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Team Lodi Begins Search for Nickname

Wine Country Baseball LogoGreat West League Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – Wine Country Baseball in Lodi, California announced today they have begun the search for a team nickname for the 2016 season. Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: McBride Stadium (Richmond, IN)

Digital Ballparks LogoRichmond River Rats LogoEric and Wendy Pastore from DigitalBallparks.com recently visited McBride Stadium, home of the Richmond RiverRats (Summer Collegiate, Prospect League).  Read more and view photo gallery here.

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Lodi Franchise Names GM, Chico Heat Looking for Coach

Great West League Secondary LogoThe ownership group of a yet-to-be-named summer collegiate baseball team in Lodi (CA) said this week that everything is on track for its inaugural opener next year in the start-up Great West League, including bringing Doug Leary on board as general manager.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, the Chico Heat, a soon-to-be-rival of the Lodi club, are already looking for a head coach.  View job posting here.

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Pickles Ballpark Renovations, Logo, Unis and Mascot Coming Soon

Portland Pickles LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Portland Pickles are a work in process, and the next step calls for some major work at Walker Stadium in Lents. The Pickles are one of six baseball teams — three to be named — in the college wood-bat Great West League, which plans to begin a 60-game season on June 3, 2016. Continue reading

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Mallards Show Off ‘Double Decker Pizza Bus’ with Brick Oven, Premium Party Deck

Madison Mallards New LogoOne month ago today, the Madison Mallards (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) unveiled their new Double Decker Pizza Bus, where brick oven pizza is made below, and fans can enjoy the game via premium roof-deck seating

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Watch news report here.  Read press release below: Continue reading

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Dawgs Welcome 500,000th Fan to Seaman Stadium

Okotoks Dawgs Logo on BallPRESS RELEASE – Canada’s #1 summer collegiate club, the Okotoks Dawgs welcomed their 500,000th fan to beautiful Seaman Stadium on Canada Day, July 1st. Continue reading

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Coastal Plain League Franchise to Replace Departing Savannah Sand Gnats

Coastal Plain LogoA summer collegiate Coastal Plain League franchise will take up residence at Grayson Stadium when the Savannah Sand Gnats (Single-A, South Atlantic League) depart for a new ballpark in Columbia (SC) after the 2015 season.  The team will be owned by Jesse Cole and Fans First Entertainment, who will continue to own the Gastonia Grizzlies and manage the Martinsville Mustangs in the CPL.  Read more here.  Watch news reports here and here.

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