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FirstEnergy Stadium Officially Unveils Vape Lounge

Reading Fightin Phills LogoPRESS RELEASE – While smoking has been prohibited inside FirstEnergy Stadium for several years, as per a City of Reading Ordinance, the Reading Fightin Phils have always felt it was important to provide smokers with a comfortable area to smoke. Because of this, the Fightins have had a comfortable smoking area outside the stadium for several years. Continue reading

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Dunkin’ Donuts Claims Naming Rights to New Hartford Ballpark

Hartford BaseballAt a press conference Wednesday, it was announced that Dunkin Donuts will be the naming rights partner for the new baseball stadium under construction in downtown Hartford (CT) for the Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League).  The ballpark will be called “Dunkin’ Donuts Park.”  Read more here.  Watch news report here.

Hartford Yard Goats Dunkin Donuts Park

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Yard Goats Yard Gets Name Today

Hartford BaseballA press conference is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. today in Hartford (CT) to announce the name of the new downtown baseball stadium currently under construction for the Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League). Read more Read more here and here.

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‘Mega Gluttony Night’ Tonight in Reading

Reading Fightin Phills LogoPRESS RELEASE – For fans looking to get the ultimate Gluttony Night experience on Tuesday, June 9th, the Reading Fightin Phils have just launched the Mega Gluttony Deck Package for the low price of $24. Gluttony Night is presented by Yuengling Ice Cream, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Herr’s, and Pepsi. Continue reading

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Frustrated DiBella Makes Public Appeal for Action on New Ballpark

Richmond Flying SquirrelsWith local debate silenced on the future of The Diamond, the president and managing general partner of the Richmond Flying Squirrels (Double-A, Eastern League) issued an open letter Tuesday to the “Greater Richmond Community” seeking a commitment from local leaders for a ballpark solution to ensure the team’s long-term future in Richmond (VA).  Read more here.

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Lawmakers Consider Stadium Financing Plan

Hartford BaseballThe $1.8 billion revenue generation package unveiled last week by Democrats in the General Assembly’s Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee includes state-issued bonds to help finance Hartford’s minor league baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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Lawsuit Over Sale of B-Mets Allowed to Proceed, But Owners Can Look to Other Buyers

Binghampton Mets LogoFederal District Court Judge David Hurd issued a ruling Thursday, telling the owners of the Binghamton Mets (Double-A, Eastern League) that there is sufficient cause to allow Main Street Baseball, which claims it has a contract to purchase the club, to proceed with the breach of contract suit.  However, the judge rejected a request by Main Street to stop team owners from negotiating Continue reading

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