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Oriole Park in line to host 2016 ASG?

American League teams are jockeying to host the 2016 MLB All-Star Game, and judging by comments from Commissioner Bud Selig, the Baltimore Orioles have a good chance of hosting the event at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. After the Minnesota Twins and Target Field host this year’s All-Star Game, only two active American League ballparks […]

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Phillies sellout streak snapped

It was bound to happen, especially with the team floundering in the standings: the Philadelphia Phillies’ record-breaking streak of 257 sellouts at Citizens Bank Park ended last night. The sellout streak began on July 7, 2009 when the team played the Cincinnati Reds. Total paid attendance for those 257 games was 11,585,952 with an average […]

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PETA cites Citizens Bank Park, Hammond Stadium for veggie offerings

The best vegetarian ballpark food can be found at Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies, and Hammond Stadium, home of the Fort Myers Miracle, according to PETA’s annual rankings. The advocacy group has released rankings of veggie offerings at ballparks for 11 years now. “Tasty vegetarian food is sweeping the nation, and that […]

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Phillies add green power to Citizens Bank Park

The Philadelphia Phillies are improving the team’s green profile at Citizens Bank Park, buying Renewable Energy Credits and matching 100 percent of their electricity usage with wind and solar generation. That energy buy from Pennsylvania Electricity includes a slice from a new solar generation project under development in Lancaster County by Pennsylvania-based renewable energy supplier, […]

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MLB records strong year on attendance front

It was a good year for Major League Baseball and the Philadelphia Phillies: MLB recorded the fifth-highest attendance in its history, while the Phillies led baseball in attendance for the first time. This year’s total of 73,425,568 was the most since the 2008 season (78,588,004) and was 0.5 percent greater than last year’s total of […]

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Phillies go HD with new scoreboard

Philadelphia Phillies fans at Citizens Bank Park will see one huge improvement for the 2011 season: the original left-field scoreboard will be replaced with a snazzy high-definition scoreboard from Daktronics. The Phillies and Daktronics made the announcement today for a new light-emitting diode (LED) HD video display much larger than the former video display at […]

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