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League Histories

Want to know more about teams and leagues of the past? This is the place for you. Here’s a listing of affiliated, independent and summer-collegiate leagues, organized by type. Enjoy! MAJOR LEAGUESAmerican LeagueNational League AFFILIATED LEAGUES Appalachian League California League Carolina League Eastern League Florida State League International League Midwest League New York-Pennsylvania League Northwest […]

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Ballpark ratings: Our view

Everyone has an opinion about the best and worst ballparks; we know that. Here’s a list compiled after lots and lots of visits and many, many words written about ballparks both big and small. Agree? Disagree? Comment at the end of the article.   5 STARS Al Lang Field Alliant Energy Field AT&T Park AutoZone […]

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Where are the stories?

Where are all the news stories on Ballpark Digest? No, we're not shutting down. We're working on Ballpark Digest 3.0. Where are all the news stories on Ballpark Digest? No, we're not shutting down. We're working on Ballpark Digest 3.0. The new system will be significantly enhanced; we've been pretty happy with the current system […]

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Promotions Watch: Rock Cats bring in Jonas Brothers, ESPN for celebrity softball match

The New Britain Rock Cats (Class AA; Eastern League) may have snared the ultimate in off-day promotions, as the Jonas Brothers — yes, those Jonas Brothers — will change their repertoire from hit singles to doubles, triples and home runs when their “Road Dogs” softball team takes on the ESPN “G.O.A.T.S,” a team of ESPN […]

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The week that was: July 25

The most popular stories on Ballpark Digest the past week, as measured by page views. The most popular stories on Ballpark Digest the past week, as measured by page views. Panama City making play for minor-league ball Yuma Scorpions missing payroll, looking at move Escondido in, San Marcos out of Bevos ballpark mix Mystery groups […]

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Promotions Watch: RiverDogs financing state budget with…Alvin Greene statues

Usually minor-league teams hand out commemorative to honor someone’s accomplishments. But the Charleston RiverDogs are taking a different tack, mocking the wacky state of political affairs of their home state by handing out statues of a proposed local landmark with the face of Alvin Greene taped on. In short: The RiverDogs seized on the craziness […]

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Promotions Watch: Scrappers to bid farewell to James via LeBronfire

The Youngstown, Ohio-based Mahoning Valley Scrappers are saying goodbye to LeBron James in their own special way: anyone willing to destroy their James jersey or memorabilia will receive a free ticket to the Aug. 5 game. The Mahoning Valley Scrappers (short season; NY-Penn League) are working out their grief over losing LeBron James by throwing […]

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