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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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Entering The Race

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This news hardly comes as a surprise, but Pat O’Conner has officially joined the race to become the next Minor League Baseball president. O’Conner, who has served as outgoing president […]

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Business Beat: June 14

Josh Leventhal -Premium Content

It appears the Sally League is set to begin a new era, as several sources confirmed that league officials plan to introduce Minor League Baseball executive Eric Krupa as its new president at the league's June all-star game in Rome.

Minors | #2007#Business Beat

The Business Front

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Stories Making Headlines Around Baseball • What’s a baseball game without beer vendors? Obviously the folks in the independent United League knew the answer to that question as they scrambled […]

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The Business Front

Josh Leventhal -

Stories Making Headline Around Baseball • Just call him the Johnny Drama of baseball. Struggling actor Greg Vojtanek‘”you may remember him as Leap Reader George in the Princess Diaries 2′”leaves […]

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Business Beat: May 23

John Perrotto -Premium Content

Going back to the days when Branch Rickey built the game's first farm system for the St. Louis Cardinals, minor league teams' primary focus has been on developing players. The Slippery Rock Sliders, an expansion team in the independent Frontier League, are putting a new spin on that idea.

Minors | #2007#Business Beat