Top Menu

Tag Archives | winter meetings

O’Conner, San Diego make news in slow Winter Meetings

During an unusually slow Winter Meetings, two events made headlines: Pat O’Conner was re-elected unanimously as Minor League Baseball president and San Diego was awarded the 2014 event. We’re talking slow in terms of activity among owners: normally there’s plenty of chatter about teams on the market and potential buyers, but this year the talk […]

Continue Reading

The Week That Was: Dec. 12

Lots of news generated the past week as the baseball world gathered at the annual Winter Meetings and Baseball Trade Show in Orlando: chatter about a new Oakland A’s ballpark, a final stretch for a new Escondido ballpark, and the potential move of the Southern League into Pensacola. The most popular stories on Ballpark Digest […]

Continue Reading

Spelius, Ridley win Giles, Rawlings Awards

As the baseball world preps for the upcoming Winter Meetings, awards are being announced. Minor League Baseball has selected Midwest League President George Spelius and Nashville Sounds Office Manager Sharon Ridley as this year’s recipients of the Warren Giles and the Rawlings Woman Executive of the Year Awards, respectively. The Giles Award annually honors outstanding […]

Continue Reading