Tag Archives: Major League Baseball

Mr. Met Returns Reformed and Forgiven (Sort of)

A day after the person inside the Mr. Met costume was caught on video making an obscene gesture to a fan, the team said someone else was handling mascot duty at Thursday’s game against Milwaukee.  Read more here.

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Chef Series to Dish Up Gourmet Ballpark Food at Wrigley

The Chicago Cubs are calling in a new lineup that will serve up more than just peanuts and Cracker Jack.  To lead their Chef Series for the next three months, the team is bringing in some of Chicago’s best chefs to serve gourmet, ballpark-inspired dishes at Wrigley Field.  Read more here.

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A’s Targeting Two Potential Ballpark Sites

The Oakland A’s are reportedly focusing on two sites in the city for a new ballpark: Laney College near Lake Merritt and Howard Terminal on the waterfront next to Jack London Square.  Of the two, sources say the Laney College property is the team’s preferred spot.  Read more here.

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

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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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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