Business Beat: Nov. 29
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.
Business Beat: Nov. 1
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.
Business Beat: Oct. 19
Ottawa and Wichita fans say good bye to their teams.
Business Beat: Oct. 4
The annual reminder that minor league baseball is in the midst of a golden era came with the news at the end of the season that the affiliated minors had once again set an attendance record.
Business Beat: Sept. 6
There likely aren't too many forums beyond the realm of minor league baseball where a presentation on topics such as beer vending secrets from Japan would draw a crowd of distinguished executives.
Business Beat: Aug. 23
Teams are always searching for new promotions as some of the old standbys have proven stale to new fans.