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Emeralds Unveil Special Unis for ‘Portlandia Night’

Eugene Emeralds New Logo SquatchPRESS RELEASE – Grab your flannel, skinny jeans and a $3 Pabst Blue Ribbon tall boy and join the Eugene Emeralds on Thursday, Aug. 27 for Portlandia Night at PK Park. The Chicago Cubs’ single-A affiliate will don special uniforms – “flannel” tops and “skinny jean” pants – inspired by the weirdest city and show in the nation in a game against Spokane. Continue reading

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Hops Honor ‘Battered Bastards’ Tonight

Hillsborough Hops LogoThe Hillsboro Hops (Single-A, Northwest League) are celebrating “Portland Mavericks Night” Thursday.  Mavericks players will be recognized in a pre-game ceremony.  Hops players will wear custom-made throwback Mavericks uniforms which will be auctioned during the game.  Learn more about the “The Battered Bastards of Baseball” here.  Watch documentary on Netflix here.

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Jail Time Unlikely for Ballpark Firestarters

Eugene Emeralds logoPolice officials say jail time isn’t likely if convictions are handed down for the four youths charged with setting a fire that destroyed historic Civic Stadium in Eugene (OR).  Read more here.  The old ballpark was the former home of the Eugene Emeralds (Single-A, Northwest League) and was slated for a soccer makeover after recently being saved from the wrecking ball.

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Agon Sports Has a Proven Plan for New Boise Ballpark

Boise Hawks LogoThe Boise Hawks’ (Single-A, Northwest League) new ownership group, Agon Sports and Entertainment, came into Boise last fall well aware of the club’s need for a new ballpark.  The group wants to mirror what it has done in Fort Wayne (IN), and what it’s about to do in North Augusta (SC), to get it done in Idaho’s capital city.  Read more here.

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Civic Stadium Fire Blamed on Boys

Eugene_Emeralds LogoA massive fire that destroyed Eugene’s historic Civic Stadium, the former home of the Eugene Emeralds (Single-A, Northwest League), was caused by four boys playing with fire who fled when the flames got out of control, investigators said Thursday.  Read more here.

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RIP Civic Stadium

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Fire Destroys Historic Civic Stadium

Eugene_Emeralds LogoRecently saved historic Civic Stadium in Eugene is considered a complete loss after a fire engulfed it Monday, sending flames shooting high into the evening air.  The 78-year-old ballpark served as the home of the Eugene Emeralds (Single-A, Northwest League) from 1969-2009.  Read more here.  View photos here and here.

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