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Blue Wahoos a hit in Pensacola

Talk about a strong start: the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Class AA; Southern League) have sold out seven of the team’s first 10 home games, pacing the Southern League in attendance. A sellout crowd of 5,038 last night at Blue Wahoos Park pushed the season average to 4,823, giving the Blue Wahoos an edge over the […]

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Engel Stadium now 82 years old

A milestone of sorts last week in Chattanooga, where Engel Stadium, the former home of the Chattanooga Lookouts (Class AA; Southern League), marked its 82nd birthday amid efforts for renovation. One of the great old ballparks of baseball, Engel Stadium was opened by the entrepreneurial Joe Engel in 1930, beginning with a series of exhibition […]

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Burke, Vickers cited by Southern League

Frank Burke, President/GM of the Chattanooga Lookouts, and Marla Terranova Vickers, GM of the Montgomery Biscuits,  were honored today by the Southern League for their 2011 accomplishments. Vickers was named the league’s Woman of Excellence, as voted upon by the league’s general managers. Burke was named Jimmy Bragan Executive of the Year, as voted upon […]

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Southern League teams pitch in to help storm victims

With southern states still reeling from the effects of nasty storms wreaking havoc in the region, Southern League teams are collecting donations, volunteering assistance and providing their facilities for use in disaster relief efforts. “The needs of families and businesses devastated by these storms will be ongoing,” said Southern League President Don Mincher. “I know our […]

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O’Conner honors three at Winter Meetings

WINTER MEETINGS NEWS–Minor League Baseball President Pat O’Conner presented Frank Burke, George McGonagle and Jack Roeder with Presidential Citations during the Opening Session of the Baseball Winter Meetings this morning. These citations are special awards issued by O’Conner to recognize exemplary service on behalf of Minor League Baseball. Burke is President & General Manager of […]

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