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  • SBD Article

    DeVry Univ. Becomes MiLB's Official Education, Career Development Partner

    Published December 10, 2014

    ...USOC, on Monday announced a three-year deal with MiLB that makes it the organization's "official educat... " MiLB officials "approached DeVry about the partnership... " MiLB Enterprises President & CMO Michael Hand said tha... ...d DeVry is "one of a handful of new partners" for MiLB, "marking a shift in Hand's strategy toward lever...

    Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, MiLB
  • SBD Article

    Triple-A RedHawks Officially Change Moniker To Oklahoma City Dodgers

    Published December 04, 2014

    The new nickname for the Dodgers' Triple-A PCL Oklahoma City affiliate yesterday was announced at a press conference at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark as team officials "unveiled the franchise’s new primary logo in addition to new home and road uniforms," according to Michael Baldwin of the OKLAHOMAN. The Oklahoma City Dodgers’ primary logo "features a home plate design that features old-time, classic crossed bats in front of a brick façade that pays homage" to the team's venue. Oklahoma City i...

    Tags: Franchises, MiLB
  • SBD Article

    Remembering The Alamo: San Antonio MiLB Team Unveils New Logos, Uniforms

    Published November 21, 2014

    The Double-A Texas League San Antonio Missions "unveiled Thursday a new logo and uniforms that incorporate the pride" felt locally toward the Alamo, according to Tom Orsborn of the SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS. The team's logo and uniform change, which was designed by San Diego-based Brandiose, "is the club's first" since '94. The Missions' colors as part of the redesign "change from black and gold to midnight blue, Texas sandstone and freedom red." The new colors are "more in keeping with the lo...

    Tags: Franchises, MiLB
  • SBD Article

    City Council Approves Ballpark Proposal Bringing Double-A Team To Hartford

    Published October 16, 2014

    Hartford City Council on Tuesday approved the $350M "sweeping development plan to bring housing, retail, a brewery and a 9,000-spectator minor league ballpark to long-vacant land north of downtown," according to Jenna Carlesso of the HARTFORD COURANT. Six city council members voted in favor of the plan and three abstained, "capping four months of public debate." Some council members said that the project, which would bring the Double-A Eastern League New Britain Rock Cats to Hartford, is a "s...

    Tags: Facilities, MiLB
  • SBD Article

    MiLB Attendance Boosted By New Stadiums For Triple-A Teams In Charlotte, El Paso

    Published September 16, 2014 by Austin Karp

    There were 63 more games for MiLB this season compared to ’13, as last season saw a... The IL led all MiLB leagues with an average of 7,269 fans per game,... Perhaps the biggest story among MiLB clubs was the jump for the Charlotte Knights. ...town ballpark vaulted the club to No. 1 among all MiLB clubs with an average of 9,686 fans per game in... The club ranked 15th in all of MiLB after finishing last in the PCL in ’13.

    Tags: Research and Ratings, MiLB
  • SBD Article

    Charlotte Knights Top All MiLB Teams In Attendance During First Season At BB&T Ballpark

    Published September 02, 2014

    The Triple-A Int'l League Charlotte Knights yesterday wrapped up their first season at the new BB&T Ballpark drawing a total of 687,715 fans, the "most in the minors" this season and "more than twice the amount (254,834) that visited Knights Stadium in Fort Mill, S.C., in 2013," according to Seth Lakso of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Yesterday's finale against the Gwinnett Braves drew the 31st sellout of the season (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 9/2). In Charlotte, David Perlmutt in a front-page piece repor...

    Tags: MiLB, Franchises
  • SBD Article

    Triple-A Buffalo Bisons To Begin Multiyear Ballpark Renovation This Offseason

    Published August 27, 2014

    The Triple-A Int'l League Buffalo Bisons on Friday announced that they are "embarking on a multiyear, multimillion-dollar renovation plan" of their downtown ballpark, with Phase I "consisting of the installation of 3,700 new seats in the special reserved sections from dugout to dugout," according to Mike Harrington of the BUFFALO NEWS. The project "will begin the day after" the team's season ends and "will take two to three months." The city of Buffalo is "footing the $758,000 bill." Bisons P...

    Tags: Facilities, MiLB
  • SBD Article

    Hartford Officials Withdraw $60M Proposal To Fund Downtown Rock Cats Stadium

    Published July 14, 2014

    Hartford city officials have "backed away from a proposal" to bond up to $60M for a new stadium north of downtown for the Double-A Eastern League Rock Cats' move from New Britain, saying that they will instead "seek a private partner to finance much of the project," according to Vanessa De La Torre of the HARTFORD COURANT. In a letter to the city council on Friday, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra "formally withdrew the resolution that faced loud opposition from a group of taxpayers -- and some f...

    Tags: Facilities, MiLB
  • SBD Article

    New Ballpark Helps Triple-A Charlotte Knights Break All-Time Season Attendance Record

    Published July 07, 2014

    The Triple-A Int'l League Charlotte Knights through July 5 have seen a "record-breaking" 429,133 fans attend games at the club's new downtown BB&T Ballpark, eclipsing the club's "previous season attendance record" set in '93 when the Knights game were still playing in Fort Mill, S.C., according to Gavin Off of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. The team has "sold out 22 of 45 games so far this season" at its new 10,200-seat ballpark (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 7/6). Knights Exec VP & COO Dan Rajkowski on Tuesd...

    Tags: Franchises, MiLB
  • SBD Article

    Hartford Lures Double-A Baseball To City With $60M Ballpark Set To Open In '16

    Published June 05, 2014

    More than a year of “secret talks culminated” yesterday as the city of Hartford “agreed to build” a $60M ballpark and lease it for 25 years to the Double-A Eastern League New Britain Rock Cats, according to a front-page piece by Carlesso, Lender & Stacom of the HARTFORD COURANT. Mayor Pedro Segarra said, “This stadium will greatly expand our central business district and will also enable us to reconnect with north Hartford -- a community that greatly needs an infusion of jobs and opportunitie...

    Tags: Facilities, MiLB
  • SBD Article

    Minor League Baseball Partners With Pep Boys On First National Sponsorship Deal

    Published May 16, 2014

    ...t you there" theme, will be activated in targeted MiLB markets and clubs across the country this season... ...nnouncements, print advertisements and couponing (MiLB).

    Tags: MiLB, Pep Boys, Marketing and Sponsorship
  • SBD Article

    MiLB Merchandise Sales Fueled By New Names In '13, Including Hops, RailRiders, Fightin Phils

    Published May 06, 2014

    MiLB yesterday announced its list of the top 25 teams... ...nline sales increased 27% from the previous year (MiLB). ...nce '07, took on the new nickname in '13 and made MiLB’s top 25 list "for the first time since that firs... Since MiLB began tracking sales in '93, "101 different clubs...

    Tags: MiLB, Marketing and Sponsorship
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