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Blue Rocks to hold reverse Home Run Derby at Carolina/Cal ASG

Here’s a great reversal: For the California League/Carolina League All-Star Game, host Wilmington Blue Rocks will have players hitting toward the Frawley Stadium grandstand, not the outfield fence. The derby is part of the All-Star festivities, scheduled for June 16-17. The hitting challenge will feature some of the best young prospects in baseball from both […]

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Sally League All-Star game to feature unusual home-run derby: on a flight deck

When the Charleston RiverDogs host the 2012 South Atlantic League All-Star Game, the traditional home-run derby will be held on the flight deck of the USS Yorktown. The competition, set for June 18, will feature Sally League sluggers launching drives into the Charleston harbor. The USS Yorktown is a historic venue: the decommissioned aircraft carrier is the […]

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Rafters adding extra seating for All-Star Game

High-class problem to have: the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are adding bleachers to Witter Field for this Monday’s Northwoods League All-Star Game, as demands for tickets is outpacing the ballpark’s capacity. Witter Field is a historic old Wisconsin State League and Midwest League ballpark, revitalized by the emergence of the Rafters last season. The All-Star Game […]

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