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Aeros announce staff promotions

The Akron Aeros (Class AA; Eastern League) announced several front office changes in its ticketing department, including two promotions and three full-time staff additions. The two promotions are group sales representative Jeremy Heit, who was promoted to Assistant Director of Ticketing, and group sales representative Mitch Cromes, who was promoted to Senior Manager, Group Sales. […]

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Pfander new GM of Akron Aeros

New Akron Aeros (Class AA; Eastern League) owner Ken Babby brings in a familiar face to run the team, naming Jim Pfander general manager of the franchise. The Akron native served as executive vice president and COO of the Aeros in 2011. Pfander’s efforts that season resulted in the first attendance increase in seven years. Ticket […]

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The Week That Was: October 14

The future of Richmond baseball, spring training, new ownership in affiliated and indy ranks, and the new-ballpark efforts in Tampa Bay. The top stories of the past week on Ballpark Digest, as measured by page views. Coca-Cola Field / Buffalo Bisons Glendale: We need to rework spring-training leases Spat between Cubs, Mayor Rahm continues Canal […]

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The Week That Was: October 7

New Astros uniforms, potential new Rays ballparks, teams maneuvering for 2013 and ownership changes made headlines this past week. The top stories on Ballpark Digest, as measured by page views. Astros to unveil new uniforms Nov. 2 Loudoun Hounds: We have deal for 2014 ballpark Cubs pitch new seating behind Wrigley Field home plate Abundance […]

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Babby emerging as Aeros buyer

It’s been an open secret in baseball and broker circles the last two years that the Akron Aeros (Class AA; Eastern League) have been on the market, and it looks like the team finally has a buyer: Ken Babby. The Akron Beacon Journal is reporting that Babby, the former general manager of digital media for the […]

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