Tag Archives: New York-Penn League

Ripken Files Suit Against City

Claiming conduct by the City of Aberdeen (MD) in recent years has made operating Ripken Stadium “unbearably difficult,” the company that owns the Aberdeen IronBirds (Single-A, New York-Penn League) has filed suit accusing the city of not living up to the terms of an agreement made nearly 20 years ago.  Read more here.

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Lowell Spinners Hire Chris Taylor as Assistant General Manager

The Lowell Spinners (Single-A, New York-Penn League) announced today that the team has hired Chris Taylor as its new Assistant General Manager.  Taylor will oversee group ticket sales as part of his new role while also working with season ticket accounts and assisting with the team’s marketing.  Read more here.

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Ripken Challenges City, Sets Deadline for Response

Cal Ripken Jr.‘s sports management company said his firm should take over management of non-baseball events such as weddings, concerts and fundraisers at Ripken Stadium, and claims the City of Aberdeen (MD) has not fulfilled its obligations to upgrade the city-owned ballpark.  Read more here.

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Baby Bombers to Host 2019 NYPL All-Star Game

The Staten Island Yankees (Single-A, New York-Penn League) will celebrate their 20th Anniversary of baseball on Staten Island in 2019.  Next season will be even more special as the New York-Penn League All-Star Game will be played at Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George on Wednesday, August 21, 2019.  Read more here.

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Huntley Sports Group Seeks Contract Extension to Book Non-Baseball Events at Ripken Stadium

At least one non-baseball event has been happening at Aberdeen’s Ripken Stadium each week in 2018, according to the CEO of the firm the city hired earlier this year to handle such bookings.  Read more here.

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New at Falcon Park this Season

Fans of the Auburn Doubledays (Single-A, New York-Penn League) will notice some changes at Falcon Park this season.  The team’s worked throughout the off season to make improvements to the stadium, including adding new seating and concession options.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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S.I. Yankees to Become Pizza Rats During Saturday Games

PRESS RELEASE – The Staten Island Yankees are taking on a new identity on Saturday nights this season. The team will change its name to the Staten Island Pizza Rats for the five Saturday home games, beginning June 23, at Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George.

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