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RiverDogs Hope to Legalize Marinara, Set Silliest World Record in Upcoming Homestand

PRESS RELEASE – The Charleston RiverDogs will go for a world record and won’t budge until marinara is declared a legal substance as they welcome the Asheville Tourists from April 20-23 for a four-game series at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park. Continue reading

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Hagerstown Suns Announce Kevin Gehl as New Radio Voice

PRESS RELEASE – The Hagerstown Suns, Class-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals, are pleased to welcome Kevin Gehl as their new Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations for the 2017 season. He will serve as lead radio play-by-play announcer for the Suns in addition to his front office role as manager of media relations and multimedia outreach. Continue reading

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Fireflies Sell Out of Tim Tebow T-Shirts

The Columbia Fireflies (Single-A, South Atlantic League) announced Thursday it sold out of Tim Tebow’s No. 15 adult T-shirts less than 24 hours after it went on sale. Youth jerseys are still available on the club’s website. Read more here.  Read more and watch video about “Tebow Time” here.

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Former Navy Sailor Joins RiverDogs Sales Team

PRESS RELEASE – RiverDogs President and General Manager Dave Echols has announced that Daniel Armas has joined the Charleston front office as a sales representative. The former Navy sailor begins his position immediately heading into the 2017 season. Continue reading

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Downtown Site Proposed for New Legends Ballpark

Grand Slam Development has proposed turning a 17-acre parking lot across the street from Rupp Arena into a mixed-use development.  This would include a new baseball stadium that would be home to the Lexington Legends (Single-A, South Atlantic League).  Read more and watch news report here.  View rendering here.

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Grasshoppers Ballpark Gets New Name, Logo

PRESS RELEASE – First National Bank, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), and the Greensboro Grasshoppers, the Class A minor league baseball affiliate of the Miami Marlins, today unveiled the new name and logo for the Grasshoppers’ ballpark, now First National Bank Field. Continue reading

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Kannapolis Approves New Ballpark Design

Kannapolis IntimidatorsThe Kannapolis (NC) City Council has approved a design for the new baseball stadium presented by architecture firm Populous.  Read more and view rendering here.

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