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Prospect League’s Sliders move to Springfield, will play as Champion City Kings

The Slippery Rock Sliders (summer collegiate; Prospect League) are moving to Carleton Davidson Stadium in Springfield, Ohio and will be known as the Champion City Kings for 2014. The Sliders never took off, either as an independent Frontier League team or as a summer-collegiate franchise. It was set up with some unique ties with the […]

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Ivcic new Voice of the SwampDogs

Mike Ivcic is the new Voice of the Fayetteville SwampDogs (summer collegiate; Coastal Plain League), coming to J.P. Riddle Stadium from Dayton, Ohio, where he has spent the last three seasons as the play-by-play voice for the University of Dayton baseball and volleyball teams. He also hosted the live, post-game call-in show for University of […]

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Progressive Field / Cleveland Indians

Address: 2401 Ontario Street, Cleveland, 44115. Cost: $173 million, although there were later costs combined with the Quicken Loans Arena construction. Architect: Populous. Owner: Gateway Economic Development Corp. Capacity: 45,109 (includes 500 SROs and 400 on the party deck). Dimensions: 325L, 370LC, 400C, 375RC, 325R. LF wall height: 19 feet; CF/RF wall height: 9 feet. […]

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Huntington Park / Columbus Clippers

With a stunning design, strong sense of history and the latest in fan comforts, Huntington Park comes close to being the perfect baseball facility. FAST FACTS Year Opened: 2009 Capacity: 10,000 (7,600 seats, 1,200 specialty seats, 1,200 lawn/SRO spots) Number of Suites: 32, with 42 loge boxes Owner: Franklin County Architect: 360 Architecture Naming Rights: […]

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Fifth Third Field / Dayton Dragons

Fifth Third Field would fit well within the Class AA Eastern League or even the Class AAA International League: the ballpark is highly comfortable, and the management of the Dayton Dragons throws a great ballgame. There’s little to dislike about the Midwest League’s flagship. And the fans of Dayton seem to agree: Dragons games are […]

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