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O’Fallon Locks In Rascals Long Term After Dramatic Drop in Annual Lease Payment

River City Rascals LogoThe city of O’Fallon (MO) and indy pro River City Rascals (Frontier League) have agreed to a new long-term contract for the use of T.R. Hughes Ballpark.  Under the deal, the Rascal’s rent will drop from $175,000 in 2012 to $50,000 in 2013.  The payment will then gradually increase over the next nine years but stay below the 2012 number.  Read more and view news clip here.

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Long-Term Lease Deal on Deck for Rascals

River City Rascals LogoThe indy pro River City Rascals (Frontier League) and the city of O’Fallon (MO) have reportedly reached a “general consensus” on a new 10-year agreement for the use of  T.R. Hughes Ballpark, which would replace the current lease set to expire after the 2014 season.  The new deal could result in lower lease payments and stadium improvements, including a video scoreboard and installation of artificial turf.  Read more here.

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Group Breaks Record for Longest Baseball Game, Raises Money for Charity

A group of 50 men from the St. Louis metro area set out last Tuesday night to play a marathon baseball game for 60-consecutive hours at T. R. Hughes Ballpark in O’Fallon (MO), home of the indy pro River City Rascals (Frontier League), to raise money for The BackStoppers and reclaim a Guinness World Record.  Watch video news report here.  They succeeded.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the story.

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Fans Flock to T.R. Hughes for Chicken Wings

Wing Ding, the chicken wing-themed celebration that has been going on for 13 years in the O’Fallen (MO) area to raise funds for BCI, an employment agency for the disabled, was held at T.R. Hughes Ballpark, home of the Frontier League’s River City Rascals, for the first time.  The event was a success, with over 16 vendors, live music, and 2,500 participants.  Read more here.

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Rascals Hire Kuhn as Team President

PRESS RELEASE – The 2011 campaign marks the 13th season for the River City Rascals (Frontier League) and 20th season for new Team President, John Kuhn, in professional baseball. Today, the Rascals have announced the hiring of Kuhn to take over operations at T.R. Hughes Ballpark. Continue reading

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