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Collier named American Association Executive of the Year

Collier named American Association Executive of the Year

Nice honor for a good guy: Winnipeg Goldeyes general manager Andrew Collier has been named the 2014 Ameri...
IronPigs six-year record: 600K total, 9K per game average attendance

IronPigs six-year record: 600K total, 9K per game average attendance

What a streak: By attracting 614,888 fans to Coca-Cola Park in 2014, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Class A...

Attendance news: Akron RubberDucks up almost 16 percent in '14

Attendance news: Akron RubberDucks up almost 16 percent in '14

A second straight year of attendance hikes for the Akron RubberDucks (Class AA; Eastern League), as th...

Cougars announce 2015 Fifth Third Bank Ballpark improvements

Cougars announce 2015 Fifth Third Bank Ballpark improvements

The Kane County Cougars (Low Class A; Midwest League) have announced a series of improvements to Fifth ...

Rawhide set another attendance record

Rawhide set another attendance record

We have another attendance record to report: For the fifth time in six years, the Visalia Rawhide (High ...

After offseason fire, Fifth Third Ballpark shines at Midwest League ASG

After offseason fire, Fifth Third Ballpark shines at Midwest League ASG

Tuesday night’s Midwest League All-Star Classic was more than a showcase of baseball talent. It was a celebration of a remarkable effort by the West Michigan Whitecaps to rebuild a ballpark heavily damage...

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A sneek peak at Charlotte's new ballpark

A sneek peak at Charlotte's new ballpark

It's a new era in North Carolina baseball as the Charlotte Knights (Class AAA; International League) open a new Uptown ballpark tonight. Our Mark Cryan was on hand yesterday for a sneak preview.

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Metrodome baggie to reborn as Duluth Pack bags

Metrodome baggie to reborn as Duluth Pack bags

Another creative reuse for a remnant of the Metrodome: the infamous right-field baggie is now part of a new Duluth Pack line of bags, to be unveiled tomorrow at the 2014 Minnesota State Fair.

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Baseball's ultimate party deck, at Coors Field

Baseball's ultimate party deck, at Coors Field

It wasn't that long ago when the Colorado Rockies shut down the right-field upper deck at Coors Field because of a lack of fan interest. Now, it's the hottest place in the ballpark -- and a model for other...

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Collier named American Association Executive of the Year

Collier named American Association Executive of the Year

Nice honor for a good guy: Winnipeg Goldeyes general manager Andrew Collier has been named the 2014 American Association Executive of the Year. Read more...
Replacements to make hometown return at Midway Stadium

Replacements to make hometown return at Midway Stadium

This may be more about our youth than yours, but this is still big news: The Replacements will be playing their first hometown gig since 1991, when the band headlines this summer at Midway Stadium.

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Bosse Field / Evansville Otters

Bosse Field / Evansville Otters

It is one of the oldest ballparks still hosting baseball, a historic venue that still feels much as it did during its June 17, 1915 opening. Welcome to Evansville's Bosse Field.

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CPL honors organization, broadcaster of the year

CPL honors organization, broadcaster of the year

The summer-collegiate Coastal Plain League announced Joe Vasile of the Fayetteville SwampDogs is broadcaster of the year, and the Peninsula Pilots organization of the year.

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Simmons Field / Kenosha Kingfish

Simmons Field / Kenosha Kingfish

This, friends, is why summer-collegiate leagues exist: to provide new life to old ballparks – evidenced by the makeover of Simmons Field, home of the Northwoods League’s Kenosha Kingfish.

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From Blues Brothers to multimedia: TSE's Bob Masewicz

From Blues Brothers to multimedia: TSE's Bob Masewicz

Interesting anniversary to note: it's been 30 years since TSE's Bob Masewicz performed with a partner as the Blues Brothers, a venue journey that's led to today's TSE Services.

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Newest Astrodome preservation plan: World's largest indoor park

Newest Astrodome preservation plan: World's largest indoor park

We have another concept for the preservation of the Astrodome: Harris County Judge Ed Emmett is proposing the Eighth Wonder of the World be converted to the world's largest indoor park.

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