Josh Leventhal

Business Beat: Nov. 29

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Taking the extra step has come out of necessity for Batavia but has paid off in a remarkable way. The Muckdogs ranked last in attendance in the short-season New York-Penn League this season but finished among the 25 top licensing teams in minor league baseball.

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Business Beat: Nov. 1

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The playing field has been reduced and new management has taken over, but the Texas Collegiate League has revived operations less than two months after it appeared headed for implosion following a revolt by seven of the league's nine teams.

Minors | #2007#Business Beat

All Dressed Up

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With their $50 million stadium under construction, roughly 2,000 season tickets already sold and various merchandise being bought in bundles at the souvenir shop, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs took another […]

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Victory!

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I have to disclose a bias when it comes to Fresno’s upcoming promotion: Johnny Drama vs. Dwight Schrute Night. It’s no contest. Drama wins. In fact there may not be […]

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Charitable Contributions

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A new feature beginning in Baseball America’s upcoming issue will put a “Spotlight on Charity” in the Business Beat, focusing on a team’s or individual’s charitable efforts. Our first installment […]

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A Hog-Wild Event

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The ticker on the Lehigh Valley Ironpigs’ Website points out that the team’s first game is still 234 days away. However the mania that surrounds the team makes their debut […]

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