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Miners Getting New Video Board

Sussex County MinersThe old scoreboard at at Sklylands Stadium (formerly Skylands Park), home of the first-year Sussex County Miners (Indy Pro, Can-Am League), is gone.  A new video board is expected to arrive soon.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

Old scoreboard at Skylands Stadium, Sussex County Miners Facebook photo

Old scoreboard at Skylands Stadium, Sussex County Miners Facebook photo

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Amarillo Elections: New Ballpark a Hot Button Issue?

Amarillo ThunderHeads Full Hi-ResABC 7 in Amarillo (TX) takes a looks at the developing new downtown ballpark, or “multi purpose event center,” with the local elections taking place on May 9.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Two Roads Beer Garden Coming to The Ballpark at Harbor Yard

Bidgeport Bluefish LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Bridgeport Bluefish today announced the opening of the all-new Two Roads Beer Garden at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard for the 2015 season. The Bluefish have partnered with Two Roads Brewery of Stratford, CT, to open this brand new Beer Garden down the Ballpark’s right field line. Continue reading

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Neptunes Announce Stadium Naming Rights Agreement

Virginia Beach Neptues 1PRESS RELEASE – Virginia Beach Neptunes Baseball Club, LLC announces that an agreement for the naming rights of the planned baseball stadium in Virginia Beach, home of the future Virginia Beach Neptunes, has been reached with a local venture capital company. The baseball team is scheduled to join the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball in 2016. Continue reading

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Four Development Proposals for Atlantic City’s Bader Field

Atlantic City SurfAtlantic City opened four proposals this week for Bader Field’s redevelopment.  The pitches range from returning an airport to the peninsula for business aviation and aviation entertainment, to various proposals to make the area a mixed-use sports destination.  Read more and view concept renderings here.  Hopefully, this is good news for The Sandcastle.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Pete Rose, Replica Championship Rings Highlight Wingnuts 2015 Promo Schedule

WichitaWingnutsLogoPRESS RELEASE – Fans who make their way to Lawrence-Dumont Stadium during the summer of 2015 should be able to notice a celebratory theme in the promotions and events the Wichita Wingnuts have scheduled. Whether the organization is recognizing the 2014 championship team, welcoming one of the greatest players in Major League Baseball history, paying homage to a Hall of Famer, Continue reading

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Atlantic League to New Britain?

New Britain Rock Cats LogoSince early March, when the New Britain Rock Cats (Double-A, Eastern League) informed New Britain they’re ending their lease of the city’s stadium after this year, Mayor Erin Stewart has been fielding calls from interested potential tenants.  She’s already spoken with top indy pro Atlantic League officials and both sides want to see whether a New Britain team could work.  Read more here.

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