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Ballpark Notes for Feb. 18, 2009

In today’s installment, the Akron Aeros unveil a "hit for the cycle" promotion, the Fisher Cats’ Mike Murphy snares a prestigious award, and the Orange County Flyers round out their coaching staff. In today’s installment, the Akron Aeros unveil a "hit for the cycle promotion, the Fisher Cats’ Mike Murphy snares a prestigious award, and […]

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Ballpark Notes for Feb. 17, 2009

In today’s ballpark news, Wayne Terwillger returns for his 61st year in baseball, while Steve Shirley signs a three-year deal to stay as skipper of the Sioux Falls Canaries.In today’s ballpark news, Wayne Terwillger returns for his 61st year in baseball, while Steve Shirley signs a three-year deal to stay as skipper of the Sioux […]

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Ballpark Notes for Feb. 16, 2009

In today’s ballpark news, the Trenton Thunder go all FM on us, while the Charleston RiverDogs forge ticket relationships with local hotels on "staycations," the Charlotte Knights invite noted White Sox fans Barack Obama to throw out a first pitch, and the Schaumburg Flyers announce ballpark enhancements.In today’s ballpark news, the Trenton Thunder go all […]

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The week that was: Feb. 15

It was a big week for ballpark news, between the temporary defeat of a proposed Florida Marlins ballpark and the beginning of spring training. Here’s a list of the most popular stories on Ballpark Digest the past week.It was a big week for ballpark news, between the temporary defeat of a proposed Florida Marlins ballpark […]

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Ballpark Notes for Feb. 12, part deux

More ballpark goodness for your daily perusal. In today’s second edition of Ballpark News, the Birmingham Barons announce staff changes, while the Williamsport Crosscutters freeze ticket prices for 2009.More ballpark goodness for your daily perusal. In today’s second edition of Ballpark News, the Birmingham Barons announce staff changes, while the Williamsport Crosscutters freeze ticket prices […]

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Ballpark Notes for Feb. 12, 2009

Today’s personnel news in the baseball world: the Potomac Nationals announce additions to the front office, while the Tucson Toros add to their coaching staff. In today’s personnel news: the Potomac Nationals announce additions to the front office, while the Tucson Toros add to their coaching staff. The Potomac Nationals (High Class A; Carolina League) […]

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Ballpark Notes for Feb. 11, 2009

They’re back! We’ll cover personnel changes on a regular basis. Today: the Bowing Green Hot Rods hire a director of ticket sales, while the Green Bay Bullfrogs name a new manager.They’re back! We’ll cover personnel changes on a regular basis. Today: the Bowling Green Hot Rods hire a director of ticket sales, while the Green […]

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The week that was: Jan. 24

The top stories this week on Ballpark Digest: the Continental Baseball League is poised to absorb most of the United League; new marks from the West Virginia Power, cost overruns in Gwinnett County, and more.Here are the top stories of the past week on Ballpark Digest, as measured by page views: CBL to potentially absorb […]

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The week that was: Jan. 3

This week’s top stories: the Tampa Bay Rays propose a new ballpark site; memories of old ballparks; the Red Sox and Orioles continue to work on spring-training solutions; and Wrigley Field becomes the first MLB park to host NHL hockey.Here are the top stories of the past week on Ballpark Digest, as measured by page […]

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The week that was: Dec. 20

The biggest stories of the week on Ballpark Digest, as measured by the number of times a story was read, involved new logos, new naming-rights deals and new ballparks. The biggest stories of the week on Ballpark Digest, as measured by the number of times a story was read, involved new logos, new naming-rights deals […]

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The week that was: Dec. 13

This week’s big news was mostly bad, as ballparks and ballpark developments in Minnesota and San Francisco are delayed. Meanwhile, in Illinois, a proposed Frontier League ballpark received provisional approval, and uninformed sportswriters discuss the prospects of MLB in Las Vegas.This week’s big news was mostly bad, as ballparks and ballpark developments in Minnesota and […]

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The week that was: Dec. 6

The top news stories of the week: Comings and goings in Altoona; new marks; changes in Oakland ballpark plans.Here are the top stories on Ballpark Digest, as measured by page views, for the week of Dec. 1-6, 2008: New for 2009: The Winston-Salem Dash Lozinak family goes full circle, buys back Curve Atlantic League eyes […]

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Wolff new GM in Elmira

Hoffman Wolff returns to the summer-collegiate New York Collegiate Baseball League.Hoffman Wolff is the new general manager of the Elmira Pioneers (summer collegiate; New York Collegiate Baseball League). Wolff will oversee all aspects of the club’s marketing, promotions and game-day operations. Wolff arrives in Elmira after spending the 2008 season as the director of operations […]

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