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Judge Wolff: We’re Making Progress on New Triple-A Ballpark for Downtown San Antonio

Pacific Coast LeagueThe ongoing redevelopment of San Antonio’s urban core could get an assist from pro baseball.  Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff said Friday that progress has been made on an effort to build a new ballpark in the center city for a higher level of minor league baseball.  Read more here.

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Knights Ditch Hotel Idea for Six-Story Office Building with Ballpark Amenities

Charlotte Knights New Primary LogoThe Charlotte Knights (Triple-A, International League) aren’t planning to build a hotel anymore on a grassy strip at BB&T Ballpark. Instead, they’re planning a six-story office building with a terrace to view the stadium, more seats, a year-round restaurant and underground parking.  Read more here.

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Grizzlies Offer ‘Frankenslice’ Pizza for One Scary Night Only

Fresno Grizzlies LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Fresno Grizzlies took over the internet and national media outlets once again, this time with the announcement of the Frankenslice, which is a hot dog stuffed crust pepperoni slice that will be exclusively available during their Thursday, May 21st home game against the Nashville Sounds, Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics. The Frankenslice ties into the Halfway to Halloween Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: First Tennessee Park (Nashville, TN)

Joe Mock BaseballParksNashville Sounds New Color Pick LogoJoe Mock from BaseballParks.com provides ballpark fans with the first comprehensive review of First Tennessee Park, the new Sulphur Dell home for the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more and view photos here.

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PawSox President Dies

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyPawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) president James Skeffington, who was part of a 10-member group that purchased the team in February, died unexpectedly on Sunday while jogging near his home.  Read more here.  View PawSox news release here.

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Sounds Attendance Jumps 43.3% in New Ballpark

Nashville Sounds New Color Pick LogoThere is a long season ahead before we can truly determine the success of the new Sulphur Dell ballpark built for the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), but 16 home games in, the team has had three sellouts, and attendance has increased by 43.3% over last year from an average of 4,909 to 7,034.  Read more here.

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Storm Chasers Announce ‘All-Star Week’ Festivities

Omaha Storm Chasers Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The First National Bank 2015 Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 15, is the culmination of several events during “All-Star Week” at Werner Park and in the Omaha Metro July 12-15. Earlier today, the Storm Chasers released the schedule for “All-Star Week” (#ASG15Omaha): Continue reading

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