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This Week’s ‘Promo Preview’ – 2018 Season Preview

MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a look at the upcoming best promotions for the 2018 season in affiliated ball, including promos across the minor-league landscape celebrating the 25th anniversary of The Sandlot movie, four teams giving NASA some love, and five teams taking on temporary names to pay tribute to popular regional food items.  Read more here.

“The Beast” bobblehead on Aug. 20, Richmond Flying Squirrels

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Mistaken Identities in the Minors

MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a look at the numerous instances of customers who mistake a minor league team for some other entity, like the West Virginia Power (Single-A, South Atlantic League) being confused for an actual power company.  Read more here.  At BallparkBiz.com, people confuse us for actual team front offices all the time.  It’s really puzzling.  If you know how to use the Internet, it shouldn’t be that difficult to figure out.

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MiLB Year In Review

Minor League Baseball LogoFrom road trips to promotions, MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a look at the year that was in Minor League Baseball.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Five County Stadium (Zebulon, NC)

Minor League Baseball LogoCarolina Mudcats LogoMiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Five County Stadium, home of the Carolina Mudcats (Single-A, Carolina League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Batting Around Possible Moves in the Affiliated Ranks

Minor League Baseball LogoMiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a look at the possible relocations and new stadiums for affiliated clubs in his latest issue of “Batting Around.”  Read more here.

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This Week’s ‘Promo Preview’

Filling in for Benjamin Hill, MiLB.com contributor Tyler Maun takes a look at the upcoming best promotions in affiliated ball for the week of September 2 – September 8, including “Football Kickoff Night” with “Deflated Football Giveaway” (Trenton Thunder), “Roaring ’20s Night” (Hickory Crawdads), and “Pedro Fedora Giveaway” (Jacksonville Suns).  Read more here.

Deflated football giveaway, Trenton Thunder Facebook photo

Football Kickoff Night, Trenton Thunder Facebook photo

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Zephyr Field (New Orleans, LA)

New Orleans Zephyrs LogoMLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Zephyr Field, home of the New Orleans Zephyrs (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more and view photos in a three-part series here, here and here.

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