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Revs Ballpark Additions Honor Negro League Team, Star

PRESS RELEASE – Even as construction continues on the 1741 Club presented by UPMC Pinnacle, York Revolution officials today announced two additional new hospitality spaces at PeoplesBank Park and revealed their historically inspired names – the Monarch and Solomon Rooms. Continue reading

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Reviving Hamtramck’s Negro League Ballpark

Hamtramck’s (MI) historic Negro League ballpark in the city is another step closer to revitalization.  The goal is to develop the city-owned stadium site into a multi-purpose facility for activities including organized sports events, pickup games and concerts.  Read more here.

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Hamtramck Stadium Placed on Historic Register

Old Hamtramck Stadium, located just north of General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck plant, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 31, 2012.  The field hosted the Negro League’s Detroit Stars baseball team from 1930-1937.  Read more here and hereLearn about the stadium’s history here.

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Still Fighting to Save Hinchcliffe

NewYorkBlackYankeesNewYorkCubansThe non-profit group Friends of Hinchcliffe Stadium are still working to save and preserve the old Negro League ballpark in Paterson, NJ.  Hinchcliffe is reportedly one of only four remaining Negro League ballparks in America.  The estimated cost of restore Hinchcliffe is $10 to $15 million.  Read more here.

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