How to move forward with Ripken Stadium, home of the Aberdeen IronBirds (Single-A, New York-Penn League), is the biggest challenge the Aberdeen (MD) City Council faced in 2018, according to Mayor Patrick McGrady. He couldn’t say more, because of pending litigation. That litigation includes a countersuit filed by the city to the breach of contract suit filed last year in Harford County Circuit Court by Tufton Professional Baseball. Read more here.
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Aberdeen (MD) City Council members hope to have an agreement in place “sooner rather than later” for management of Ripken Stadium, home of the Aberdeen IronBirds (Single-A, New York-Penn League), for this year and beyond, the city’s mayor said. This could happen as early as the next city council meeting on Feb. 12. Read more here.
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.
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.
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.
PRESS 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
With 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.