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War Memorial Stadium to Host Craft Beer Bash

From noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, historic War Memorial Stadium in Hampton (VA), home of the Peninsula Pilots (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League), will host the third annual Craft Beer Bash, featuring more than a dozen local breweries. Popular food trucks Stuft, Flame and Pie, and Sinful Treats will provide edibles, and there will be games, activities and live music.  Read more here.  Learn more and buy tickets here.

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Hampton Newspaper Rejects Idea of Renovating or Building New Ballpark

Peninsula Pilots LogoHampton (VA) continues to ponder renovating 68-year-old War Memorial Stadium, home of the Peninsula Pilots (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League), or building a new ballpark at a price tag of around $9 million.  The local newspaper is not too hip on the idea of spending money on either plan being batted around.  Read more and view photo gallery here.

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Hampton (VA) Considers New Downtown Ballpark

Peninsula Pilots LogoHampton (VA) Mayor George Wallace believes America’s pastime could be used to connect the city’s historic downtown with its largest commercial district.  He is exploring building a new downtown ballpark for the summer collegiate Peninsula Pilots (Coastal Plain League).  The team currently plays at War Memorial Stadium built in 1948.  Read more here.

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