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Hillsboro Ballpark Gets New Name, Cool Signage

Hillsborough Hops LogoAs the Single-A Hillsboro Hops (Northwest League) held their media day on Thursday, crews outside the event were putting up a sign for Ron Tonkin Field – the new name for the venue formerly known as Hillsboro Ballpark.  This should be very cool at night, as timed lighting will simulate a pitcher throwing a baseball and the batter hitting it.  Tube Art Group is completing the work.  Read more here.

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Hillsboro Ballpark Renamed Ron Tonkin Field

Hillsborough Hops LogoAt a press conference Tuesday, Hillsboro (OR) Mayor Jerry Willey announced that the home of the Single-A Hillsboro Hops (Northwest League) will be called Ron Tonkin Field, in memory of the Tonkin family’s patriarch.  The Tonkins have operated dealerships in the Portland area for decades.  The deal is worth $1.5 million over 10 years.  Read more here.

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Hillsboro Ballpark Naming Rights Announcement Tuesday?

Hillsborough Hops LogoCity officials aren’t talking, but there is speculation that the “major announcement” scheduled for next Tuesday afternoon, May 13, has to do with naming rights for Hillsboro Ballpark, home of the Single-A Hillsboro Hops (Northwest League).  Read more here.

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A’s to Hillsboro? Highly Unlikely

Oakland A's LogoLynn Lashbrook, sports agent and long-time promoter of bringing MLB to Portland (OR), is suggesting that the home of the Single-A Hillsboro Hops (Northwest League) could serve as a temporary home for the Oakland A’s, while a new MLB ballpark is built in the Rose City.  Read more here.  Rather than blabber on here about the many obstacles, we’ll let Portland-based MLB business analyst Continue reading

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Free Wi-Fi for Hillsboro Ballpark

Hillsborough Hops LogoFree Wi-Fi is being installed at Hillsboro Ballpark, home of the Single-A Hillsboro Hops (Northwest League).  The network will handle up to 1,000 users simultaneously and will be expanded over time.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Hillsboro Ballpark (Hillsboro, OR)

Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com was in Hillsboro (OR) on June 17 for the inaugural opening of Hillsboro Ballpark, the new home for the Single-A Hillsboro Hops (Northwest League).  Mr. Mock delivers another impressive ballpark review covering the facility’s development, design and construction, amenities, concessions, and overall fan experience.  Read more and view photos here.

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Hops Open New Ballpark in Front of Sellout Crowd

Hillsborough Hops LogoThe new ballpark  in the Portland (OR) suburb of Hillsboro opened to a sellout crowd of 4,710 on Monday night, as the Single-A Hillsboro Hops (Northwest League) won their inaugural home opener 12-0 over the Eugene Emeralds.  Read more and view photo gallery here.

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Commuting to the New Hillsboro Ballpark

Hillsborough Hops LogoTonight is the inaugural home opener for Hillsboro Ballpark, home of the Single-A Hillsboro Hops (Northwest League).  If you are going, you might want to pay close attention to this rundown for getting to and from the stadium from The Oregonian’s Joseph Rose.  Read more here.

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New Hillsboro Ballpark in Pictures

Hillsborough Hops LogoThe Oregonian newspaper has published photos of Hillsboro Ballpark, the new home of the Single-A Hillsboro Hops (Northwest League), as preparations are made for the open house on Thursday and inaugural home opener on Monday.  View photos here.  The new “Barometer” art piece and signage also go up.  View more photos here.

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Hillsboro Ballpark Open House This Week

Hillsborough Hops LogoHillsboro (OR) city officials have invited the public to the grand opening of the new Hillsboro Ballpark, home of the Single-A Hillsboro Hops (Northwest League), at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13.  The team’s inaugural home opener is scheduled for Monday, June 17.  Read more here.

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