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In memoriam: Dan Burke

Dan Burke, who bought the Portland Sea Dogs (Class AA; Eastern League) and the Chattanooga Lookouts (Class AA; Southern League) after retiring as president and CEO of ABC/Capital Cities, has passed away. He was 82. The cause of death, which occurred this morning, was complications from diabetes. Burke bought the franchise in 1992 and installed […]

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Sea Dogs welcome 7-millionth fan

The Portland Sea Dogs (Class AA; Eastern League) welcomed the 7-millionth fan to Hadlock Field last night, as Belinda Morel was greeted at the turnstiles by Sea Dogs’ General Manager Geoff Iacuessa.  Morel received a Sea Dogs prize package consisting of gift certificates to LL Bean, Buffalo Wild Wings, and an hour massage from SOMA […]

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Eastern League

The Eastern League began life as the New York-Pennsylvania League, which ran from 1923-1937; this league took on the Eastern League name in 1938. (This is not to be confused with the current New York-Pennsylvania League, which took its current name in 1939; it was known better by its informal name of PONY League between […]

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