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IronBirds Hopeful for Long-Term Resolution of Ballpark Issues

The owners of the Aberdeen IronBirds (Single-A, New York-Penn League) hope for a “long-term solution” to the issues that have put them at odds with the City of Aberdeen (MD) in recent months, including responsibility for managing events outside the baseball season and the proposed sale of the team’s home, Ripken Stadium.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Management Firm Reiterates Commitment to Aberdeen, Ripkens

Athan Sunderland, CEO of the Huntley Sports Group, says his company is committed to the success of Ripken Stadium and the City of Aberdeen (MA), as controversy continues to swell around the city officials plan to give Sunderland’s company control of the stadium’s management.  Read more here.

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No Deal Yet to Manage Non-Baseball Events at Ripken Stadium

Unless the City of Aberdeen (MD) can reach a license agreement in the next few days with someone to manage Ripken Stadium in 2018, the city will assume control over non-baseball events on Jan. 1.  Read more here.

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IronBirds Announce New HD Video Board

Aberdeen IronBirds New Logo 2PRESS RELEASE – It hasn’t been business as usual here in Aberdeen! Today, the IronBirds are excited to announce the new 1,500 square foot high-definition video board and live score line display for the 2017 season. Continue reading

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Aberdeen Officials, Ripken Baseball Discuss Lease

Aberdeen IronBirds New Logo 2With negotiations under way for a new lease on city-owned Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium, home of the Aberdeen IronBirds (Single-A, New York-Penn League), Aberdeen (MD) city officials concede they aren’t sure what role the city government should play in the stadium’s management going forward.  The negotiations on the stadium lease are taking place against the backdrop of Ripken baseball owners Cal Ripken Jr. and Billy Ripken looking for a partner to buy a majority ownership in the team.  Read more here.

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Ripken Baseball and Leidos Announce Stadium Naming Rights Partnership

Aberdeen IronBirds New LogoPRESS RELEASE – Ripken Baseball and Leidos, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, today announced a multi-year partnership granting Leidos the naming rights for Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, Md. Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium will officially become the home of the Aberdeen IronBirds, pending New York Penn League and Minor League Baseball approval. Continue reading

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Ripken Baseball Seeks Naming Rights Partner for Ballpark

Aberdeen IronBirds New LogoRipken Baseball LogoIt already has a famous name, but Ripken Baseball says it is looking for a naming-rights sponsor for Ripken Stadium, home of the Single-A Aberdeen IronBirds (New York-Penn League).  Read more here.

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