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Cutters Unveil New Deck Plans, Extend Ballpark Lease

Williamsport Crosscutters LogoPRESS RELEASE – Final approval by Williamsport City Council on April 28 has paved the way for construction of a new premium deck to be added to the right field side of BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field. The yet-to-be-named area will be built on the former site of the right field bleachers which were removed prior to the 2015 season to clear space for the anticipated construction. Continue reading

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Cyclones Announce Seinfeld Night 3 – ‘Make Kramerica Great Again’

Brooklyn Cyclones LogoPRESS RELEASE – For the last two seasons, “Salute to Seinfeld” Night has been one of the highlights of the Brooklyn Cyclones promotional schedule – even garnering Minor League Baseball’s Promotion of the Year in 2014. Continue reading

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Full House Tribute Night in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Cyclones LogoPRESS RELEASE – Thousands of people across the country spent their week binge watching Netflix, and now they find themselves craving more “Fuller House.” Well fear not! The Brooklyn Cyclones are set to pay homage to the “City by the Bay,” and their most famous residents – The Tanner Family – this summer at MCU Park. Continue reading

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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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