Building off the success of three consecutive attendance record setting seasons, the Birmingham Barons (Double-A, Southern League) and the Chicago White Sox have jointly agreed to terms on a two-year extension of their Player Development Contract through 2020. Read more here.
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PRESS RELEASE – The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs names Peter Bragan, Jr., its Vice President Emeritus, effectively immediately. Known affectionately as “Pedro,” Bragan Jr. was most recently owner and operator of the Jacksonville Suns Baseball Club. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs announces a formal re-branding of its logo, the first such design change in 21 years. Using the expertise of branding expert Todd Radom, the league was able to find a pair of logos that symbolize both the circuit’s rich past and promising future. Continue reading
Old wooden seats that were salvaged before the demolition of historic Tinker Field in Orlando were sold last week for $100 for a pair and $200 for a set of four. We’re not sure if there are any remaining or not, but check with the city if you are interested. Read more here and here. Read background story here.
The Community Maritime Park Associates in Pensacola (FL) gave unanimous approval Wednesday to “Blue Wahoos Stadium” as the name for the bayfront stadium. The Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Double-A, Southern League) will pay $112,00 a year for the naming rights, which is half of the amount the team and city would split if another party purchased the right. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Today the Jacksonville Suns announced Harold Craw as its new general manager. Craw recently completed his 14th season in professional sports as the assistant general manager of the Chattanooga Lookouts. Today also marks the completion of the franchise’s sale between new owner Ken Babby and long-time owner Peter Bragan, Jr. Continue reading