Tag Archives: Eastern League

Hartford Seeking New Proposals for Ballpark Area Development

The city of Hartford (CT) is moving swiftly to seek new proposals for the property around Dunkin’ Donuts Park, just weeks after it fired the original developer of the ballpark from other projects in the Downtown North neighborhood.  Read more here.

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Hartford Drops Centerplan and DoNo as Ballpark Area Developers

The city of Hartford (CT) says it has filed a counterclaim against the one-time developers of the city’s minor league baseball stadium and ended an agreement with them to develop the surrounding area.  Read more here.

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And the New Ballpark Beat Goes on in Richmond…

Virginia Commonwealth University and the Richmond Flying Squirrels (Double-A, Eastern League) agreed last September to a nonbinding memorandum of understanding, expressing mutual interest in exploration of the feasibility of a new ballpark for one year.  Read more here.

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Beloved Trenton Bat Dogs Wrapping Up Season

Trenton Thunder (Double-A, Eastern League) bat dogs Derby and Rookie get up, their tails wagging in anticipation of what’s to come.  They’ve had a season full of game days in the books, but that doesn’t take away from the excitement of their job.  Their duty. Read more and watch video here.

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SeaWolves Seeking Ballpark Improvements

The Erie SeaWolves (Double-A, Eastern League) and Erie Events, which manages the downtown stadium, are splitting the $10,000 cost of concept design work related to a local effort to secure a $12 million state grant for various improvements.  Read more here.

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Travel Channel Coming to Canal Park

Akron’s ballpark menu has already gained national attention, and that will continue on Monday, Aug. 21 when Travel Channel’s Food Paradise show comes to Canal Park.  Read more here.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Park Named 2017 ‘Ballpark of the Year’

Joe Mock BaseballParksDunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford (CT), the long-awaited new home of the Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League), is the winner of BaseballParks.com’s award for the 2017 Ballpark of the Year.  Read press release here.  Read full ballpark review here.

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