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$10 Million for Future of Space Coast Stadium

Washington Nationals WBrevard County ManateesSome Brevard County (FL) leaders want to bet big on the future of the area’s Space Coast stadium, as the Washington Nationals and possibly the Brevard County Manatees (Single-A, Florida State League) head for the door.  Commissioners want to attract a major youth athletic league to the ballpark.  It could cost $10 million to do it.  Watch news report here.

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Columbia Professional Baseball Announces Affiliation with New York Mets

Columbia Professional BaseballNew York Mets LogoPRESS RELEASE – Hardball Capital, the New York Mets and the City of Columbia today announced that Columbia’s new Minor League Baseball team will be the South Atlantic League affiliate of the New York Mets. The Mets affiliate currently plays in Savannah, GA. While located in Savannah, the team has won ten South Atlantic Continue reading

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BlueClaws to Salute Retiring Late Night TV Host David Letterman Tonight

Lakewood BlueClaws Alternative LogoPRESS RELEASE – A television icon is set to retire, and the BlueClaws will honor the career of David Letterman at their game on Friday, May 22nd. Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Roger Dean Stadium (Jupiter, FL)

Jupiter HammerheadsMLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Roger Dean Stadium, home of the Jupiter Hammerheads (Single-A, Florida State League).  Read more and view photos in a three-part series here, here and here.

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Spotsylvania County Solicits Public Input on Ballpark Proposal

Hagerstown Suns LogoSpotsylvania County (VA) is soliciting feedback on a plan for a publicly financed $33 million minor league baseball stadium for the Hagerstown Suns (Single-A, South Atlantic League).  The county announced this week that it has created an online comment form at www.spotsylvania.va.us for people to express their views on the topic.  Read more here.

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No Bids for Parcels Available for Development Around SB Cubs Ballpark

South Bend Cubs Primary LogoSome prime city-owned parcels around South Winds Field, home of the South Bend Cubs (Single-A, Midwest League), were put up for sale Thursday, but no offers were received.  Nonetheless, city officials remain hopeful of making something big happen around the ballpark, similar to development in Fort Wayne.  Read more here.

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Hot Rods Announce Addition of Carousel to Bowling Green Ballpark

Bowling Green Hot Rods LogoPRESS RELEASE – Since their inception in 2009, the Bowling Green Hot Rods have cast themselves as one of the most creative entertainment outlets in all of Minor League Baseball, using Bowling Green Ballpark as the centerpiece venue in creating a top-notch family-friendly experience. Continue reading

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