Tag Archives: Southern League

Racing Toward the Ballpark Finish Line

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoWork crews have started putting seats in the bowl of the Biloxi Shuckers’ (Double-A, Southern League) stadium along with drainage in the outfield and are laying out the bases. Next will be the soil, and officials are hoping grass can go down in about 30 days.  Read more here.  In other news, the Shuckers have selected Ovations Food Services as the team’s concessionaire.  Read more here.

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Lookouts Announce FSG Bank as Presenting Sponsor, Ballpark Improvements on Way

Chattanooga Lookouts LogoPRESS RELEASE – Today, the Chattanooga Lookouts introduced FSG Bank as their Presenting Partner for the 2015-2017 seasons. This multi-year partnership joins together two of Chattanooga’s hometown community businesses. Continue reading

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Shuckers, City Agree to Deal to Speed Ballpark Construction

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoThe Biloxi Shuckers (Double-A, Southern League) and Overtime Sports will kick in at least $925,000 in upgrades to the minor league baseball stadium to hurry its construction.  In exchange, the city will forego the $2 surcharge on ticket sales in 2015 and 2016 for the first 231,250 tickets sold.  Read more and view photos here.

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Dorothy/Wizard of Oz-Themed Jerseys Highlight Generals’ 2015 Promo Schedule

Jackson Generals LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Jackson Generals released their 2015 promotional schedule on Friday with a plethora of fun nights for fans at the Ballpark at Jackson this season. A brand-new Wizard of Oz Night (May 15), an appearance by Duck Commander and A&E Duck Dynasty’s Jep Robertson on Duck Dynasty Night (July 11) and a Jabari Greer Bobblehead Giveaway (May 1) highlight a season of fun in West Tennessee. Continue reading

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MLB Approves Sale of Lookouts

Chattanooga_LookoutsThe sale of the Chattanooga Lookouts to Atlanta-based general partners Jason Freier and John Woods has been approved by Major League Baseball.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, please enjoy a little “Chattanooga Cho Cho” and the Lookouts Train, which received a new look awhile back thanks to local artist Kristin Meyer.  Watch video here.

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Another $1 Million to Open New Biloxi Ballpark in April

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoThe City of Biloxi (MS) has one week to decide where the Double-A Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League) will open the 2015 baseball season.  If city leaders want the first home game to be played at MGM Park, and avoid a penalty of $10,000 for each game the Shuckers are forced to play elsewhere, it will cost another $1 million.  Read more here.

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Mississippi Braves Announce 2015 Promotional Calendar

Mississippi Braves LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Mississippi Braves are proud to unveil the 2015 promotional calendar. In addition to the previously announced eight bobblehead giveaways and weekly promotions every night of the week, the M-Braves boast a packed promotional lineup for the upcoming season at Trustmark Park. Continue reading

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