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Drillers affiliation in play?

We may have another affiliation in play, with Tulsa Drillers (Class AA; Texas League) GM Mike Melega saying the team won’t address its MLB affiliate until after the season — which may mean a change from current parent Colorado Rockies. The two have a history of announcing player-development contracts before the end of the season […]

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Success rolls on in Tulsa

As the Tulsa Drillers (Class AA; Texas League) open their fourth season at ONEOK Field, things have never been better for the Hubbards, as the team may once again set an attendance record. Attendance records are made to be broken, and it’s no coincidence that the three previous best seasons for the Drillers have been […]

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In memoriam: Went Hubbard

Went Hubbard, the former and current owner of the Tulsa Drillers (Class AA; Texas League), passed away yesterday after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 83. Hubbard bought the Drillers in December 1986 from the Texas Rangers. Under his ownership attendance increased from 162,000 in 1986 to a then franchise record 351,929 in 1999. […]

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PSC introduces branded food stands for minor-league clients

Professional Sports Catering (PSC) has introduced eight new proprietary branded food stands in minor-league ballparks across the United States. “PSC and our partners have taken a huge step with the introduction of these branded concepts,” said Tom Dickson, CEO of PSC. “We believe these brands are fundamentally a better way to buy food in a […]

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