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Greener Pastures Not So Green

A. Barton Hinkle, senior editorial writer and columnist at the Richmond Times-Dispatch, takes a dim and seemingly bitter look at the status of Triple-A ball in Gwinnett County (GA).  As you recall, the Richmond Braves (International League) left Richmond (VA) and The Diamond for brand new $64 million ballpark outside Atlanta (GA).  Things have not turned out as rosy as predicted at Coolray Field.   Read more here.

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Ballpark Not the Problem in Lackawanna County

Minor league baseball executives from Bill Terlecky to Chuck Domino don’t believe replacing PNC Field with a new ballpark will necessarily fix the attendance problems for the Triple-A Wilkes-Barre Yankees (now Empire State Yankees) (International League).  We completely agree.  The lack of fan support stems from the team’s management, operations, and fan experience.  Read more here.

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