Tag Archives: South Atlantic League

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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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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Drive Selected to Receive MiLB’s John H. Johnson President’s Award

The Greenville Drive (Single-A, South Atlantic League) have been selected by Minor League Baseball to receive the John H. Johnson President’s Award, the most prestigious award handed out to a minor league franchise.  Read more here.

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Project Jackson Residential Development Taking Shape

It’s clear from the Georgia Avenue bridge — the future home of the Augusta Greenjackets (Single-A, South Atlantic League) is slowly coming together. But off in the distance, a new piece is slowly building into place.  Read more and watch news report here.

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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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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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