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Florence discussing replacement for American Legion Field

Fresh off the loss of the Florence RedWolves (summer collegiate; Coastal Plain League) to Francis Marion University’s Sparrow Stadium, Florence officials are considering a new downtown ballpark. There’s plenty wrong with American Legion Field when it comes to game-day operations: there’s not much space and there are no basic amenities like clubhouses or workout facilities, […]

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Handelsman, Wilderman on the mend

Good news out of North Carolina: Darrell Handelsman and Mark Wilderman of the Fayetteville SwampDogs (summer collegiate; Coastal Plain League) are recovering after a gas-grill explosion at the ballpark. Team co-owner/GM/coach Handelsman, SwampDogs operations manager Mark Wilderman and intern Jonathan Wilson-Daughtner were hospitalized after a May 24 propane explosion at J.P. Riddle Stadium. A gas leak on a commercial-grade grill caused an explosion […]

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Jones new GM in Kinston

Benjamin Jones, the successful general manager of the Wilson Tobs (summer collegiate; Coastal Plain League), is the new general manager of the Kinston Indians (High Class A; Carolina League). He replaces Shari Massengill, who reunited with North Johnson when she accepted the assisant GM position with the Gwinnett Braves (Class AAA; International League). “We are […]

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