After 22 years in the quirky ballpark that is Midway Stadium that saw more than its fair share of quirky gimmicks and promotions — remember the “Ball Pig,” the rotating names of its
FOX Sports’ Katie Nolan alerted her social media followers earlier this month that she would be throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at a Trenton Thunder game, the Thunder being the Double-A
Minnesota Twins minor leaguer Byron Buxton, widely considered one of the top prospects in baseball, if not the best, was knocked unconscious Wednesday night after colliding with teammate Mike Kvasnic
On Thursday night in Allentown, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs — the Triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies — donned a jersey that arguably was among the most highly anticipated alte
On Thursday night at Homer Stryker Field, the Kalamazoo Growlers, the Michigan-based member of the Northwoods League, a collegiate summer baseball league, will don its much ballyhooed “Selfie J
Minor league baseball teams holding a “Star Wars Night” event at the ballpark certainly is not a new concept. It’s been done time and time again to varying results.
It seems like minor league teams, as far as creating interesting and bizarre theater is concerned — oddball promotions, unique events, etc.
In an incident that can only be described as a million to one shot, a minor league pitcher recently pulled a Randy Johnson by drilling a bird with a pitch.
In attempt to capitalize on the Johnny Football-Johnny Cleveland-Johnny Manziel hype currently consuming the state of Ohio, the Akron RubberDucks — the Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland India
San Rafael Pacifics to don pink AAGPBL women’s uniforms to honor breast-cancer survivors: http://t.co/LGd9PTEFf9 pic.twitter.
On July 24 at Coca-Cola Park, darkness will fall across the land when the midnight hour is close at hand as creatures crawl in search of blood to terrorize the old ballpark.
It didn’t take long for the Los Angeles Dodgers to react and the team did so with impunity on Thursday, releasing catcher Miguel Olivo outright following a bizarre scene during a fight where th
The Bakersfield Blaze had arguably one of the most peculiar first pitch ceremonies before its game on Tuesday, as Tara, known worldwide as the Hero Cat “threw” out the first pitch.
The cat from Bakersfield, Calif.
Another summer of clever, original and sometimes flat-out bizarre promotions from minor league baseball teams is upon us (see the Brooklyn Cyclones’ Darth Maul jerseys).