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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

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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

The Business Front

Josh Leventhal -

Stories Making Headlines Around the Minors . . . • Triple-A Colorado Springs senior vice president Rai Henniger was in critical condition late Saturday after an explosion while he was […]

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Business Beat: May 4

Josh Leventhal -Premium Content

Randy Newsom's funky, submarine delivery is enough to make him unusual, but something else he does on the side makes the Indians prospect truly stand out among his fellow minor leaguers. Newsom, a righthanded reliever for high Class A Kinston, is one of three industrious minor leaguers who work together in a business that humbly began during a Carolina League rain delay in 2005.

Minors | #2007#Business Beat