Tag Archives: Major League Baseball

Slomovitz Names New Executive Chef at GABP

The Cincinnati Reds and Delaware North Sportservice have named Manny Slomovitz as the new executive chef for Great American Ball Park.  Read more here.

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Filed under Food & Beverage, Personnel & Operations

Will New ‘Rally Lights’ Trend Bring MLB Scrutiny?

While the San Francisco Giants are off to a rough start this season, fans at AT&T Park are starting a new trend there: rally lights.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Reds Introduce ‘Bandwagon Cam’

Taking a shot at the hordes of Chicago Cubs fans in their ballpark, the Cincinnati Reds introduced the “Bandwagon Cam.”  Read more here.

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Target Field Greenest Sports Facility in America

Saving those leftover brats, burgers and chicken breasts from Target Field has helped the Minnesota Twins hit gold.  The team learned Saturday that Target Field is the first sports facility in the country to receive gold LEED certification for building operations.  Read more here.

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Filed under Awards & Recognition, Stadium Issues

The A’s ‘Will’ Announce Ballpark Site this Year

It appears the Oakland Athletics have plans for a new stadium.  A’s president Dave Kaval said in March that a ballpark site announcement was on schedule for 2017.  But on Friday, the A’s more confidently tweeted “a ballpark site in Oakland will be announced later this year.”  Read more and see tweet here.

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Filed under Design & Construction, Market & Location, Stadium Issues

Talking Mets’ VP of Ballpark Operations

Sue Lucchi grew up in the Whitestone section of Queens (NY), in a house her grandfather built.  She was a passionate New York Mets fan and wore Keith Hernandez‘s No. 17 as she played soccer and softball through high school.  Read more here.

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SunTrust Park Officially Opens Tonight

After more than six weeks in Florida for Spring Training and an 11-day road trip, the Atlanta Braves are finally coming home to their new digs.  Following two impressive dress rehearsals, SunTrust Park officially opens tonight when the Braves host the Padres at 7:35 p.m. ET.  Read more here.  View gallery of food locations here.  Watch unveiling of Bobby Cox statue here.

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