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Naturals See Attendance Bump with Walmart Shareholders in Town

Northwest Arkansas Naturals LogoWith about 14,000 Walmart shareholders converging on Bentonville (AR) for the company’s annual shareholders meeting Friday, the Double-A Northwest Arkansas Naturals (Texas League) in nearby Springdale saw an attendance bump at Arvest Park from 3,075 Wednesday to 6,393 Thursday.  Friday should be a big night too, as the team brings back the “what could have been” Thunder Chickens.  Read more here.

Northwest Arkansas Naturals Thunder Chickens June 6 at

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Growlers Announce Partnership with Walmart & Sam’s Club, Fireworks & Flat Screen Fridays Too

Kalamazoo Growlers HeadPRESS RELEASE – Walmart & Sam’s Club have agreed to a founding partnership with Kalamazoo Growlers baseball. This partnership will provide fans and consumers with great experiences at the ballpark and new ways to combine shopping at Walmart & Sam’s Club with their love of Growlers baseball. Continue reading

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Capital City Stadium’s Last Days

The demolition of Capital City Stadium, home of the summer collegiate Columbia Blowfish (Coastal Plain League), is closer to reality, as city signed off on a 56-page contract last week agreeing to sell the six-acre Capital City Stadium property to a Walmart developer.  Read more here.  For a look back at Capital City Stadium, view gallery here.


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Blowfish Home Sold, Walmart on the Way?

The City of Columbia (SC) has sold Capital City Stadium, home of the summer collegiate Columbia Blowfish (Coastal Plain League), and the 5.97 acres on which it sits, to Bright-Meyers LLC, an Atlanta-based developer with ties to Walmart.  Read more here and here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the links.

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