Tag Archives: Triple-A

Seven Finalists for New Team Name Unveiled

New Orleans Zephyrs LogoPRESS RELEASE – The New Orleans Zephyrs’ “Name The Team” contest has been whittled down to seven finalists, with fan voting now open online. The team received more than 2,000 submissions from fans during a campaign last month to rename the franchise for the 2017 season. Continue reading

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Amarillo Looks to Formal Agreement to Lock Down Double-A Franchise, New Ballpark

San Antonio MissionsFuture plans for a downtown Amarillo (TX) baseball stadium have temporarily stalled after the owners of the San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League) declined to sign a letter of intent.  The plan instead is to move toward completing a long-term formal agreement this fall.  Read more here.

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Bricktown Beach Coming to Bricktown Ballpark

Oklahoma City Dodgers LogoIn a few weeks, 123 tons of sand will fill an area outside the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, home of the Oklahoma City Dodgers (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), to create Bricktown Beach.  Watch news report and view rendering here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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‘Free Brady’ in Pawtucket, ‘Keep Brady Suspended’ in Buffalo

Pawtucket Red Sox New Logo 1 - CopyBuffalo Bisons New Primary LogoThe Triple-A International League’s Pawtucket Red Sox and Buffalo Bisons will have a little promo battle next week over the future of New England Patriots’ deflategate quarterback Tom Brady.  The PawSox will host “Free Brady Friday” on June 10, while the Bisons will host “Keep Brady Suspended Night” June 11.

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Plan for Downtown San Antonio Ballpark Questioned

San Antonio MissionsNo real news year, but weeks after Mayor Ivy Taylor announced plans to bring a Triple-A baseball team to downtown San Antonio (TX), current and former political leaders have raised questions about the proposed project.  Read more here.

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Chihuahuas Hold KISS Night

El Paso Chihuahuas HeadIn case you missed it, the El Paso Chihuahuas (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) celebrated the rock band KISS last Saturday night with special jerseys and KISS-related on-field entertainment and fun.  Read more here about KISS Night and other promos via Benjamin Hill’s Promo Watch.

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IronPigs Reach Five-Million Milestone

IronPigs LogoPRESS RELEASE – Backed by the highest four-game attendance start in franchise history, the IronPigs surpassed the five million mark for all-time regular season attendance at Coca-Cola Park this past weekend. Continue reading

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