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Pfitzner Stadium field to be upgraded

A month after the Washingon Nationals promoted phenom Bryce Harper right past aging Pfitzner Stadium, Prince William County officials authorized $150,000 on field improvements — but it’s crystal-clear the solution for the Potomac Nationals (High Class A; Carolina League) is either a new ballpark or a move. The poor playing conditions at Pfitzner Stadium are […]

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Mills Cup stolen!

Best of the day — and we know what day it is. The Potomac Nationals (High Class A; Carolina League) are investigating a heist of the Mills Cup trophy, emblemic of a league championship, from Pfitzner Stadium sometime during the early hours Friday morning, according to a police report filed in Prince William County. An […]

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Griffith new EVP for Pensacola Pelicans

The Pensacola Pelicans (independent; American Association) have a new Executive Vice President, Operations: Jonathan Griffith, formerly Vice President/General Manager for the Potomac Nationals (High Class A; Carolina League). “Jonathan has a proven track record of success everywhere he’s been and we think he is the perfect fit for the Pensacola Pelicans,” said Pelicans owner Quint […]

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The Week That Was: October 2

Here are the most popular stories published in Ballpark Digest this past week, as measured by page views. The big stories this week: new ballparks in Potomac and Westfield; a baseball institution drops baseball; and the continuing follies in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre over a new ballpark. Westfield approves site for sports complex, complete with new ballpark P-Nats, […]

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P-Nats, Washington extend PDC

The Potomac Nationals (High Class A; Carolina League) will remain an affiliate of the Washington Nationals for two more years, as the pair signed an extension of their player-development contract. “We are very pleased to renew our player development contract with the Washington Nationals,” said Potomac Nationals owner Art Silber. “We have had a positive […]

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Carolina League

The Carolina League began life after World War II as a North Carolina-based circuit but had expanded past the confines of the state by the 1980s. Today the league stretches from suburban Maryland and Virginia to South Carolina and Delaware. Class C / 1945-1948 Class B / 1949-1962High Class A / 1963-present Current TeamsFrederick KeysKinston […]

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