Exclusive: RiverDogs Plan Wacky NBA Draft Promotion

The NBA draft will take place on June 20. Sixty days prior to that date is April 21. And that gave the Charleston RiverDogs an idea.

Tomorrow night the RiverDogs — the Yankees’ Single-A affiliate — will hold NBA Draft Night. The team will wear themed uniforms for the occasion, which I’ll get to . . . → Read More: Exclusive: RiverDogs Plan Wacky NBA Draft Promotion

Cup of Plenty: MiLB Drops a Whopping 72 Hispanic Unis

Let’s put it this way: If you don’t like it when teams simply call themselves Los Mets or El Heat for their Hispanic-outreach promotions, you’re going to love minor league baseball this year.

MiLB rolled out its Copa de la DiversiĆ³n (Fun Cup) program yesterday, with participating teams getting Hispanic-themed makeovers for a handful . . . → Read More: Cup of Plenty: MiLB Drops a Whopping 72 Hispanic Unis

A Look At Some Quirky Baseball Stadia

By Phil Hecken, with Ron Bolton Follow @PhilHecken !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);

It’s been a while since I collaborated with my buddy Ron Bolton (seen here with me at a Mets game this past summer), who you guys probably know more famously for his twitter handle, @OTBaseballPhoto. Our most recent undertaking occurred over the summer, when . . . → Read More: A Look At Some Quirky Baseball Stadia

Remembering the Charlotte O's

By Phil Hecken, with Dan Tarrant Follow @PhilHecken !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);

Today we have a special article by reader Dan Tarrant, who had originally proposed this to me a little over a year ago, and we had hoped to run it during Paul’s annual August recess. Due to time and space limitations then, I’m . . . → Read More: Remembering the Charlotte O’s