Tag Archives: Single-A

Ripken Stadium Mangement Deal Bad for the City?

Shortly after he arrived from Alaska in the summer of 2016 to take over day-to-day management of the Aberdeen (MD) city government, Randy Robertson remarked that he did not realize part of his new job included managing a municipal stadium.  Read more here.

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Miracle’s Festival of Beers Returning Jan. 27

The Fort Myers Miracle (Single-A, Florida State League) and Hammond Stadium will host the 14th annual Ballpark Festival of Beer from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27.  Read more here.

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Dogs Feeling the Rhythm with Jamaican Bobsled Night

PRESS RELEASE – On the heels of Jamaica sending their first women’s bobsled team to this year’s winter games, the Charleston RiverDogs will highlight one of the greatest underdog stories of all-time this season.

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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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Kahn Tabbed as New ‘Voice of the Power’

PRESS RELEASE – The West Virginia Power are excited to announce the hiring of David Kahn as the club’s new Broadcast and Media Relations Manager for the 2018 season. Kahn will be the lead voice on all 140 Power broadcasts, which can be heard on The Jock 1300 and 1340 AM and online at wvpower.com.

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Ballpark Hotel on Deck in Fort Wayne

In two weeks, the Fort Wayne (IN) Plan Commission will decide whether to approve the primary development plan for a new 136-room, seven-story Hampton Inn & Suites hotel downtown near Parkview Field, home of the Fort Wayne TinCaps (Single-A, Midwest League), and Grand Wayne Center.  The plan calls for ground-floor retail and a rooftop bar overlooking the baseball field.  Read more here.

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