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Bluefish Earn ALPB Ken Shepard Award for Promotional Excellence

October 20, 2016 - Bridgeport, Conn- The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today announced that the Bridgeport Bluefish are this year's recipients of the Ken Shepard Award for Promotional Excellence. The Ken Shepard Award recognizes extraordinary promotional impact throughout the Atlantic League, whether a single promotion, or a series of noteworthy efforts during the course of the season. This annual award is named after Ken Shepard, former Bluefish General Manager who passed away in September 2014 following his battle with kidn... Full Story

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Michael Pfaff Named Joe Klein Executive of the Year

October 20, 2016 - Central Islip, N.Y.- The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball today unveiled the remainder of its 2016 Post-Season Awards. Long Island Ducks President and General Manager Michael Pfaff has been named the Joe Klein Executive of the year, as voted upon by league executives, club managers and media. "The Atlantic League is filled with extremely talented executives in each club's front office," said Pfaff. "It is an honor to receive this award, and I could not have done so without the excellent staffs in Long Island and N... Full Story

Skeeters Honored with Two Atlantic League Club Awards

October 20, 2016 - The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today announced Swatson, the Sugar Land Skeeters mascot, is the 2016 Mascot of the Year. Winners for the ALPB post-season awards were selected through voting from club managers, executives and media. Swatson has been an integral part of the Skeeters organization and is one of the most recognizable faces in community and marketing initiatives. His interaction and engagement with fans during each home game brings a constant energy to Constellation Field. The bright green m... Full Story

In Case You Missed It: Weekly Baseball, Basketball and Football Franchise Report

OSC Original by Dan Krieger
October 19, 2016 - BASEBALL Arizona Fall League: The six-team AzFL, which is owned and operated by Major League Baseball, started its 2016 season that will run from October 11 to November 17, 2016. All teams are based in and around the Phoenix area and each team has prospects from five different MLB teams. The East Division features the Mesa Solar Sox, Salt River Rafters and Scottsdale Scorpions, while the West Division includes the Glendale Desert Dogs, Peoria Javelinas and Surprise Saguaros. American Association: The independent ... Full Story

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