), and Single-A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (Midwest League).
The 2013 season of the Triple-A Durham Bulls (International League) was the 25th anniversary of the hit movie Bull Durham. To commemorate the movie and the historic franchise, the blog Bull City Summer chronicled all 72 home games at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Jordan G. Teicher from the Slate gives us a taste of the journey in words and photographs posted about the BCS project. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Durham Bulls have unveiled three new jerseys that will make up the storied franchise’s uniform set beginning in 2014. Reimagined home and road jerseys, along with a brand new alternate top, were revealed on the Bulls Instagram account after a series of sneak preview images were posted via the social media platform.
PRESS RELEASE – The International League Champion Durham Bulls have announced details of new videoboards that will be among the highlights of a $19 million renovation project at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Dallas, TX based TS Sports has been contracted to install three new state-of-the-art, HD displays that will provide better views of instant replays, in-game entertainment and game information. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The International League Champion Durham Bulls have announced they will sport redesigned uniforms for the 2014 season. Beginning Tuesday, November 12 at 4:00pm, fans can get sneak previews of the jerseys on the team’s Instagram account. Special glimpses of the reimagined uniform tops will be labeled with the #BullsReborn tag, which fans can follow leading up to the full Continue reading
The Durham (NC) City Council has renewed its agreement with the Triple-A Durham Bulls (International League) to lease and operate Durham Bulls Athletic Park, also known as the DBAP. The agreement with the Bulls extends until 2033, with two additional five-year options for renewal. Read more here.
The Triple-A Durham Bulls (International League) unveiled on Opening Day a trio of racing mascots in the likeness of the characters played by actors Kevin Costner, Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon in the movie “Bull Durham.” Read more and view photo here.
PRESS RELEASE – American Association and Can-Am League commissioner Miles Wolff will be inducted into the province of Quebec’s Baseball Hall of Fame during the Baseball Quebec annual meetings in Quebec City on Saturday, November 3. Continue reading
A number of Wilmington (NC) City Council members toured Durham Athletic Park, home of the Triple-A Durham Bulls (International League) on Friday to get a first-hand view of the stadium and talk with city leaders about their experiences with the team and ballpark. Read more here.
The Triple-A Durham Bulls (International League) have agreed to manage 1930s-vintage Durham Athletic Park from January 1, 2012 to August 31, 2012. This is a temporary deal put in place to keep the facility operating, after Minor League Baseball, the stadium’s current manager, decided to pull up stakes. Read more here.
MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill visits Durham Bulls Athletic Park, home of the storied Triple-A Durham Bulls (International League). Read more and view photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Durham Bulls in conjunction with the 82nd Airborne today announced plans for the 236th birthday of the United States Army to be celebrated at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Tuesday, June 14th at the Bulls game against the Norfolk Tides at 7:05 PM. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – “Play Ball” and “Let’s Go Bulls” are the usual phrases heard around the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. This year, we’re adding “Welcome to Moe’s” to the list. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Durham Bulls today released details of a new contest allowing the fans to create, select and win a season’s worth of a new food item at the concessions stands in the Durham Bulls Athletic Park this year. Continue reading
The Durham Bulls hosted the Toledo Mud Hens on Monday night at historic Durham Athletic Park, the Bulls’ home from 1926-1994. The teams also sported throwback jerseys from 1980s. The Bulls and the stadium became widely popular after the movie Bull Durham hit movie screens across the U.S. in 1988. The City of Durham has spent about $4 million renovating DAP. Read more here.