Tag Archives: Independent Professional

TD Bank Ballpark 20th Anniversary Logo Unveiled

PRESS RELEASE – The Somerset Patriots have unveiled a logo in celebration of TD Bank Ballpark’s 20th Anniversary for use during the upcoming 2018 season. Continue reading

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Joliet Ballpark to Adorn Route 66 Theme

The home of the Joliet Slammers (Independent Professional, Frontier League) will be re-named Joliet Route 66 Stadium, city officials announced. The unveiling of the new name along with an artist’s image of what it will look like happened at the Route 66 Miles of Possibility Conference being held in Joliet (IL).  Read more here.

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Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival at Yogi Berra Stadium Saturday

Tap into the fun at the first annual Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival presented by the New Jersey Jackals (Independent Professional, Can-Am League).  Two great festivals are being combined into one event, and it all takes place on the field at Yogi Berra Stadium.  This all-day party is fun for the whole family.  Parking is free.  Learn more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Filed under Conference & Events, Food & Beverage, Fun & Atmosphere

Joplin Hears Pitch from Ballpark Suitor

A newly formed professional baseball league wants an answer from Joplin (MO) city officials by about Nov. 15 on whether the city would be willing to lease Joe Becker Stadium, starting in 2019, for a Joplin team.  Read more here.

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Franklin Ballpark Construction Expected to Begin Spring 2018

With the sale of the Crystal Ridge landfill approved, the construction of the Ballpark Commons in Franklin (WI) can now begin.  The Milwaukee County Board reportedly approved the sale to ROC Ventures, the developer of the $100 million project, on Sept. 28 with an 11-7 vote.  Read more here.

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Filed under Design & Construction, Stadium Issues

Pecos League Revives Osos

After a 7-year hiatus, the Ruidoso Osos will return to the Pecos League lineup in 2018.  The Ruidoso (NM) market is the midway point between Roswell to Alamogordo.  Read more here.

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Fans Gobble Up Memories During Bluefish Moving Sale

Fans of the departing Bridgeport Bluefish (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) got a chance this past weekend to take truckloads of memories home after a massive moving sale.  Read more and watch news report here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Filed under Conference & Events, Lease & Contracts, Merchandising