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Boomers eschew social media -- for one-night promo

Boomers eschew social media -- for one-night promo

The Schaumburg Boomers (independent; Frontier League), who do a pretty good job with social media, are e...

Blue Wahoos on verge of 100th sellout

Blue Wahoos on verge of 100th sellout

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Class AA; Southern League) are on the verge of the team's 100th sellout aft...

Osprey, D-Backs extend PDC to 2020

Osprey, D-Backs extend PDC to 2020

The Missoula Osprey (rookie; Pioneer League) and the Arizona Diamondbacks extended their player developme...

Savannah to Columbia? Relo paperwork filed

Savannah to Columbia? Relo paperwork filed

Hardball Capital has filed a relocation application with Minor League Baseball to move the Savannah Sand...

Local investor looking at bringing new SL team to Huntsville

Local investor looking at bringing new SL team to Huntsville

The Huntsville Stars (Class AA; Southern League) haven't set a firm date for leaving Joe Davis Stadium,...

Pelicans GM to undergo in-game prostate exam while singing

Pelicans GM to undergo in-game prostate exam while singing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame"

That headline really wrote itself: Myrtle Beach Pelicans (High Class A; Carolina League) GM Andy Milovich will to receive an in-game prostate exam while singing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during tomorr...

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After offseason fire, Fifth Third Ballpark shines at Midwest League ASG

After offseason fire, Fifth Third Ballpark shines at Midwest League ASG

Tuesday night’s Midwest League All-Star Classic was more than a showcase of baseball talent. It was a celebration of a remarkable effort by the West Michigan Whitecaps to rebuild a ballpark heavily damage...

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A sneek peak at Charlotte's new ballpark

A sneek peak at Charlotte's new ballpark

It's a new era in North Carolina baseball as the Charlotte Knights (Class AAA; International League) open a new Uptown ballpark tonight. Our Mark Cryan was on hand yesterday for a sneak preview.

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New MLB security measures: Impacting the fan experience?

New MLB security measures: Impacting the fan experience?

There were some collective groans when MLB announced teams would be installing metal detectors at ballparks over the next two seasons, but so far the impact seems to be minimal.

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Tigers, Lakeland agree on spring training lease extension

Tigers, Lakeland agree on spring training lease extension

The city of Lakeland and the Detroit Tigers reached an agreement on a lease extension, committing the pair to Tiger Town and Joker Marchant Stadium upgrades , while keeping the team in central Florida through...

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Baseball's ultimate party deck, at Coors Field

Baseball's ultimate party deck, at Coors Field

It wasn't that long ago when the Colorado Rockies shut down the right-field upper deck at Coors Field because of a lack of fan interest. Now, it's the hottest place in the ballpark -- and a model for other...

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Boomers eschew social media -- for one-night promo

Boomers eschew social media -- for one-night promo

The Schaumburg Boomers (independent; Frontier League), who do a pretty good job with social media, are eschewing the technology for an upcoming Human Interaction Night on Saturday, July 26.

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Replacements to make hometown return at Midway Stadium

Replacements to make hometown return at Midway Stadium

This may be more about our youth than yours, but this is still big news: The Replacements will be playing their first hometown gig since 1991, when the band headlines this summer at Midway Stadium.

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Bosse Field / Evansville Otters

Bosse Field / Evansville Otters

It is one of the oldest ballparks still hosting baseball, a historic venue that still feels much as it did during its June 17, 1915 opening. Welcome to Evansville's Bosse Field.

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Kenosha Twins emerge from the shadows Friday

Kenosha Twins emerge from the shadows Friday

Two Kenosha baseball stories in one day! The second installment: The Kenosha Kingfish (summer collegiate; Northwoods League) are bringing back Kenosha Twins uniforms and logos Friday night. Read more...
Big day for Big Top Baseball

Big day for Big Top Baseball

Here's an interesting stat for you: The Madison Mallards, Kenosha Kingfish, Wisconsin Rapids Rafters and Green Bay Bullfrogs (summer collegiate; Northwoods League) all hosted home games last Saturday nigh...

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Simmons Field / Kenosha Kingfish

Simmons Field / Kenosha Kingfish

This, friends, is why summer-collegiate leagues exist: to provide new life to old ballparks – evidenced by the makeover of Simmons Field, home of the Northwoods League’s Kenosha Kingfish.

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Ballpark Digest on social media: More is better

Ballpark Digest on social media: More is better

We've expanded our footprint on various social-media services, so there are plenty of ways to keep up with everything posted daily on Ballpark Digest.

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New ballpark on Dubuque's radar

New ballpark on Dubuque's radar

A long-term development plan for Dubuque's Chaplain Schmitt Island includes a new ballpark on city-owned land, but city officials say there are no firm plans for a new facility or team at this time.

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Astrodome demolition proposed by Texans, rodeo

Astrodome demolition proposed by Texans, rodeo

The Houston Astrodome would be torn down to make way for green space and a unique park under a proposal from the NFL's Houston Texans and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo .

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