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El Paso breaks ground on new Triple-A ballpark

A host of Minor League Baseball dignitaries combined with local politicos to officially mark the ceremonial beginning of construction on a Class AAA Pacific Coast League ballpark in El Paso. Attendees included City, County, State and national dignitaries, representatives of both El Paso and other nearby communities including Ciudad Juárez; leadership from Minor League Baseball, […]

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Luther Williams Field standing in for City Island Ballpark

The filming of the movie 42 has moved to Macon, where Luther Williams Field is standing in for Daytona’s City Island Ballpark, where Jackie Robinson crossed the color line during spring training. The movie, starring Harrison Ford, details how baseball was integrated thanks to the efforts of Branch Rickey (portrayed by Harrison). Also in the […]

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In memoriam: Bill Cutler

Bill Cutler, former MiLB team owner and president of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League, passed away peacefully at his Mesa, Az. home after a long illness. He was 92. Cutler was a popular figure as president of the PCL from 1979 to 1997, the final touch to a 50-year career in baseball. “What a special […]

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Triple-A lands Gildan as major sponsor

Triple-A Baseball — encompassing the Pacific Coast and International leagues — announced a three-year deal with Gildan as an official national sponsor. In addition to its three-year sponsorship across all 30 Triple-A clubs, which makes the outfitter the supplier of t-shirts, activewear, underwear and socks, Gildan will be the title sponsor of the Gildan Triple-A […]

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It’s official: Reno to host 2013 Triple-A All-Star Game

It’s official: the Reno Aces (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) will host the 2013 Triple-A All-Star Game at Aces Ballpark. The special announcement was made by Reno Aces Managing Partner Stuart Katzoff, Pacific Coast League President Branch Rickey, International League President Randy Mobley, Reno Mayor Bob Cashell and Reno Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority President […]

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