Baseball in the United States

Minnesota Doctor reports the 97% of fans surveyed voted for an updated Minnesota Twins 'Minnie and Paul' logo

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 2:15am

The Minnesota Twins have never updated their logo, which has not kept up with the times or reflect the true player composition of the team.

Key Points: 
  • The Minnesota Twins have never updated their logo, which has not kept up with the times or reflect the true player composition of the team.
  • At the poll's conclusion, the results were clear: 97% voted for either an updated Minnie and Paul or a completely new logo.
  • It honors the original logo while celebrating the significant diversity and all of all Twins players' contributions and accomplishments throughout the years.
  • - Dr. Crutchfield is a long time Minnesota Twins fan and season ticket holder for the past 20 years.

2019 World Series to Generate $6.5 Million in Economic Impact to the Nation's Capital Over Two Days

Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 9:17pm

"The World Series is an amazing opportunity for the Washington Nationals, their fans and the economic impact for the nation's capital," said Elliott L. Ferguson II, president and CEO, Destination DC.

Key Points: 
  • "The World Series is an amazing opportunity for the Washington Nationals, their fans and the economic impact for the nation's capital," said Elliott L. Ferguson II, president and CEO, Destination DC.
  • Opened in 2008, Nationals Park is one of the largest venues in DC, boasting the capacity for nearly 44,000 guests, including standing room.
  • The estimated economic impact of $6.5 million is based off Tourism Economics' impact calculator, which measures total number of visitors to the city, length and type of the event.
  • "Beyond the great emotional lift, the World Series is going to translate into lots of economic activity for our city," said Gregory McCarthy, senior vice president of community engagement, Washington Nationals.

NTT Delivers Successful Ultra Reality Viewing of Live MLB Postseason Game

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 2:53am

Ultra Reality Viewing was successfully proven at Game 3 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan between the Houston Astros and Tampa Bay Rays from Tropicana Field.

Key Points: 
  • Ultra Reality Viewing was successfully proven at Game 3 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan between the Houston Astros and Tampa Bay Rays from Tropicana Field.
  • Enterprise Partners were invited to this viewing event in order to increase the awareness for other potential uses of this Ultra Reality Viewing experience technology.
  • NTT and MLB will continue to work toward expanding the use of URV Technology for new and exciting fan experiences in other events.
  • With the continued success of MLB Network and MLB digital platforms, MLB continues to find innovative ways for its fans to enjoy Americas National Pastime and a truly global game.

National Champion Vanderbilt Trusts AstroTurf Once Again

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 3:00pm

Vanderbilt is updating the AstroTurf at Hawkins Field with one of the most technologically-advanced playing surfaces in the turf industry.

Key Points: 
  • Vanderbilt is updating the AstroTurf at Hawkins Field with one of the most technologically-advanced playing surfaces in the turf industry.
  • Since AstroTurf originally turfed Hawkins Field, Vanderbilt has piled up some incredibly gaudy numbers.
  • The Commodores have a record of 329 wins and 137 losses with 2 SEC championships, 6 NCAA Tournament Region Championships, 3 Super Regional Championships, 1 National runner up, and 2 National Championships.
  • "Having the trust of a top-shelf program like Vanderbilt means the world to us", said AstroTurf Director of Baseball Operations, Aaron Klotz.

Baseball fans will help decide who will be the next C Spire Ferriss Trophy winner honoring Mississippi's top college baseball player

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

A panel of Major League Baseball scouts and Mississippi college baseball coaches will comprise the remaining 90 percent of the voting.

Key Points: 
  • A panel of Major League Baseball scouts and Mississippi college baseball coaches will comprise the remaining 90 percent of the voting.
  • "This gives fans a chance to play a part in helping identify our state's best college baseball players," said Bill Blackwell, executive director of the MSHOF and co-sponsor of the award along with C Spire.
  • "College baseball fans across Mississippi are very passionate about their schools and the star players in their respective programs," said Jim Richmond, vice president of Marketing for C Spire.
  • "Several schools are having outstanding seasons and we're excited about continuing to give fans new opportunities to support their favorite players for the C Spire Ferriss Trophy."

CLEAR Adds The Baltimore Orioles, Minnesota Twins and Texas Rangers to its Growing Network of Sports Partners

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 2:00pm

Fans at Comerica Park in Detroit and Globe Life Park in Arlington will be able to do the same later this month.

Key Points: 
  • Fans at Comerica Park in Detroit and Globe Life Park in Arlington will be able to do the same later this month.
  • CLEAR members can use this experience after linking their CLEAR and MLB.com accounts at http://my.clearme.com/mlb .
  • Today, more than 3 million CLEAR members enjoy secure and frictionless experiences at airports, sports stadiums and beyond.
  • Fans can enroll in CLEAR Sports for free at any arena or stadium in CLEARs nationwide network in under five minutes, and begin using it immediately.

Medliminal Partners with the Washington Nationals

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 2:03pm

Medliminal, a medical bill review company that offers clients focused, innovative and cost-saving solutions through cutting-edge technology, has officially partnered with the Washington Nationals.

Key Points: 
  • Medliminal, a medical bill review company that offers clients focused, innovative and cost-saving solutions through cutting-edge technology, has officially partnered with the Washington Nationals.
  • The partnership will include Medliminal signage and trademarks around the Washington Nationals stadium as well as Club 24 season tickets.
  • Our partnership with the Washington Nationals is something weve been working on for a while, said Elise Baker, Director of Marketing, Medliminal.
  • The Nationals have been very flexible and helpful throughout this process, and were honored to officially call them our partners.

American Legion Centennial Weekend at Baseball Hall of Fame to feature Hall of Famer Lee Smith March 29-30

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 4:59pm

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will feature programming with military themes as the American Legion celebrates its 100th anniversary.

Key Points: 
  • The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will feature programming with military themes as the American Legion celebrates its 100th anniversary.
  • Following the question-and-answer session, Smith will sign autographs for all guests with American Legion Family membership cards.
  • American Legion Baseball, established in the 1920s, has become a part of the fabric of our national pastime.
  • The Hall of Fame annually honors the American Legion Baseball Player of the Year at the Memorial Day Weekend Hall of Fame Classic.

Arctic Buzz Adult Ice Cream of Maryland Announces Multi-Year Partnership With Frisco RoughRiders at Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 10:00pm

FRISCO, Texas, Feb. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Arctic Buzz Ice Cream (Arctic Buzz) with headquarters outside of Baltimore, Maryland is proud to announce a strategic multi-year partnership with the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A minor league baseball affiliate of the Texas Rangers.

Key Points: 
  • FRISCO, Texas, Feb. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Arctic Buzz Ice Cream (Arctic Buzz) with headquarters outside of Baltimore, Maryland is proud to announce a strategic multi-year partnership with the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A minor league baseball affiliate of the Texas Rangers.
  • "Arctic Buzz couldn't ask for better partners than the Frisco RoughRiders and Dr Pepper Ballpark to begin our full product launch into the Texas market," stated Arctic Buzz Chief Operating Officer, Bruce Pilarczyk.
  • The Frisco RoughRiders are the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers and play their games at beautiful Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas.
  • For more information on the Frisco RoughRiders and Dr Pepper Ballpark, please visit RidersBaseball.com or contact Ryan Rouillard at RRouillard(at)RidersBaseball(dot)com.

Arctic Buzz Adult Ice Cream of Maryland Announces Multi-Year Partnership With Frisco RoughRiders at Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 12:48am

FRISCO, Texas, Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Arctic Buzz Ice Cream (Arctic Buzz) with headquarters outside of Baltimore, Maryland is proud to announce a strategic multi-year partnership with the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A minor league baseball affiliate of the Texas Rangers.

Key Points: 
  • FRISCO, Texas, Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Arctic Buzz Ice Cream (Arctic Buzz) with headquarters outside of Baltimore, Maryland is proud to announce a strategic multi-year partnership with the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A minor league baseball affiliate of the Texas Rangers.
  • "Arctic Buzz couldn't ask for better partners than the Frisco RoughRiders and Dr Pepper Ballpark to begin our full product launch into the Texas market,"stated Arctic Buzz Chief Operating Officer, Bruce Pilarczyk.
  • The Frisco RoughRiders are the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers and play their games at beautiful Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas.
  • For more information on the Frisco RoughRiders and Dr Pepper Ballpark, please visit RidersBaseball.com or contact Ryan Rouillard at RRouillard@RidersBaseball.com .