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New turf installed at QuikTrip Park

A new million-dollar-plus synthetic-turf field has been installed at QuikTrip Park, home of the Grand Prairie AirHogs (independent; American Association), and is ready for action. The installation of the $1.1 million project was completed by Hellas Sports Construction. The project began in November. “The field looks great,” said AirHogs president Scott Berry. “I think the […]

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AirHogs attract record crowd for home opener

Nice news out of Texas, where the Grand Prairie AirHogs (independent; American Association) drew a record crowd of 7,101 fans to QuikTrip Park for the 2012 season opener. It was an occasion to celebrate: the crowd watched the 2011 American Association champions receive their championship rings. Former AirHog ace Jason Jennings, who won the decisive Game […]

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Brasfield new GM in Grand Prairie

The new owners of the Grand Prairie Airhogs (independent; American Association) brought in a familiar face to run things at QuikTrip Park at Grand Prairie: Craig Brasfield, a longtime GM in the independent-baseball world, is the team’s new vice president and general manager.   Brasfield comes to Grand Prairie after two years as the VP/GM […]

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SIB buys Grand Prairie Airhogs

Southern Independent Baseball (SIB), which already owns two American Association teams, finally breaks into the greater Dallas–Fort Worth market with the acquisition of the Grand Prairie Airhogs (independent; American Association). SIB already owns the Shreveport-Bossier Captains and the Amarillo Sox. The group is based in Dallas and had previously worked to bring a team to […]

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AirHogs Stadium / Texas AirHogs

At first glance, the empty seats in the grandstand in the midst of the first game in Grand Prairie AirHogs history didn’t seem like a good sign for the expansion American Association franchise, despite the match being a sellout. But the fans were still in the ballpark, as they certainly hadn’t bailed: they were all […]

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