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Ballpark Commons Ballpark to Feature Beer Garden, Possible Giant Climbable Milk Carton

The baseball stadium under construction in Franklin (WI) for the coming Milwaukee Milkmen (Independent Professional, American Association) will offer more than a seat to watch the team play. Beyond the game, it will have a beer garden, lawn games, a kids play area possibly with an oversized, climbable milk carton, and a burger and shake joint conceived by the former operators of AJ Bombers.  Read more and view photo here.  (Subscription required.)

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It’s the ‘Milwaukee Milkmen’

The new American Association (Independent Professional) team that will take up residence at the new Ballpark Commons in Franklin (WI) will be known as the Milwaukee Milkmen. Buy tickets merchandise here.


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MKE Sports & Entertainment is Now ROC Ventures

Kokomo Jackrabbits LogoPRESS RELEASE – MKE Sports & Entertainment, owner and operator of the Kokomo Jackrabbits Baseball Team at Kokomo Municipal Stadium, has changed its name to ROC Ventures – and with the change comes a new level of excitement for Kokomo. Continue reading

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MKE Announces Soccer Franchise Coming to Kokomo Municipal Stadium Next Summer

Kokomo Jackrabbits LogoPRESS RELEASE – MKE Sports & Entertainment, owners and operators of the Kokomo Jackrabbits Baseball team, are excited to announced the Premier Development League (PDL) has awarded Kokomo, Indiana an expansion franchise and will compete at Kokomo Municipal Stadium in 2016. Continue reading

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Frontier League Bylaws Force MKE Sports Out of Aviators Camp

Rockford Aviators Primary LogoFor those who didn’t hear this earlier, MKE Sports & Entertainment was forced to terminate its managed service contract with the Rockford Aviators (Indy Pro, Frontier League), after Frontier League Commissioner Bill Lee ruled that the contract violated the league bylaws because the owner of MKE, Michael Zimmerman, owns two teams in the summer collegiate Prospect League.  Read more here.


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Kokomo Team Name and Logo Unveiling Set for Oct. 20

Prospect League LogoMKE Sports & Entertainment will unveil the name, logo and manager of the new summer collegiate Prospect League franchise in Kokomo (IN) on Monday, Oct. 20 at 1:30 (CST) at the Kokomo City Hall.  Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight, MKE owner Mike Zimmerman and the new manager will participating in the press conference.  A ballpark construction update will also be provided.  Learn more here.

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