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MiLB attendance up again in June 2012

Minor League Baseball continued a strong 2012 on the attendance front after attracting 8,407,103 fans last month, bringing the industry’s season total to 22,346,686 through June — up 4.2 percent from June 2011. The 176 clubs in 15 leagues attracted 901,800 more fans than they did through June last year. “Our attendance remained strong through […]

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MiLB national merchandising program generated $52M in 2011

Minor League Baseball last year generated $52.2 million in sales of licensed merchandise, the third largest since the national merchandising program began in 1991, representing a 2.2 percent increase compared to 2010. “Minor League Baseball merchandise continues to remain extremely popular with our millions of fans, thanks to the efforts of our clubs and licensees,” […]

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It’s All-Star season!

If it’s June, it’s All-Star season in the minors. Here’s a look at the various All-Star Games that will be played over the next few weeks in Minor League Baseball, along with a preview of the upcoming Midwest League All-Star Game in Davenport. For baseball fans, All-Star Games are a great celebration of the game, […]

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Pacific Coast League

The Pacific Coast League was the equivalent to a major league in its early years, operating with its own local farm teams and attracting talent who didn’t necessarily see the need to head East to play against major competition. After World War II there was consideration to taking the formal steps to position the PCL […]

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