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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Cheney Stadium (Tacoma, WA)

Tacoma Rainiers R LogoGraham Knight from BaseballPilgrimages.com has posted a review of his recent ballpark visit to Cheney Stadium, home of the Tacoma Rainiers (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more and view photos here.

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FireAnts March Into Dell Diamond Thursday for ‘What Could Have Been Night’

Round Rock Express New PrimaryPRESS RELEASE – Hurrah! The FireAnts are set to go marching one-by-one in to Dell Diamond on Thursday, July 21. For one night only, the Round Rock Express will become the Round Rock FireAnts on the first-ever What Could Have Been Night, paying homage to a team name that didn’t make the final cut. Continue reading

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Bulls to Open Ballpark Today for Pokémon Go Users

Durham Bulls LogoPRESS RELEASE – Durham Bulls Athletic Park will host fans to play Pokémon Go on Tuesday, July 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. In light of the booming popularity of the app, gamers will be granted access to the renowned stadium’s playing surface and stands by purchasing a $5 ticket, with all proceeds benefiting Second Chance Pet Adoptions. Continue reading

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Chukchansi Park: Fresno’s Best Kept Secret

Fresno Grizzlies LogoOne of the most versatile stadiums in sports, Chukchansi Park in Fresno (CA), is one of only a few facilities that regularly host an array of professional baseball, football and soccer events. Most impressive is that all events are held on the same professional-grade playing field. Continue reading

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OKC Dodgers Announce Addition of State-of-the-Art Video Board

Oklahoma City Dodgers LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Oklahoma City Dodgers will install a brand new, state-of-the art center field digital video board at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark beginning July 11, the team announced today. Continue reading

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Janet Smith on San Antonio Ballpark: Take Time, Do It Right

Colorado Springs Sky Sox LogoIf San Antonio leaders want to hit one out of the park with a proposed downtown stadium, they first need to determine what type of development they want around such a new stadium, and how much investment they can expect to attract to a given site, so says big league architect and urban planner Janet Smith.  Read more here.

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Colorado Springs Downtown Ballpark Talk Resurfaces, but Not for Sky Sox

Colorado Springs Sky Sox LogoColorado Springs may not be finished with talks of a downtown baseball stadium.  Addressing the City Council on Tuesday, Mayor John Suthers said Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) owner Dave Elmore indicated he would consider moving a Class-A team to the city, but only to a downtown stadium.  As we suspected all along, Elmore is contemplating moving his Helena Brewers (Rookie, Pioneer League) to Colorado Springs to replace the Sky Sox, if they depart for San Antonio.  Read more here.

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