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Sounds Open New Ballpark

Nashville Sounds New Color Pick LogoThe 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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Public Grand Opening Today for New Nashville Ballpark

Nashville Sounds New Color Pick LogoThe 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.

Nashville Sounds First Tennessee Park

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Plans for Providence Ballpark Unveiled

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyThe 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.

Pawtucket Red Sox Providence Ballpark Rendering

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Camel Jerseys for ‘Hump Day’ on July 1

IronPigs LogoPRESS 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

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Bees Turn to Humidor to Stop Cheap HRs

Salt Lake Bees LogoThe 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.

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OKC Dodgers Introduce Mascots ‘Brooklyn’ and ‘Brix’

Oklahoma City Dodgers LogoPRESS 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

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PawSox Prez to Tour Potential Ballpark Site

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyLawyer 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.

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