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The 2017 MiLBYs

In case you missed it, Minor League Baseball has released the voting results for the 2017 MiLBYs.  Click here to view the fan and staff selections for all 13 categories, including voting percentages for each nominee and features on the winners.  Read about and see Photo of the Year here.

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Appalachian League President Lee Landers Named King of Baseball

Minor League Baseball announced today that Lee Landers, president of the Appalachian League, has been named the 2017 King of Baseball.  The King of Baseball is a long-standing tradition in which Minor League Baseball recognizes a veteran of professional baseball for longtime dedication and service.  Read more here.

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STMA, MiLB Announce 2017 ‘Sports Turf Managers of the Year’

PRESS RELEASE – – Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) and Minor League Baseball (MiLB) award the 2017 ‘Sports Turf Managers of the Year’ sponsored by STMA and John Deere. Continue reading

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Legends Win MiLB John Henry Moss Community Service Award

PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball today named the Lexington Legends the recipient of the fifth annual John Henry Moss Community Service Award. The award was created in 2013 by Minor League Baseball in honor of the late John Henry Moss, who founded what would become the South Atlantic League in 1959 and headed the circuit until 2007. The Legends will receive their award at the Baseball Winter Meetings Banquet on Sunday, Dec. 10, at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida. Continue reading

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SAL President Krupa Wins Warren Giles Award

PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball announced today that it has selected South Atlantic League President Eric Krupa as the recipient of the 34th annual Warren Giles Award, which honors outstanding service as a league president. Continue reading

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2017 Major and Minor League Baseball Summary Analysis Released

Number Tamer LogoDavid P. Kronheim from NumberTamer.com has provided us with his summary analysis of Major and Minor League Baseball attendance for 2017.  The full analysis for MiLB is expected to be released in January, followed by the full report for MLB in May.  View Kronheim’s 2017 Major and Minor League Baseball Attendance Summary Analysis here.

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MiLB Attendance Tops 41.8 Million in 2017

PRESS RELEASE – A total of 41,832,364 fans passed through the gates at Minor League Baseball games in 2017, the fifth-highest attendance total in the history of the organization, which was established in 1901. Continue reading

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