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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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.