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Spotsylvania County Surprised by Ballpark Consultant Billing

Hagerstown Suns LogoSome Spotsylvania County (VA) officials were surprised to learn recently that the county owes $23,750 for a financial advisor’s analysis last year of a proposed taxpayer-financed baseball stadium to lure the Hagerstown Suns (Single-A, South Atlantic League).  Read more here.

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City Has Few Options to Address Homeowners’ Ballpark Complaints

Columbia Firefies Primary LogoThe Columbia (SC) City Council has little power to force the company that will run the new $37-million baseball stadium to limit fireworks displays or restrict game days or concert dates, the city attorney told council Tuesday.  Read more here.

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Noise, Lighting Study Clears Way for Fireflies

Columbia Firefies Primary LogoResults from noise and lighting studies for the Spirit Communications Park, the new home of the Columbia Fireflies (Single-A, South Atlantic League), found that baseball games would have a minimal effect on nearby neighborhoods.  Read more here.

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Fireflies Unveil Uniforms

Columbia Firefies Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Columbia Fireflies today unveiled their uniform jerseys and introduced the winners of the “Name the Team Contest” at a press conference at the South Carolina State Museum. Continue reading

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Delmarva Bolsters Front Office Staff

Delmarva Shorebirds LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Delmarva Shorebirds, Class A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, have completed a number of moves to its front office staff to help prepare for the 2016 season. The movement consists of the addition of a new broadcaster, two ticket sales account executives and the promotion of two existing employees to new roles. Continue reading

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Suns Staying Put (for Now)

Hagerstown Suns LogoThe Hagerstown (MD) City Council has agreed in principle to a lease extension with the Hagerstown Suns (Single-A, South Atlantic League) to stay at Municipal Stadium for two more years.  The new proposal has the Suns continuing to pay the city $35,000 for rent per year, but it will now be reinvested back into the stadium for improvements.  Read more here.

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BlueClaws Unveil Pork Roll, Egg & Cheese Bobbleheads

Lakewood BlueClaws Alternative LogoPRESS RELEASE – As part of National Bobblehead Day on Thursday, the BlueClaws unveiled the Pork Roll, Egg & Cheese Bobbleheads that will be given out at three different games in 2016. Continue reading

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