Tag Archives: Eastern League

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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Fired Hartford Ballpark Developers File Lawsuit to Get Job Back

Hartford Yard Goats LogoDoNo Hartford and Centerplan Construction Co., the former developers of the stalled minor league ballpark downtown, are seeking a court injunction to reverse their termination.  Read more here.

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Thunder to Host 2018 Eastern League All-Star Game, Release Logo

Trenton Thunder LogoPRESS RELEASE – At a press conference in the Yankee Club and Conference Center on Monday afternoon the Thunder, Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, and the Eastern League announced that ARM & HAMMER Park will host the 2018 Eastern League All-Star Game. Continue reading

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Developer Fires Back at Mayor for Dismissing Offer to Finish Ballpark

Hartford Yard Goats LogoThe head of Centerplan Cos. on Wednesday said Mayor Luke Bronin‘s administration showed its “inexperience” when responding dismissively to his offer to finish the ballpark.  Read more here.

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Hartford Mayor Dismisses Proposal from Former Ballpark Developers

Hartford Yard Goats LogoHartford (CT) Mayor Luke Bronin said Tuesday that a settlement proposal from the former developers of Dunkin’ Donuts Park was nothing more than “posturing” and that it did not warrant serious consideration.  Read more here.

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