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Eastern League Prez Issues Hartford Ultimatum

Hartford Yard Goats Logo Eastern League President Joe McEachern on Thursday raised the possibility that the league will move its team from Hartford (CT)  if Dunkin’ Donuts Park is not ready for the 2017 season.  Read more here.  Now, we have no doubt that affiliated minor league ball will be in Hartford (CT), even if it takes five years to finish Dunkin’ Donuts Park, but we get the need to drive the screws.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Park Construction Could Resume Soon

Hartford Yard Goats LogoJonathan O’Neil Cole of Pendulum is ready to go back to work at Dunkin’ Donuts Park.  Cole, the stadium’s architect, is a key player in having construction begin again.  Cole said it’s possible construction could resume in early September.  Read more here.

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Work to Complete Dunkin’ Donuts Park Could Resume this Week

Hartford Yard Goats LogoThe city of Hartford (CT) Tuesday said it has agreed to pay the architect for Dunkin’ Donuts Park more than $245,000 for work previously done on the minor league baseball stadium, clearing the way for the company to resume operations on the long-stalled project.  Read more here.

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Fired Ballpark Developer Sues Goats Too

Hartford Yard Goats LogoThe fired developers of Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford (CT) are suing the owner of the team that is someday expected to play its home games there, alleging interference with contractual relationships and violation of state unfair trade practices.  Read more here.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Park Won’t Debut in 2016

Hartford Yard Goats LogoIt seems insane that a new ballpark that was so close to completion in May won’t open at all this season, but that is exactly how it will go down for Dunkin’ Donuts Park and the homeless Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League).  Read more here and here.

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The (David) Bowie Baysox for One Night

Bowie Baysox LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Bowie Baysox today announce that for one night only, the team has made the historic decision to change its name to the Bowie Baysox to honor legendary rock-star David Bowie, who passed away earlier this year. The Bowie Baysox David Bowie Tribute Event will be held Friday, July 22 as the team takes on the Erie SeaWolves at Prince George’s Stadium at 7:05 p.m. Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Canal Park (Akron, OH)

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryGraham Knight from BaseballPilgrimages.com has posted a review of his recent ballpark visit to Canal Park, home of the Akron RubberDucks (Double-A, Eastern League).  Read more and view photos here.

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