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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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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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Spotsylvania County Seeks Extension to Negotiate Deal with Suns

Hagerstown Suns LogoSpotsylvania County (VA) officials said Tuesday that they expect to know by the end of the month whether a proposal for a publicly financed $33 million minor league baseball stadium is still alive.  Read more here.

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QB Tom Brady Banned from FirstEnergy Park

Lakewood BlueClaws Alternative LogoPRESS RELEASE – Following Monday’s announcement that the NFL has suspended Tom Brady for the first four games of the 2015 regular season for “conduct detrimental to the integrity of the NFL,” the Lakewood BlueClaws have made the decision to immediately and permanently prohibit Mr. Brady from FirstEnergy Park to preserve the integrity of the inflatable InVision Eyecare Eyeball Race. Continue reading

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RiverDogs Announce ‘Shoes for Joe Night’

Charleston RiverdogsPRESS RELEASE – Donate a new or used pair of sneakers and we’ll give you a free ticket to see the Charleston RiverDogs battle rival Greenville Drive on Saturday, May 16, in what will be one of the most unique starts in baseball history. Continue reading

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Redneck Idol Highlights Redneck Night IV

West Virginia Power Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The West Virginia Power will host their fourth annual Redneck Night on May 23, 2015. The Davisson Brothers Band will perform a concert from 5:30 until 6:30 and then again after the game. This award-winning theme night will also serve as the finals to a new singing contest called Redneck Idol. The Power will team with 96.1 The Wolf to help one aspiring musician along Continue reading

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