Tag Archives: International League

Plans for Providence Ballpark Unveiled

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyThe new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) on Wednesday unveiled plans for an $85 million stadium in downtown Providence (RI) that they are billing as an economic engine and a catalyst of further development in the city.  Read more and view renderings here.

Pawtucket Red Sox Providence Ballpark Rendering

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Camel Jerseys for ‘Hump Day’ on July 1

IronPigs LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Lehigh Valley IronPigs will give a nod to the pop culture phenomenon of “Hump Day” by wearing camel jerseys (presented by Geico Lehigh Valley, of course) on Wednesday, July 1 against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders at Coca-Cola Park. Continue reading

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PawSox Prez to Tour Potential Ballpark Site

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyLawyer James J. Skeffington, a principal owner and president of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League), expects to take a walking tour Thursday of the former highway land in Providence (RI) where the team’s new ownership group hopes to build a stadium.  Read more and view aerial map here.

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James Skeffington: The Power Behind the PawSox Ballpark Plan

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyProvidence Journal staff writer Paul Grimaldi takes an interesting look at James J. Skeffington, the “power broker” behind the proposed new ballpark in Providence (RI) for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League).  Read more here.

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36 Bisons Games to Air on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel 323

Buffalo Bisons New Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – ime Warner Cable SportsChannel is bringing the excitement and passion of Buffalo Bisons baseball to fans across Western New York for a ninth consecutive season with a 36-Game Broadcast Schedule for 2015. Continue reading

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IronPigs, Coca-Cola Extend Ballpark Naming Rights Deal

IronPigs LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Lehigh Valley IronPigs and Coca-Cola of the Lehigh Valley have extended the naming rights agreement for Coca-Cola Park through 2027, both organizations officially announced today. Coca-Cola Park — the first professional sports venue in the United States named specifically after the iconic brand — is widely regarded as one of the premier ballparks in America and has Continue reading

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Hot Rods Ownership Finalizes Purchase of Louisville Bats

Bowling Green Hot Rods LogoLouisville Bats LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Bowling Green Hot Rods (Class-A/Tampa Bay Rays) formally welcomed a new sister team to the fold on Wednesday afternoon with Manhattan Capital Sports Acquisition’s formal acquisition of the Louisville Bats (Triple-A/Cincinnati Reds). The two ballparks are separated by just 113 miles, and it further Continue reading

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