Tag Archives: Eastern League

Team Bat Dog, Derby, Passes Away At Age 9

PRESS RELEASE – It is with great sadness that the Trenton Thunder announces that Team Bat Dog Derby passed away on Saturday January 6, 2018; just 20 days shy of his tenth birthday after a battle with cancer. Continue reading

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No New Ballpark Yet, But The Diamond is Getting Upgrades

There still is no firm plan for a new ballpark in Richmond (VA), but the Richmond Flying Squirrels (Double-A, Eastern League) will play at a significantly upgraded Diamond in 2018.  Read more here.

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Filed under Amenities & Features, Stadium Issues

Former Developers File Notice of Intent to Sue

Centerplan Construction Co. and DoNo Hartford, the fired developers of Dunkin’ Donuts Park and Hartford’s larger downtown north project, have filed a notice of intent to sue over the properties surrounding the ballpark.  Read more here.

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City Receives Generous Gift from Long-Time Baseball Fan to Care for NYSEG Stadium

The City of Binghamton (NY) has received a $195,159 donation from the estate of Marion O’Connor for improvements at NYSEG Stadium, home of the Binghamton Rumble Ponies (Double-A, Eastern League).  O’Connor was a longtime fan who regularly attended baseball games at the ballpark with her brother, William O’Connor.  The donation was made in his honor.  Read more here.

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Trenton’s 25th Season to Feature Thunderful Giveaways

The Trenton Thunder (Double-A, Eastern League) have revealed the first wave of giveaways and promotions for the 25th Season of Thunder baseball at Arm & Hammer Park.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Fightin’ Phils Open Christmas at FirstEnergy Stadium

The second annual Christmas at FirstEnergy Stadium opened Friday and runs through Dec. 23.  Organizers said they’re hoping to draw as many as 40,000 people from Berks and beyond for the event, which includes a live Nativity scene and local bands, pictures with Santa and plenty of other holiday staples.  Read more here.  Learn more details here.

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Centerplan Construction Alleges Tortious Interference by Yard Goats

An attorney for Centerplan Construction Co. has claimed in court that representatives of the Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League) pressured the city of Hartford (CT) into ordering millions of dollars in improvements to Dunkin’ Donuts Park that it couldn’t afford and the team had no intention of paying for.  Read more here.

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