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EVP of Communications Leaving Spinners After 18 Seasons

Lowell Spinners LogoPRESS RELEASE – After 18 long and successful seasons with the Lowell Spinners, Jon Goode, the team’s Executive Vice President of Communications, has announced he will not be returning for the 2016 season in order to pursue other opportunities. Continue reading

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Spinners Shuffle Staff, Announce Promotions

Lowell Spinners LogoPRESS RELEASE – An offseason of change continued today as the Lowell Spinners, Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, have announced numerous changes to the team’s front office staff. Continue reading

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Book About Skylands Park, New Jersey Cardinals Released

New Jersey Cardinals LogoRob Hilliard has released a book called The Circus is in Town — A Baseball Odyssey, a 790-page manuscript chronicling every detail of the deal to build Skylands Park in Frankford Township (NJ) and the relocation of the Hamilton Redbirds (Single-A, New York-Penn League) to the new stadium as the renamed New Jersey Cardinals.  The book also traces his lifelong love of baseball from his childhood days to his cameo appearance as a sports writer in the 2013 movie 42 about Jackie Robinson.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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30th Anniversary of ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ Highlights IronBirds’ 2016 Promo Schedule

Aberdeen IronBirds New Logo 2PRESS RELEASE – The Aberdeen IronBirds, Class A short season affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, today announced its promotional schedule for the 2016 regular season. In addition to the 19 themed promotional nights, IronBirds fans attending games at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium will have the opportunity to enjoy 14 post-game fireworks shows throughout the season. Continue reading

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Canaligator Running for President

Lowell Spinners LogoPRESS RELEASE – Following a rally for Republican front-runner Donald Trump Monday night at the Tsongas Center, Lowell’s favorite aligator, the Canaligator, has officially announced his intent to run for president in 2016. Continue reading

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Spinners Closing In on New Owner

Lowell Spinners LogoThe Lowell Spinners (Single-A, New York-Penn League), put up for sale by owner Drew Weber in September, may be headed to a local group of investors.  Read more here.

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Susquehanna Bank Park Now BB&T Ballpark

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoPRESS RELEASE – BB&T, Williamsport Mayor Gabriel J. Campana and the Williamsport Crosscutters have jointly announced that BB&T will now assume the naming rights agreement of Historic Bowman Field. The stadium is now officially known as “BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field”. Continue reading

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