Tag Archives: Single-A

Renovations Coming to LumberKings’ Ballpark

Ashford University Field will be getting a face lift for the 2018 season as the Clinton LumberKings have teamed up with the Clinton County Development Association, the City of Clinton (IA), and the Friends of Riverview Stadium to make changes to the 81 year old ballpark.  Read more here.

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AquaSox Field Getting Synthetic Turf

Starting this week, crews will begin replacing the natural infield, outfield and warning track at Memorial Stadium, home of the Everett AquaSox (Single-A, Northwest League), with synthetic turf.  Read more here.

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City Unanimously Approves Plan to Sell Ripken Stadium

At a special meeting Monday evening, Aberdeen’s (MD) mayor and city council unanimously affirmed their intention to try and sell Ripken Stadium, home of the Aberdeen IronBirds (Single-A, New York-Penn League), to relieve the city of one of its financial burdens.  Read more here.

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Johnson City’s VP/GM Accepts Position with Lugnuts

Boyd Sports, LLC has announced that Johnson City Cardinals Vice President/General Manager Tyler Parsons is moving on from the organization after accepting a position with the Lansing Lugnuts of the Midwest League.  Read more here.

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Legends Win MiLB John Henry Moss Community Service Award

PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball today named the Lexington Legends the recipient of the fifth annual John Henry Moss Community Service Award. The award was created in 2013 by Minor League Baseball in honor of the late John Henry Moss, who founded what would become the South Atlantic League in 1959 and headed the circuit until 2007. The Legends will receive their award at the Baseball Winter Meetings Banquet on Sunday, Dec. 10, at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida. Continue reading

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Boise State Baseball, Soccer Won’t Share Hawks New Ballpark

Boise State University announced that it will have no involvement in a proposed Downtown Boise stadium, deciding instead to build its own stadium on or near campus.  Read more here.  Read more thoughts here.

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SAL President Krupa Wins Warren Giles Award

PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball announced today that it has selected South Atlantic League President Eric Krupa as the recipient of the 34th annual Warren Giles Award, which honors outstanding service as a league president. Continue reading

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