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Deadline for Ballpark Digest Award nominees extended to end of business today

Each year Ballpark Digest honors the best and brightest in the baseball world with the annual Ballpark Digest Awards. We rely on nominations from the baseball community, and after a few frenzied emails from folks pushing yesterday’s deadline, we’re extending the nomination deadline to the end of business today. We want your input regarding the […]

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Organization of the Year: Winston-Salem Dash

To say that 2009 was a terrible year for the Winston-Salem Dash is an understatement: a new ballpark sat uncompleted as the team slogged through a miserable lame-duck season at Wake Forest Baseball Park, drawing just 901 fans a game. To say there was a huge streak of cynicism among local fans is an understatement. […]

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Renovation of the Year: Metro Bank Park

In the past, Metro Bank Park occupied a prime piece of real estate on Harrisburg’s City Island, but the ballpark didn’t measure up to the location. To make things worse, it was prone to flooding. Instead of giving up on the old place, the city of Harrisburg and the Harrisburg Senators embarked on an ambitious […]

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Ballpark of the Year: Target Field

It is a ballpark like no other, one with so many hometown touches you expect to find Garrison Keillor handing out hot dish and egg coffee at the front gates. But it’s also a thoroughly modern facility, a ballpark winning praise for its many green features and unique design. The most urban ballpark in the […]

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Announcing the 2010 Ballpark Digest Awards

It’s that time of year again: we’re busy compiling the annual Ballpark Digest Awards. Each year Ballpark Digest honors the best and brightest in the baseball world. Later this week we’ll be announcing our ballparks of the year, both new and renovated, as well as organization of the year; for now we want your input […]

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The Week That Was: October 2

Here are the most popular stories published in Ballpark Digest this past week, as measured by page views. The big stories this week: new ballparks in Potomac and Westfield; a baseball institution drops baseball; and the continuing follies in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre over a new ballpark. Westfield approves site for sports complex, complete with new ballpark P-Nats, […]

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