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Pendulum to Study McCoy Stadium

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyKeeping a promise that was made back on June 4, Rhode Island and Pawtucket officials along with the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) announced Monday they have selected architectural design firm Pendulum Studio, LLC to study McCoy Stadium and the surrounding area.  Read more here.  Watch news report here.

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Contemplating Wichita’s Baseball Future

Wichita Wingnut LogoTexas League New LogoThe Wichita Eagle’s Bob Lutz takes a look at the future of baseball in Wichita (KS), as discussions in several markets remain heated over the possibility of that the San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League) will need a new home if San Antonio steps up to the plate to lure the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more here.

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Zephyrs Select New Hospitality Firm for Zephyr Field

New Orleans Zephyrs Alternative LogoCenterplate Secondary Logo LargePRESS RELEASE – The New Orleans Zephyrs, Triple-A Affiliate of the Miami Marlins, today announced the selection of leading event hospitality firm Centerplate to serve as the food and beverage provider to fans at Zephyrs Field, just in time for the kickoff of the first annual Catholic League Football Series at the ballpark this Friday, September 23. Continue reading

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Mayor Wants More Private Financial Support for New Ballpark

Pacific Coast LeagueCity leaders may have a better understanding of San Antonio’s ability to support a new downtown ballpark and a Triple-A baseball team, thanks to the release on Monday of two market studies from different consulting firms.  But what San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor wants to see before endorsing a plan for a new stadium is financial support from the private sector.  Read more here.

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No Triple-A Ballpark for San Antonio in 2019

Colorado Springs Sky Sox LogoSan Antonio MissionsSan Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor on Wednesday effectively shelved a plan to bring Triple-A baseball to San Antonio (TX) by the 2019 season.  Taylor acknowledged Wednesday that meeting a 2019 launch date is now nearly impossible, based on rough estimates of construction time.  It’s unclear whether David Elmore will continue to push for a new stadium in San Antonio and how this news might affect other cities hoping to land the city’s Double-A franchise.  Read more here.

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Knights to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Charlotte O’s September 4

Charlotte Knights New Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – Former Charlotte O’s players, including National Baseball Hall of Famer Eddie Murray, will return to the Queen City to be honored by the Charlotte Knights on Sunday, September 4th as part of a special 40th Anniversary Tribute to the 1976 Charlotte O’s — the first team in O’s franchise history. Continue reading

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