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The Week That Was: April 15

Fenway Park and Dodger Stadium anniversaries, naming rights and indy-league comings and goings made news this week in the baseball world. Here are the most popular stories of the past week on Ballpark Digest, as measured in page views. Red Sox mark Fenway Park’s 100th anniversary with ballpark events Fielders launch shocker: no 2012 season […]

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PA announcer prevails in Fielders lawsuit

P.A. announcer Gregory Koeppen won his lawsuit against the Lake County Fielders (independent, North American League) over unpaid payments for game-day work after team officials failed to attend Lake County Circuit Court hearings. In December, Koeppen filed suit against the Lake County Fielders and ownership Grand Slam Sports and Entertainment. “This court victory wasn’t so […]

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The Year That Was: 2011

It was a quirky year in baseball: a season that saw limited franchise activity, reflecting the general economic malaise in the United States. Looking back, here are the most popular stories posted on Ballpark Digest in the past year, as measured by page views. 20: It’s Truck Day!The traditional beginning to the reason happens when […]

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Ehrenreich suing Zion, potential Schaumburg buyers

The threatened lawsuits have been filed, as Rich Ehrenreich has filed two actions: one against the city of Zion for not building a new ballpark and one against investors who failed to consummate a purchase of the now-defunct Schaumburg Flyers (independent; Northern League). Though the two lawsuits are filed by separate corporate entities, the commonality […]

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Zion, Fielders headed for court?

After a horrific 2011 season, it doesn’t look like the city of Zion (Ill.) and the Lake County Fielders (independent; North American League) owners have settled their differences — and their paths may cross next in court. You know what a nightmarish season the Fielders had. Opening the 201 North American League season with a […]

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Nine players, 125 fans in Zion

Last night’s Lake County Fielders-Kenosha County Fielders game in Zion was a matchup of minimums, with 125 fans on hand to cheer on nine players in home uniforms. The game was billed as a replacement for the regularly scheduled Lake County-Maui North American League matchup, scrapped after Na Koa Ikaika Maui shut down for the […]

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