Origin of Minor League Team Names, a Reprise: P

Back in 2014, I wrote a series of blog posts about the origin of minor league team names. Since then, the minor league landscape has changed a lot. Clubs moved, adopted new names. All reasons to have a new series in which the new names are added and explained.  This time the letter: P Palm …

Red Sox and SeaDogs extend PDC

It looks like the Boston Red Sox and the Portland SeaDogs have been affiliated forever and since today it will look even more so as the two teams extended their Player Development Contract through the 2020 season. The two baseball clubs are cooperating since 2003 so the connection between the two clubs may seem longer than it …

Movies in the center of the attention with these promotions

The Frisco RoughRiders paid attention to the movie/TV series Star Trek on Saturday, June 11, one day after their Lazy River section in their ballpark was openend. The Portland SeaDogs paid attention to the fact that the movie Top Gun, starring Tom Cruise, hit the cinemas thirty years ago. Yesterday the Frisco RoughRiders saluted the  original …

Yard Goats to start season on the road

The Hartford Yard Goats will start their season on the road. Recently you could read here that the new stadium, Dunkin' Donuts Park, will not be ready in time. It looks like that the delay will be about a month. Sounds familiar doesn't it?  Last season the stadium of the Biloxi Shuckers wasn't ready in …

Origin of Minor League team names: P

Since 2004 I am addicted to Minor League baseball. Not that it is easy to attend a game when you live in the Netherlands, but I love the way those clubs are more focused on families, children and the related entertainment. In 2008 I attended my first Minor League game at Adelanto, CA. The High …

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