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The Week That Was: Nov. 21

Here’s a list of the top stories of the week.A better publishing platform means we can keep better track of the most popular stories on Ballpark Digest during the course of the week. Here we begin a tradition: End the week with the five stories that generated the most page views. Orioles unveil uniform, logo […]

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Franklin new GM in River City, as Toole steps down

Chris Franklin is the new GM and Executive Vice President of the River City Rascals, replacing Jamie Toole, who resigned for personal reasons.Chris Franklin is the new Executive Vice President and GM of the River City Rascals (independent; Frontier League), replacing Jamie Toole, who resigned for personal reasons. Franklin began his professional career in River City […]

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Mincher, Gehr snare honors

Southern League President Don Mincher and Carol Gehr, Director of Business Operations for the Hagerstown Suns, have been named by Minor League Baseball as this year’s recipients of the Warren Giles and the Rawlings Woman Executive of the Year Awards, respectively. Southern League President Don Mincher and Carol Gehr, Director of Business Operations for the […]

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Quakes announce staff promotions

Rancho Cucamonga Quakes Executive Vice President and General Manager Gerard McKearney announced changes to the team’s front office.Rancho Cucamonga Quakes Executive Vice President and General Manager Gerard McKearney announced changes to the team’s front office. Kyle Schoonover has been promoted to Assistant General Manager for the Quakes. Schoonover, a native of Oceanside, CA, graduated from […]

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Ballpark Notes: Oct. 24

The Wenatchee AppleSox (summer collegiate; WCCBL) unveil a commemorative logo.The Wenatchee AppleSox (summer collegiate; WCCBL) introduced a commemorative logo in celebration of their upcoming 10th season anniversary. The logo was designed by Matt Nystrom and will be used as a jersey patch for the teams’ new uniforms for the 2009 season. It will also appear […]

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Ballpark Notes: Oct. 22

The Gwinnett Braves name an ad agency of record, the Schaumburg Flyers approach a million dollars in charitable contributions, and Chris Browne is named new GM of the Kansas City T-Bones.The Gwinnett Braves (Class AAA; International League) announced the team’s partnership with Adreka Advertising Agency for its inaugural season. As the Agency of Record for […]

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Tiger Stadium advocates meet initial funding deadline, are hopeful about raising full amount

On Friday the Old Tiger Stadium Conservancy group reached a huge deadline by raising $219,000 toward the renovation of Tiger Stadium. There are two more deadlines involving smaller dollar amounts, but the real deadline determining the fate of Tiger Stadium is March 1, 2009, when the group must have $15 million in hand to renovate […]

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