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Blue Rocks to host 2014 California-Carolina League All-Star Game

The Wilmington Blue Rocks (High Class A; Carolina League) are hosting the California-Carolina League All-Star Game at Frawley Stadium on June 17, 2014. This will be the second time Wilmington has hosted this inter-league All-Star event. “We are excited about the opportunity to host an event of this caliber,” said Blue Rocks general manager Chris […]

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Hagerstown officials review three potential ballpark sites

Hagerstown officials are reviewing three site evaluations, including two sites near Municipal Stadium, for a new Hagerstown Suns (Low Class A; Sally League) ballpark. The evaluations, prepared by Ripken Design, looked at the former Washington County Hospital site, a location close to Municipal Stadium, and a site at Hager Park, also close to Municipal Stadium. […]

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Hagerstown owner: We’d meet with Fredericksburg about new ballpark

With work on a new ballpark stalled, Hagerstown Suns (Low Class A; Sally League) owner Bruce Quinn says he’d be willing to talk about facilities with Fredericksburg (Va.) officials. This week Fredericksburg’s Economic Development Authority authorized a study as to the feasibility of a new minor-league ballpark in the central Virginia city, located halfway between […]

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Will new members of Hagerstown City Council kill new-ballpark plan?

Tuesday’s municipal elections in Hagerstown may have complicated efforts to build a new downtown ballpark for the Hagerstown Suns (Low Class A; Sally League), but the deal is far from dead. The election saw two anti-ballpark members elected to the City Council, two pro-ballpark members elected to the City Council, in addition to a swing […]

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See for yourself: fans get peek at problems with Municipal Stadium

With some fans skeptical about Municipal Stadium’s problems, Hagerstown officials held behind-the-scenes tours of the facility to show exactly what’s wrong with it — and why the issues can’t be fixed. The biggest problem with the ballpark is the playing field: Major problem areas include insufficient fan amenities, press and media facilities, administration areas, team […]

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River Bandits welcome 7 millionth fan

The Quad Cities River Bandits reached a franchise milestone last night, welcoming the seven-millionth fan to attend a game since the team began playing in the Midwest League in 1960. With the River Bandits’ crowd of 2,898 at Modern Woodmen Park for Saturday’s game against the Clinton Lumberkings, a total of 7,000,201 fans have witnessed […]

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