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Sand Gnats exploring Columbia move?

Columbia (S.C.) Mayor Steve Benjamin wasn’t too subtle in describing a potential baseball partner for his city, leaving little doubt he was talking with Savannah Sand Gnats (Low Class A; Sally League) ownership about a new facility. In a newspaper interview, Benjamin talked about the existing owner also owning a new team in the Midwest […]

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Blowfish prevail in last game at Cap City Stadium

It was finally the end of an era: the Columbia Blowfish defeated the Fayetteville SwampDogs in the last game ever at historic Capital City Stadium, in the championship round of the Coastal Plain League playoffs. The historic ballpark, built by Hall of Famer Barney Dreyfuss in 1945 as a home for one of his Pittsburgh Pirates farm teams, served as the […]

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Future of Columbia baseball in play

Baseball in Columbia, S.C. is apparently at a crossroads: One developer reportedly wants to buy and tear down historic Capital City Stadium, while another says he’s looking at a new ballpark as the center of a larger development. Capital City Stadium dates back to 1945 and was built by former Pittsburgh Pirates owner and Hall […]

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