Tag Archives: Southern League

Leaving Baseball Behind at Joe Davis Stadium

Thursday night, the Huntsville (AL) city council members took the first step toward giving Joe Davis Stadium, the former home of the Huntsville Stars (Double-A, Southern League), a new life by approving a study to look into whether the old stadium can become a 10,000-seat entertainment space.  Read more here.

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Jumbo Shrimp Introduce Bat Dog, Will Unveil Second Mascot Tonight

The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are putting the final touches on their roster for their opening homestand, signing Sgt. Scampi, from K9s For Warriors, as the team’s bat dog for a designated half inning at each Friday home game during the 2017 season.  Read press release here.  Read about second mascot unveiling here.

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Barons to Host 2018 Southern League All-Star Game, Unveil Logo

PRESS RELEASE – The Birmingham Barons are excited to announce that Regions Field will host the 2018 Southern League All-Star Game. The Barons, in partnership with Wind Creek Casino & Hotel, Wetumpka and the Southern League, will put on multiple events to welcome the best and brightest stars of the Southern League to the Magic City. Continue reading

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Jumbo Shrimp Announce Name the Mascot Contest

PRESS RELEASE – The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are asking fans to help name the new Shrimp mascot, who is presented by Tom Bush Family of Dealerships and will be unveiled on Opening Night, Wednesday, April 12, at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. The contest winner will receive season tickets and a chance to participate in the unveiling ceremony. Continue reading

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M-Braves Unveil Plans for New HD Video Board

Mississippi Braves LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Mississippi Braves, Double-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, unveiled plans to build a new high definition video board at Trustmark Park prior to the start of the 2017 season. Continue reading

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Jumbo Shrimp Add Four to Front Office

jacksonville-jumbo-shrimp-logoPRESS RELEASE – The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are opening the new year with four recently added staff members, and two continuing staff in new positions, as the club prepares for the 2017 Southern League season and the first Jumbo Shrimp game at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville Wednesday, April 12, at 7:05 p.m. Continue reading

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Donated Land Near Jackson Ballpark Approved for Future Development

Jackson Generals LogoA donation of more than 10 acres of land near the Ballpark at Jackson, home of the Jackson Generals (Double-A, Southern League) has been approved by the City Council for future development of a possible convention center.  Read more here.

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