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Summer Collegiate Ball Returns to McBride Stadium

RJ-PrimaryThe Richmond RiverRats (Summer Collegiate, Prospect League) announced in October that they were pulling out of McBride Stadium in Richmond (IN), but it didn’t take long to fill the void.  The new Richmond Jazz (Summer Collegiate, Great Lakes League) will be taking their place.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: McBride Stadium (Richmond, IN)

Digital Ballparks LogoRichmond River Rats LogoEric and Wendy Pastore from DigitalBallparks.com recently visited McBride Stadium, home of the Richmond RiverRats (Summer Collegiate, Prospect League).  Read more and view photo gallery here.

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Earlham College to Build On-Campus Baseball Facility

Earlham College Baseball LogoEarlham College in Richmond (IN) plans to open a new on-campus baseball facility for Earlham baseball team on March 8, 2014, after receiving a $1 million pledge from alum Randy Sadler, who was a member of the 1971 squad.  Sadler is president and COO of PROWARE, which provides information technology to medium and large court systems.  The Quakers currently share McBride Stadium Continue reading

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McBride Stadium Turns 75

Built in 1936, McBride Stadium in Richmond (IN) is a vintage ballpark that has seen a lot of outstanding players and plenty of events over its 75-year history.  Read more here.  The stadium now serves as the home for the summer collegiate Richmond RiverRats (Prospect League).  From 1995-2005, McBride hosted the indy pro Richmond Roosters (Frontier League).

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Impressions of a Ballpark Hunter: Three Older Ballparks, Worth a Second Look

Marc Viquez

I have been traveling to various ballparks this summer with each one giving me a different perspective. They are three older facilities that are a combined 220-years-old and are home to collegiate wood baseball leagues that could be the future of older ballparks in North America. Older ballparks can still be great places for entertainment and with proper management Continue reading

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