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$1.25 Million State Grant Awarded for BB&T Ballpark Renovations

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoPRESS RELEASE – The transformation of BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field will continue with the announcement by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf of a $1.25 million dollar grant to the City of Williamsport for continued renovations to the stadium. Continue reading

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Crosscutters Announce Seating Upgrades

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Williamsport Crosscutters have announced additional upgrades to BB&T Ballpark for the 2017 season. Continue reading

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ValleyCats Unveil 2017 All-Star Game Logo

Tri City Valley Cats Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Tri-City ValleyCats have revealed the official logo for the 2017 New York-Penn League All-Star Game, set for Tuesday, August 15 at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy. Continue reading

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Doubledays for Sale

Auburn Doubledays LogoAuburn (NY) is looking for a buyer for the Auburn Doubledays (Single-A, New York-Penn League), the city-owned minor league baseball team that is valued at about $6 million, the city’s corporation counsel said last week.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Heller Vows Lowell Franchise, Ballpark Improvements

Lowell Spinners LogoNew Lowell Spinners (Single-A, New York-Penn League) owner Dave Heller told city councilors last week that he is determined to improve the baseball team and the city-owned LeLacheur Park where it plays, before he entered closed-door negotiations with the city on the park lease.  Read more here.

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Aberdeen Officials, Ripken Baseball Discuss Lease

Aberdeen IronBirds New Logo 2With negotiations under way for a new lease on city-owned Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium, home of the Aberdeen IronBirds (Single-A, New York-Penn League), Aberdeen (MD) city officials concede they aren’t sure what role the city government should play in the stadium’s management going forward.  The negotiations on the stadium lease are taking place against the backdrop of Ripken baseball owners Cal Ripken Jr. and Billy Ripken looking for a partner to buy a majority ownership in the team.  Read more here.

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Spinners Add Radle to Front Office

Lowell Spinners LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Lowell Spinners, short season affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, have officially added Brian Radle to the team’s front office as the new assistant general manager. Continue reading

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