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Are the Elizabethton Twins Truly in Jeopardy?

In early February, the Elizabethton (TN) City Council voted unanimously to set a February 28th deadline for the Minnesota Twins to commit to an improvement plan for Joe O’Brien Field, home of the Elizabethton Twins (Rookie, Appalachian League).¬† At the time, the mayor said that if the deadline isn’t met, Elizabethton leaders would withdraw their offer. Continue reading

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Appy West Tour Begins: Kingsport and Elizabethton Up First

Nate Hubbard from TriCities.com begins his tour of the five ballparks in the West Division of the Rookie Appalachian¬†League with Hunter Wright Stadium, home of the Kingsport (TN) Mets, and John O’Brien Field, home of the Elizabethton (TN) Twins.¬† Read more here and here, respectively.

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