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Man Dies While Competing in Taco-Eating Contest

A man participating in a taco-eating contest at a Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) game died Tuesday night after officials say he began choking.  There is no official cause of death pending an investigation, but emergency staff at the hospital reportedly did clear food from the man’s throat, and preliminary indications are that he died of choking.  Read more here.  View statement from the Grizzlies here.

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Fresno Grizzlies’ $3.4 Million in Capital Improvements Lead to Opening Day

PRESS RELEASE – The $3.4 million dollars in capital improvements pledged to Chukchansi Park by the Fresno Sports & Events LLC ownership group, now in their second season operating the Fresno Grizzlies, are taking shape in advance of Opening Day 2019 (Thursday, April 4, 7:05 p.m. first pitch).

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Fresno Grizzlies Unveil New Color Scheme, Logos and Uniforms

PRESS RELEASE – The Fresno Grizzlies have changed their primary logo(s), colors and uniforms, effective for the 2019 season. The new independent look for “Growlifornia” is part of a continued branding effort by the Grizzlies to be “Fresno and the Central Valley’s team.” The scarlet, black, gold and beige scheme will be the Fresno Grizzlies’ new permanent look.

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Fresno Grizzlies Going Solar

About six weeks ago, the Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) released a request for proposals for solar installations.  A total of 46 companies explored the possibility of submitting a bid, and the team expects to have between 12 and 24 complete proposal packages by Wednesday’s deadline.  Read more here.

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Construction of Left Field Social Space at Chukchansi Park Planned for Late May

PRESS RELEASE – Fresno Sports and Events, the ownership group of the Fresno Grizzlies effective February 2018, are following through on their promise to make major capital improvements to Chukchansi Park. As was confirmed in the group’s introductory press conference, construction on a new hospitality area in the left field portion of the stadium will begin the final week of May.

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New Grizzlies Ownership Introduced, Lower Beer Prices and Remodeled Fan Area Planned

A new era of Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) baseball toed the rubber Tuesday afternoon with the introduction of a new ownership group that pledged more community involvement, lower concession prices and a better fan experience at Chukchansi Park.  Read more here.

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Grizzlies to Celebrate Coming to America Movie, Will Play as Zamunda Lions

In 2016 they celebrated the 30th anniversary of Three Amigos!  A season ago marked the 20th anniversary of the cult classic Good Burger.  And if you thought those one-night only jerseys were outlandish, remember the getup King Jaffe Joffer was wearing in Coming To America.  Read more and view photos here.  You’ve got to love the McDowell’s-inspired concession stand too

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