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Atlantic League Exploring Raleigh (NC)

Atlantic League LogoWhile talks are in the infancy stage, the Atlantic League (Indy Pro) is exploring Raleigh (NC) as a home for a future expansion franchise.  Read more here.  While it might be tough competing against the storied Durham Bulls (Triple-A, International League) 30 miles away in Durham (pop. 245,745), Raleigh (pop. 431,746) is big enough to flex its own muscles.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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PawSox Stadium Forum Held

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyThe ongoing debate over whether the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) should build a new stadium in downtown Providence (RI) continued Tuesday as more than 200 supporters and opponents of the plan gathered inside a dueling pianos bar located less than a mile from the proposed ballpark.  Read more here.

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No PawSox Ballpark Consideration by Legislature Until 2016

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyRhode Island House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello says lawmakers are unlikely to consider a revised proposal for a Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) stadium in Providence until their next regular session in January.  Read more here.

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A Missed Downtown Opportunity: Building NBT Bank Stadium

Syracuse Chiefs Secondary MarkSports columnist Bud Poliquin reflects on the summer 20 years ago when construction began on what is now called NBT Bank Stadium, home of the Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A, International League), which replaced old MacArthur Stadium.  It’s not a fond memory, however, as he believes it was built in the wrong place.  Read more here.  His colleague Sean Kirst shares his thoughts too.  Read more here.

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Mud Hens Announce Latino Heritage Night

Toledo Mudhens LogoPRESS RELEASE – Bienvenidos a Fifth Third Field! The Toledo Mud Hens are teaming up with La Prensa and the Spanish American Organization to throw a big party at the ballpark, during Latino Heritage Night on Sunday, August 9. Enjoy a delicious pre-game buffet, along with performances by traditional Latino dancers and a mariachi band! Continue reading

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PawSox Owners Plan New Stadium Promo Tour

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyThe owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) will embark on a summer-long road trip to all 39 cities and towns in Rhode Island to promote their proposal for a new ballpark in downtown Providence.  Read more here.

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Three Local Breweries Collaborate to Produce Special Craft Beer ‘Buffalo Brewers Series’

Buffalo Bisons New Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – Three great local breweries with one goal: introducing more beer drinkers to the great craft beers that are flowing in Buffalo these days. And in the process, the “Buffalo Brewers Series” might just be history in the making for Big Ditch Brewing Company, Community Beer Works and Resurgence Brewing. Continue reading

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