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Promotions Watch: Halloween at the Ballpark

With Halloween just weeks away, teams around baseball are looking to get fans back to the ballpark. From haunted houses and fall fests, to charity races and craft beer festivals, the Halloween at the ballpark promotional slate is full of intriguing options, several of which will be featured in our latest Promotions Watch. (more…)

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Pulaski Yankees

A Baseball Revival in Pulaski

The 2015 Minor League Baseball season brought about several attendance success stories, including the Pulaski Yankees (rookie; Appalachian League)—a team embracing change. At the forefront of the Yankees’ success was a new affiliation with the New York Yankees, changes in ballpark ownership, ballpark upgrades, and a customer-oriented approach to game-day management. (more…)

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Promotions Watch: Fan Appreciation Nights

With the baseball season winding down, teams around the minors are rewarding the support of their fans through Fan Appreciation Days. In the penultimate Promotions Watch of 2015, we round up some of the most notable entries around Minor League Baseball for this staple—which includes special autograph sessions, fireworks, giveaways, and even appreciation weekends. (more…)

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Promotions Watch: Football Night

Within a matter of weeks, the NFL and college football seasons will begin, signaling the end of the Minor League Baseball for 2015. Over the few weeks, teams around the minors will celebrate the return of football with Football Night, a promotional staple that features several standouts worthy of inclusion in this week’s Promotions Watch. […]

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Promotions Watch: Christmas in July

Even in the heat of summer, Minor League Baseball teams are getting fans into the spirit by staging Christmas in July promotions. In this week’s Promotions Watch, the month of July gives fans plenty of opportunities to deck the halls, with teams staging themed giveaways, Christmas fireworks, and specialty jerseys to get an early start on the holiday season. […]

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Monongalia County Ballpark / West Virginia Black Bears / WVU Mountaineers

As one of the newest facilities in MiLB and NCAA Division I, Monongalia County Ballpark has opened to plenty of hype. After our visit, it is safe to say the recognition is warranted, as it offers a fine experience for both the Morgantown Black Bears (Short Season A; NY-Penn League) and the West Virginia Mountaineers. […]

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