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

Nashville Sounds New Color Pick LogoBrian Merzbach from BallparkReviews.com recently visited First Tennessee Park, the new home of the Triple-A Nashville Sounds (Pacific Coast League).  View photos and review here.

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A Missed Downtown Opportunity: Building NBT Bank Stadium

Syracuse Chiefs Secondary MarkSports columnist Bud Poliquin reflects on the summer 20 years ago when construction began on what is now called NBT Bank Stadium, home of the Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A, International League), which replaced old MacArthur Stadium.  It’s not a fond memory, however, as he believes it was built in the wrong place.  Read more here.  His colleague Sean Kirst shares his thoughts too.  Read more here.

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Mud Hens Announce Latino Heritage Night

Toledo Mudhens LogoPRESS RELEASE – Bienvenidos a Fifth Third Field! The Toledo Mud Hens are teaming up with La Prensa and the Spanish American Organization to throw a big party at the ballpark, during Latino Heritage Night on Sunday, August 9. Enjoy a delicious pre-game buffet, along with performances by traditional Latino dancers and a mariachi band! Continue reading

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PawSox Owners Plan New Stadium Promo Tour

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyThe owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) will embark on a summer-long road trip to all 39 cities and towns in Rhode Island to promote their proposal for a new ballpark in downtown Providence.  Read more here.

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Development Coming to Area Around New Sulphur Dell Ballpark

Nashville Sounds New Color Pick LogoThe sons of Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) Managing Partner Frank Ward have paid $6 million to buy and develop two tracts of land in the area near the team’s new ballpark at Sulphur Dell.  Read more here.

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Three Local Breweries Collaborate to Produce Special Craft Beer ‘Buffalo Brewers Series’

Buffalo Bisons New Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – Three great local breweries with one goal: introducing more beer drinkers to the great craft beers that are flowing in Buffalo these days. And in the process, the “Buffalo Brewers Series” might just be history in the making for Big Ditch Brewing Company, Community Beer Works and Resurgence Brewing. Continue reading

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The Design Firm Behind the Proposed Providence Ballpark

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyOver nearly three decades, Joe Spear and Earl Santee have built Kansas City-based Populous from an offshoot of design firm HOK into the preeminent sports architecture company in the country.  Populous is one of two firms that worked on the plans for the proposed Triple-A ballpark in downtown Providence (RI).  Read more here.

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