The Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) opened their new Sulphur Dell ballpark in front of a capacity crowd of 10,459. Read more and view news report here. View photo gallery of First Tennessee Park’s inaugural home opener here.
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The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday to celebrate the grand opening of First Tennessee Park, the new home of the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League). Read more here.
The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) on Wednesday unveiled plans for an $85 million stadium in downtown Providence (RI) that they are billing as an economic engine and a catalyst of further development in the city. Read more and view renderings here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Lehigh Valley IronPigs will give a nod to the pop culture phenomenon of “Hump Day” by wearing camel jerseys (presented by Geico Lehigh Valley, of course) on Wednesday, July 1 against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders at Coca-Cola Park. Continue reading
The Salt Lake Bees (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) have installed a baseball humidor at Smith’s Ballpark to keep the balls from shrinking, hardening and losing friction, which can cause them pop off the bat for what Bees spokeman Kraig Williams calls “cheap home runs.” Read more and view photo here.
PRESS RELEASE – After receiving over 1,000 submissions for new mascot names, and close to 2,000 votes during the finals, the Oklahoma City Dodgers announced their new mascots will be named Brooklyn (female) and Brix (male). Continue reading
Lawyer James J. Skeffington, a principal owner and president of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League), expects to take a walking tour Thursday of the former highway land in Providence (RI) where the team’s new ownership group hopes to build a stadium. Read more and view aerial map here.