Tag Archives: Eastern League

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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Baysox Will Again Host ‘David Bowie Tribute Night’

For the second straight year, the Bowie Baysox will change their name to the Bowie Baysox (Double-A, Eastern League) to honor legendary rockstar David Bowie for one night only.  This year’s David Bowie Tribute Event and 70th Birthday Celebration will be held on Friday, July 28 when the club hosts the Akron RubberDucks at 7:05 p.m.  Read more here.

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Six Pounds of Condiments Needed for Squirrels’ Human Hot Dog July 28

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (Double-A, Eastern League) are relishing the opportunity to turn VP & COO Todd “Parney” Parnell into a Human Hot Dog for charity following the game on Friday, July 28 at The Diamond.  Read more here.

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Pondering Triple-A Ball in Hartford

The Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) are, for the moment, free agents. And here sits Hartford (CT) with a gleaming new downtown stadium.  Read more here.

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Hartford Whalers (NHL) Alumni Weekend Begins Tonight

The Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League) will pay homage to the former Hartford Whalers (NHL) Friday-Sunday with a Whalers alumni weekend extravaganza.  There will be fireworks, a poster giveaway, appearances by former Whalers players, and the team will be sporting themed jerseys and caps.  Read more and watch news report here.  View photo gallery here.

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A League of Their Own Night at Hadlock Field

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the movie A League of Their Own, the Portland Sea Dogs (Double-A, Eastern League) hosted a special night to recognize the film at Hadlock Field Thursday night.  Read more here.

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