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Milwaukie (OR) Still in the Game, But What Team?

The Portland suburb of Hillsboro muscled ahead of Milwaukie in the ballpark sweepstakes to lure a Single-A Northwest League franchise.  Despite Hillsboro’s success in snagging the Yakima Bears, Milwaukie expects to secure commitments for a team and a Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Gesa Stadium (Pasco, WA)

LittleBallparks.com visits Gesa Stadium, home of the Single-A Tri-City Dust Devils (Northwest League).  As described by the site’s Paul Crumlish, Gesa is a “Nice little park a long way from anything. But amazing landscape of the Columbia River and lava flows is worth the drive. Sunset on the landscape is almost a distraction from the game.”  View photos here.

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Chris King Introduced as Voice of the Dust Devils

PRESS RELEASE – The Tri-City Dust Devils have announced that Chris King will be the team’s new radio play-by-play announcer. King is a Washington State University graduate and is currently the play-by-play announcer for Boise State University women’s basketball. Continue reading

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Ebert Named Northwest League Executive of the Year

PRESS RELEASE – At the Northwest League meeting in Vancouver, BC, last week Tri-City Dust Devils Vice President/General Manager Derrel Ebert was honored as the 2011 Northwest League Executive of the Year. Continue reading

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Milwaukie (OR) Trolling for NWL Team to Fill New Ballpark

As we previously posted, the city of Milwaukie (OR), a suburb of teamless Portland, is pursuing a new 4,000-seat ballpark for a yet-to-be-determined Single-A Northwest League franchise.  The Yakima Bears are the obvious target, particularly if Vancouver (WA) stumbles, but based on attendance numbers and the quality of the Continue reading

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Brett Brothers Add More Amenities to D-Devils’ Ballpark

Since taking over management of the Single-A Tri-City (Pasco, WA) Dust Devils in 2005, the Brett Brothers have continued to make improvements to Gesa Stadium.  This year is no different, with the addition of new group areas that proved quite popular during a recent Washington State Cougars vs. Washington Huskies game.  The Dust Devlis home opener is on June 17.  Read more here.

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Dust Devils Introduce New Radio Broadcaster

PRESS RELEASE – The Tri-City Dust Devils have introduced Jason Schwartz as the team’s new radio play-by-play broadcaster. A Los Angeles native, Schwartz graduated from USC and is currently the play-by-play announcer for USC women’s basketball. Continue reading

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Fun, Affordable Family Fun on Deck: Promo Schedule Unveiled

PRESS RELEASE – Gesa Stadium will once again be the home of fun, affordable family entertainment in the Tri-Cities this summer, as the Tri-City Dust Devils have revealed their 2010 promotional schedule. Here are some highlights of what is sure to be the most fun-filled summer in Dust Devils history: Continue reading

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