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Monday, December 09, 2013
TeamSnap Becomes Official Team Management Sponsor of Ripken Baseball
Thu, 15 Aug 2013, 07:00:02 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, the world's No.1 web and mobile team and activity management service, today announced a partnership with Ripken Baseball, the nation's largest youth-focused baseball and sports organization, to share resources and content for advocating youth sports.
The 'American Arm' Baseball Pitching Contest features Life Size Robotic Batter and Catcher
Fri, 02 Mar 2012, 04:59:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PEORIA, Ariz., March 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MoJo Sports announced today that they have teamed up with Peoria Sports Complex, home to the San Diego Padres and the Seattle Mariners Spring Training facility to conduct a baseball pitching contest. The contest is dubbed as the 'American Arm' and consists of a 55 ft. customized mobile interactive trailer that transforms into a realistic pitching environment. Inside the trailer are a life-size robotic batter and a life-size robotic catcher.
Baseball Players Make Healthcare Home Run - Gaining Protection against Rising Long-Term Care Costs
Wed, 04 Jan 2012, 04:58:13 EST Edited by Debra Tone
PLACENTIA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the Association of Professional Ball Players of America (APBPA) announces the selection of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) to offer long-term care education and long-term care insurance coverage to their 11,000 Members. For members that choose to purchase the insurance, applications for individual policies will be completed by LTCFP and underwritten by Transamerica Life Insurance Company.
'Voice of Cubs' Asks Fans to Be a Part of Cubs' Documentary
Mon, 11 Jul 2011, 17:58:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Long-time Chicago Cubs spring training P.A. announcer, Tim Sheridan, has partnered with Kickstarter.com to help complete a documentary film over 25 years in the making. 'Boys of Spring - The Movie,' follows Tim on his journey with the iconic, hard-luck, Chicago Cubs as both he and the Cubs attempt to reach their ultimate dreams.
Travis Ishikawa Autograph Signing May 16 - Fundraiser for Riordan High School
Tue, 12 May 2009, 16:46:22 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ballpark Gallery is hosting an autograph signing with San Francisco Giants first baseman Travis Ishikawa on May 16th, 2009. The signing will be held one hour after the game. The fundraiser consists of 25 percent of all proceeds from the signing, and also 25 percent off all sales that day, will go to the Riordan High School sports program.
MoJo Sports Receives Patent for World's First Pitching Cage
Tue, 18 Nov 2008, 06:00:28 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MoJo Sports LLC, a leading California-based realistic sports manufacturing company established in 2003, today announced that it has received a U.S. Patent for the World's First Pitching Cage, dubbed the Mojo Pitching Cage. The Mojo Pitching Cage allows a pitcher to practice pitching in a realistic environment without the need of another person.
Houston Astros Choose Pitcher's Eye(R) Training Aid
Wed, 11 Apr 2007, 06:30:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. - Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Houston Astros Major League Baseball(R) team, under the direction of Dewey Robinson, director of pitching development, are using custom and prototype designs of the Pitcher's Eye(R) training aid, made by 4 Seam Inc., at all levels of the organization.
Pete Rose's $103,631 Corked Bat to Be Sawed in Half
Mon, 19 Dec 2005, 16:44:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
SEAFORD, NY - Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GoldenPalace.com to reveal the truth about legend's allegedly corked bat. The Internet casino that bought baseball legend Pete Rose's allegedly corked bat now plans to saw it in half to reveal the truth to the world.
Texas Fence Association And Grand Slam For Youth Baseball Help Cut Ribbon On Newly Fenced Youth Ball Field Near Houston's Ship Channel
Wed, 23 Mar 2005, 15:05:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
HOUSTON, TX /Send2Press Newswire/ -- On March 22nd, representatives from the Texas Fence Association, Grand Slam for Youth Baseball, the City of Houston, Magnolia Little League, and the Houston community cut the ribbon on the newly fenced youth ball field at Hidalgo Park. Participating in the event was John Gamble, President of the Texas Fence Association; Fred Arnold, Grand Slam For Youth Baseball Project Manager from Minute Maid; Marian Harper, Vice President of Community Development for the Houston Astros; Carol Alvarado, Mayor Pro-Tem and City Council Member District I; Joe Turner. Director of Houston Parks and Recreation Department; organizers and youth ball players from Magnolia Little League; and supporters of Hidalgo Park.
Texas Fence Association Teams Up With Grand Slam For Youth Baseball For New 'Going For The Fences' Program
Thu, 17 Feb 2005, 12:00:00 EST Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HOUSTON, TX /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Grand Slam for Youth Baseball (GSFYB), a partnership between the Houston Astros and the makers of Minute Maid, announced today a new program in conjunction with the Texas Fence Association - Going for the Fences. Under the new program, one youth ball field per year in the Houston area will receive new fencing and installation courtesy of the Texas Fence Association (TFA).
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