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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Monongalia County Ballpark (Granville, WV)

BaseballParks.com LogoWest Virginia Black Bears LogoJoe Mock from BaseballParks.com recently visited Monongalia County Ballpark, the new home of the West Virginia Black Bears (Single-A, New York-Penn League) and West Virginia University Mountaineers (Big-12).  Mr. Mock’s comprehensive review covers the stadium’s development, design and construction, amenities, concessions, and overall fan experience.  Read more and view photos here.

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Relocated, Rebranded Black Bears Open Inaugural Season in New Morgantown Ballpark

West Virginia Black Bears LogoThe West Virginia Black Bears (Single-A, New York-Penn League) kicked off their inaugural season in their new $21 million home Friday night in front of a reported crowd of 3,019.  Read more here.  View photos here.  The former Jamestown Jammers relocated to Morgantown (WV) from New York after the 2014 season.  The Bears share Monongalia County Ballpark with the University of West Virginia baseball team.

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S.I. Yanks Install New Video Scoreboard, Release 2015 Promo Schedule

Staten Island Yankees LogoThe Staten Island Yankees (Single-A, New York-Penn League) on Thursday put the finishing touches on installing a new video scoreboard at Richmond County Bank Ballpark.  Read more and view photo here.  The Baby Bombers also released their 2015 promotional schedule.  View press release here.

Staten Island Yankees 2015 Promotional Schedule

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New League, New Era Begins for Jamestown Jammers

Jamestown Jammers Primary LogoThe summer collegiate version of the Jamestown Jammers (Prospect League) kicked off their inaugural season Wednesday night in a rain-shortened game at Russell E. Deithrick Jr. Park.  The previous incarnation of the Jammers (Single-A, New York-Penn League) relocated to Morgantown (WV) in the off season and became the West Virginia Black Bears.  Watch news report here.

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CT Tigers Name New Broadcaster

Connecticut Tigers LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Connecticut Tigers are pleased to announce the hiring of Sam Dostaler as the new Radio Broadcaster for the upcoming 2015 season. Continue reading

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Skating Rink, Laser Tag, Tequila Bar for Richmond County Bank Ballpark?

Staten Island Yankees LogoWith the NY Wheel and Empire Outlets moving in next door, the Staten Island Yankees (Single-A, New York-Penn League) are looking for something to offer visitors at Richmond County Bank Ballpark when it’s not baseball season.  Read more here.

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Salute to Seinfeld Night II – Bigger, Better & Bania

Brooklyn Cyclones LogoPRESS RELEASE – Last season, the Brooklyn Cyclones celebrated “25 Years of Nothing” with their Salute to Seinfeld Night. The promotion garnered international attention, drew fans from 26 states, five countries and sold out in a matter of moments. But you know what? We were just getting started! Continue reading

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