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The Week That Was: August 17

Summer-collegiate attendance, Sir Paul McCartney closing down Candlestick Park and financial issues faced by several teams were news in the work of baseball this week. The top stories on Ballpark Digest this week, as measured by page views. The big stories this week all centered around summer-collegiate attendance, with readers eager to see the numbers […]

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Remembering the Inter-American League

It was the last new affiliated minor league, but it didn’t last a full season: remembering the 1979 Class AAA Inter-American League, with teams in Miami and the Caribbean. We’ve written in the past about Bobby Maduro, the visionary minor-league-baseball entrepreneur who owned the Havana Sugar Kings and later served as a liaison between baseball […]

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Today’s brilliant baseball marketing: #VoteKluber

MLB is doing some brilliant marketing these days, but the Cleveland Indians unleashed the creative hounds in pushing Corey Kluber for the All-Star team. The Indians took to social media to promote Kluber: Ever wonder what @CKluber does the morning of an off day? http://t.co/e84yU9epqd #VoteKluber #ClevelandRox pic.twitter.com/5CDzrZKT8t — #VoteKluber (@Indians) July 7, 2014 Scary […]

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