Tag Archives: South Atlantic League

The Augusta Baseball House that Heaton Built, GreenJackets Take Final Bow

As the Augusta GreenJackets (Single-A, South Atlantic League) take the field tonight for the final game of the season, it will conclude their almost 30-year stay at Lake Olmstead.  Next year a new stadium beckons in North Augusta.  Read more and view photo here.  Read about the final homestand here.

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Filed under Design & Construction, Stadium Issues

BlueClaws to Host Beatles Tribute Night Sept. 2

The Lakewood BlueClaws (Single-A, South Atlantic League) are hosting a Beatles Tribute Night on Saturday that includes special jerseys, drink specials, and a live two-hour set from Britishmania as part of the TD Bank Summer Concert Series.  Read more and watch video here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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RiverDogs Break Franchise Attendance Record

With the announced crowd of 4,762, the Charleston RiverDogs (Single-A, South Atlantic League) set the franchise’s new attendance record with 296,647 fans having now passed through the turnstiles at Riley Park this year.  Read more here.  Actor/Director Fun Bill Murray provided fans with a personal thank you below:

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It’s ‘SRP Park’ for GreenJackets’ New Digs, Ballpark Logo Unveiled

PRESS RELEASE – The Augusta GreenJackets and SRP FCU announced at a Press Conference that the new stadium under construction in North Augusta, SC will be known as SRP Park. Continue reading

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Record Crowd Watches Eclipse, Fireflies

A crowd of 9,629 fans – a new Spirit Communications Park record – was on hand Monday to not only view the first transcontinental solar eclipse in 99 years, but also to watch the Fireflies walk off in the bottom of the ninth inning.  Read more here.

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BlueClaws Name New President, GM

Shore Town Baseball is pleased to announce that Joe Ricciutti has been named President & General Manager of the BlueClaws.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Legends to Celebrate ‘So Close, Yet so Far Away’ Solar Eclipse Night

PRESS RELEASE – The Lexington Legends will be honoring the Great American Total Solar Eclipse at Whitaker Bank Ballpark on Monday, August 21 with their very own #SoCloseYetSolarFarAway Solar Eclipse Night. Continue reading

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