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GBL makes move into Mexico

The independent Golden Baseball League (GBL) is making a move into Mexico after signing a letter of intent with a group to bring professional baseball to Tijuana for the upcoming 2009 season. The 2008 Tijuana Potros team was disbanded by the Mexican League and their franchise relocated to Reynosa, opening up the market for the […]

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Monetizing the cold: how ballparks are used in wintertime

Three teams are taking two different approaches toward monetizing their ballparks in the cold winter months: the Lancaster Barnstormers are once again hosting an ice rink at the ballpark — sponsored, no less — while the Quad Cities River Bandits and American Defenders of New Hampshire are hosting one-day holiday celebrations.Three teams are taking two […]

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Campbell’s Field / Camden Riversharks

Sporting perhaps the most dramatic view from any ballpark, Campbell’s Field in downtown Camden is surely one of the most scenic ballparks in minor-league baseball. With the Ben Franklin Bridge outside of right field and the downtown Philadelphia skyline past the left-field corner, a Camden Riversharks or Rutgers University game at Campbell’s Field provides a […]

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The Ballpark at Harbor Yard / Bridgeport Bluefish

The Ballpark at Harbor Yard is a comfortable enough venue to watch the Bluefish take on the Atlantic League, which often includes a former major leaguer or two. FAST FACTS Year Opened: 1998 Capacity: 5,300 + 200 standing room Original Price: $19 million Dimensions: 325L, 405C, 405R Playing Surface: Grass Website: Phone: 203/345-4800 League: […]

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