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Goodbye to Greer Stadium

No preservationists have stepped forward to demand its survival, and with a spiffy new ballpark on the way, we’re guessing there won’t be too many tears shed tonight during the last Nashville Sounds (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) game at Greer Stadium. Greer Stadium opened in 1978 as the home of the Sounds, and along […]

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The Week That Was: June 29

Ballpark prep, ugly sweaters, a potential Twins/Saints affiliation and Petco Park A/V upgrades were the top stories on Ballpark Digest this past week, as measured by page views. Here are the top stories, in order of popularity: What happens at a ballpark before a game? Lots of prepCrosscutters to don what could be ugliest uniforms […]

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Now available: Never a Bad Game: Fifty Years of the Southern League

We’re proud to announce the immediate availability of Never a Bad Game: Fifty Years of the Southern League, by the award-winning author Mark McCarter. Fans of the Southern League have seen it all since the circuit was founded 50 years ago: colorful characters, charming ballparks, and some of the best baseball players showing their potential. […]

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Thanks a million — again

Two months in a row: Ballpark Digest notched a million page views in October. Thanks! Yeah, we’re a little proud of the accomplishment. Of course, we couldn’t do it without you; your patronage and support is greatly appreciated. This is an exciting time for us. Our Florida spring-training guide hit the top ten among baseball […]

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