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Oklahoma City RedHawks Become Oklahoma City Dodgers

Oklahoma City Dodgers LogoPRESS RELEASE – It’s time for the Oklahoma City Dodgers. Mandalay Baseball, LLC announced today the franchise will replace the Oklahoma City RedHawks moniker and will be known as the Oklahoma City Dodgers, effective immediately. Continue reading

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RedHawks Sold, Team Becomes Dodgers Affiliate, Ballpark Improvements Announced

Oklahoma City RedHawks LogoDodgers LogoPRESS RELEASE – Mandalay Baseball Properties, LLC, owner of the Oklahoma City RedHawks, has reached an agreement to sell the franchise. The new ownership group will be a partnership between Mandalay Entertainment Chairman and CEO Peter Guber and other current principals of Mandalay Baseball Properties, and the Continue reading

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Oklahoma City to Host 2014 MiLB Promotional Seminar

Minor League Baseball LogoOklahoma City RedHawks LogoPRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball and the Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau announced Wednesday that the 2014 Minor League Baseball Promotional Seminar will take place in Oklahoma City, Okla. The Oklahoma City RedHawks will be the host club for the 37th annual seminar from Sept. 30-Oct. 2. The announcement was made in Continue reading

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OKC RedHawks to Host Beerfest Sept. 28

PRESS RELEASE – The Oklahoma City RedHawks will host Beerfest presented by Miller Lite on Friday, Sept. 28 from 7-10 p.m. at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. A variety of beers will be available, and local country act the Jason Young Band will perform throughout the night. Continue reading

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El Paso Ballpark Project in Jeopardy?

El Paso Mayor John Cook has remained opposed to plans to demolish City Hall to make room for a new $50 million downtown ballpark for the Triple-A Tucson Padres (Pacific Coast League), but he has said he would not issue a veto of the project if he believed it would be overturned by a three-fourths majority vote of 6-2 by the city council.  The balanced could now be tipped in the mayor’s favor, as City Council Continue reading

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RedHawks, Astros Extend PDC

PRESS RELEASE – The Oklahoma City RedHawks and Houston Astros are pleased to announce they have extended their Player Development Contract through 2014, keeping the Astros’ Triple-A affiliate in Oklahoma City for two more seasons. Continue reading

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Newcastle Field at Bricktown Now Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark

One day after the Bricktown ballpark in Oklahmoa City was renamed Newcastle Field at Bricktown as part of a ballpark naming rights deal, outcry by officials that the home of the Triple-A Oklahoma RedHawks (Pacific Coast League) would be associated with a gambling establishment — Newcastle Casino — Mandalay and the Chickasaw Nation changed the name to Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.  Read more here.

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Bricktown Ballpark Gets New Name

The naming rights to Bricktown ballpark, home of the Triple-A Oklahama City RedHawks (International League) have reportedly been sold to Newcastle Casino for an undisclosed sum.  The new name of the stadium will be “Newcastle Field at Bricktown.”  Read more here.

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Bricktown an Example for Amarillo?

Jon Mark Beilue from the Amarillo Globe-News takes a look at the success of Oklahoma City’s AT&T Bricktown Ballpark, home of the Triple-A Oklahoma City RedHawks, as a model for Amarillo’s pending downtown revitalization efforts.  Read more here.

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RedHawks Hire New Play-By-Play Announcer

After calling games for five years for the Double-A Jacksonville (FL) Suns, announcer J.P. Shadrick is on his way to Oklahoma City to be the new play-by-play announcer for the Triple-A RedHawks.  Shadrick also had tours with the the indy pro Sioux Falls (SD) Canaries (now Pheasants), Single-A Salem (VA) Avalanche (now Red Sox), and the summer collegiate Wilson (NC) Tobs.  Read more here.

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Astros Return Home, Sign PDC with RedHawks

PRESS RELEASE – The Houston Astros (Astros) and the Oklahoma City RedHawks (RedHawks) today announced that the Astros will be returning as the Triple-A affiliate of the RedHawks. The Astros were the original Major League Baseball affiliate of the Oklahoma City Triple-A franchise from 1962 through 1972 and with over 150 games available in 2010 for Continue reading

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RedHawks Purchased by Mandalay

PRESS RELEASE – Mandalay Baseball Properties, LLC (MBP) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Oklahoma City RedHawks franchise in the Pacific Coast League (PCL) from OKC Athletic Club, LP, principally owned by Robert Funk Sr. and Scott Pruitt. Major League Baseball, the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues, and the Pacific Coast League have all approved the transaction. Continue reading

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Sale of RedHawks to Mandalay Close at Hand

The Oklahoma City Council has voted to approve the transfer of the lease of AT&T Bricktown Ballpark from OKC Athletic Club to Mandalay Baseball Properties, which is in negotiations to purchase the Triple-A Oklahoma City RedHawks.  Mandalay currently owns the Double-A Frisco Roughriders, Double-A Erie SeaWolves, Single-A Dayton Dragons, and Single-A Hagerstown Suns.  Read more here.

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Going Totally Tubuler at the Brick

It ain’t the Winter X Games, but starting Dec. 4 through Jan. 3, fans of winter in Oklahoma City can banzai down a giant man-made snow-tubing slope built from the upper deck down to second base at AT&T Bricktown Ballpark.  Read more here.

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