Tag Archives: Florida State League

Tortugas Announce Big SHELLbowski Night

PRESS RELEASE – The Daytona Tortugas announce their Big SHELLbowski Night for Saturday, July 14th, when Daytona takes on the Bradenton Maruaders at Radiology Associates Field at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. The Tortugas will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the cult classic film with the best bobblehead of the year and the biggest party of the summer. Well, that’s like, our opinion, man.

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Miracle to be Groupers for One Game

PRESS RELEASE – The Fort Myers Miracle are paying homage to Southwest Florida’s favorite fish by changing the team’s name to the Fort Myers Groupers. Miracle fans can breathe a sigh of relief… it’s only for one game!

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Tortugas Tantilizing Tee Up for the 2018 Season

There is a lot going on in Daytona (FL), as the Daytona Tortugas (Single-A, Florida State League) have announced a new video board, the Shell’s Kitchen food truck, and cool new ball caps honoring colleges in the state.  Now comes a new alternate logo for the batting-practice cap designed by Dan Simon of Studio Simon.

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Tortugas to Add Video Board

The Daytona Tortugas made a monumental announcement and investment into Jackie Robinson Ballpark Tuesday morning. The fan experience at historic Jackie Robinson Ballpark will get an upgrade when the Tortugas add a 36-foot wide, state-of-the-art LED video board to “The Jack” in time for Opening Day, April 5, 2018.  Read more here.

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Miracle’s Festival of Beers Returning Jan. 27

The Fort Myers Miracle (Single-A, Florida State League) and Hammond Stadium will host the 14th annual Ballpark Festival of Beer from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27.  Read more here.

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Miami Stadium (aka Bobby Maduro Stadium) Gets Historical Marker

For thousands of kids who grew up in Miami (FL), going to the old Miami Stadium in the Allapattah neighborhood was a part of coming of age.  Read more here.  See GoFundMe page here.

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It’s the ‘Tampa Tarpons’

PRESS RELEASE – When the Single-A affiliate of the New York Yankees takes the field for the 2018 season, it will mark the return of Tarpons baseball to the Florida State League after a 30-year absence. The Tampa Tarpons played in the league from 1957 through 1987, winning titles in 1957, 1959 and 1961. Continue reading

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