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Federal Park: Easton Maryland’s hidden diamond 

November 18, 2020

Take a stroll around Easton, Maryland and you will find historical landmarks like the Avalon Theatre, the Courthouse, and other historical sites, but one of Easton's most historical sites is no longer around. It used to stand proudly along Hammond Street and Federal Street, not too far from the Talbot

Delmarva Shorebirds 2020 Season Shelved

June 30, 2020

SALISBURY, Md. -- On Tuesday, June 30, 2020, Major League Baseball (MLB) informed Minor League Baseball (MiLB) that it will not be providing its affiliated MiLB teams with players for the 2020 season. As a result, there will not be a MiLB season which includes the Delmarva Shorebirds, who were

Eastern Shore Legend: Arthur Ehlers

Modern Day Baltimore Orioles First GM was owner of the Pocomoke City Red Sox
September 3, 2020

Arthur “Art” Ehlers’ love for the game of baseball was evident in his actions. He was active in the sport as both a player and in the front office as he served management positions at both Major and Minor League levels. Ehlers was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1897. While

Eastern Shore Legend: Homer "Doc" Smoot

First Eastern Shore Native to play in the MLB in the 20th Century
August 12, 2020

Homer Smoot’s time in the MLB can not compare to other legendary players to come from the Eastern Shore like Home Run Baker and Jimmie “Double XX” Foxx who each are Hall of Famers, but Smoot still turned in an impressive baseball career all starting here on Delmarva. In fact,

Silver Anniversary Team: Full 25-Man Roster

April 9, 2020

Time for one last definitive look at our Shorebirds Silver Anniversary Team. Over the past three months we’ve unveiled each position as voted upon by our panel of experts. Now, on what would have been Opening Day for the 25th season, we’ll be playing manager for the day and setting

Eastern Shore Legend: Bill Nicholson

Chestertown native led the NL in HR and RBI twice
July 22, 2020

Bill Nicholson was the North Side’s favorite player during the early 1940s. His power and defense helped him be in multiple MVP conversations, made pitchers fear him, and earn respect from teammates and opponents alike. In his 16-year career, he made it to two World Series, earned five All-Star appearances,

The 1937 Salisbury Indians: Historic Baseball Team considered top ten minor league teams ever assembled

July 8, 2020

In 1928, attendance in the ESHL was dropping, and the Great Depression was slowly seeping to the Eastern Shore. ESHL President Harry Rew wrote a letter to the league treasurer to cease funding for the League. It would be almost a decade before professional baseball returned to the Shore, but

Shorebirds Drive-In Fireworks Spectacular Scheduled for Sep. 18

Shorebirds to host Drive-In Fireworks Show Presented by Valvoline Instant Oil Change & Hudson Behavioral Health
August 31, 2020

SALISBURY, Md. -- The Delmarva Shorebirds are excited to announce that we will be hosting our 2nd Drive-In Fireworks Spectacular on Friday, September 18 presented by Valvoline Instant Oil Change & Hudson Behavioral Health. The Fireworks will take place at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium where cars will be parked socially

Shorebirds to host Salisbury Drive-Thru Flu Clinic Friday, October 9 at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium

September 24, 2020

TidalHealth’s Salisbury Drive-Thru Flu Clinic is returning for its 26th season on Friday, October 9, 2020 at Arthur W. Perdue (Shorebirds) Stadium at the intersection of Route 50 and Hobbs Road from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Seasonal quadrivalent flu vaccinations will be administered to individuals 13 years of age

Shorebirds Movie Night Set for September 4

Shorebirds to screen Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Presented by Valvoline Instant Oil Change
August 20, 2020

SALISBURY, Md. -- The Delmarva Shorebirds are excited to host Shorebirds Movie Night featuring the film of Sonic the Hedgehog on September 4 presented by Valvoline Instant Oil Change. Fans will be allowed to watch the movie on the field that will be aired on our high-definition videoboard for $10

Shorebirds Baseball Camp Set for August 25 - 27

The camp will run for 3 days from 9 AM to 12 PM and is for ages 5 - 12
August 10, 2020

The Delmarva Shorebirds are excited to announce that we will be hosting a 3-day Shorebirds Baseball Camp from August 25 - 27 with each day running from 9 AM to 12 PM. The camp is limited to the first 50 people ages 5 - 12 and will be led under

Eastern Shore Legend: John Thomas Kibler

Chestertown native coached sports for more than a half century
August 6, 2020

Throughout the Eastern Shore, John Thomas Kibler was well known for his involvement in sports. In his early days, he was a baseball player and a basketball coach. As he got older, he focused his time coaching future players and passing down his wisdom in the world of sports. The

Shorebirds Movie Night Postponed to September 4

Tonight Movie Night has been Postponed until September 4 at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium
August 14, 2020

SALISBURY, Md. -- The Delmarva Shorebirds Movie Night presented by Valvoline Instant Oil Change has been postponed due to inclement weather and field conditions. All fans that have purchased tickets for the event tonight, August 14, will be able to use their tickets for the rain date of September 4

A Note from Shorebirds GM Chris Bitters

June 18, 2020

Shorebirds Fans, We hope you continue to be well during this difficult time. Our entire crew misses seeing each of you nightly at the stadium and the social interactions and lifelong memories that the stadium creates. As I write this note on June 18th, it is disappointing to think that

Delmarva Shorebirds Drive-In Fireworks Set for July 24

Shorebirds Drive-In Fireworks are on July 24th at 9 PM presented by Pohanka of Salisbury
July 10, 2020

SALISBURY, Md. -- The Delmarva Shorebirds are excited to announce their inaugural Drive-In Fireworks Spectacular presented by Pohanka of Salisbury. The event is set to take place on July 24th with fireworks planned to begin at approximately 9 PM at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. Admission costs $10 per vehicle and

Eastern Shore Legends: Mickey Vernon

Two-time batting champ was pro rookie in Easton
June 15, 2020

Beloved by his peers and feared by opposing pitchers, Mickey Vernon was one of the American League’s reliable stars during Baseball’s Golden Age. The lefty-hitting first baseman won multiple batting titles, made seven All-Star teams, and set fielding records at his position. Before starting a big-league career that would span

Eastern Shore Legends: Red Ruffing

King of Fall Classic played last minor league ball in Dover
June 11, 2020

There have been many players that seemed destined for the Hall of Fame the moment they stepped onto the baseball diamond. There are others, however that started their careers on the wrong foot. Red Ruffing started on arguably the worst foot – figuratively and literally – of any starting pitcher

Eastern Shore Legends: Jimmie Foxx

Sudlersville native second player to hit 500 home runs
June 4, 2020

In 1924, there was a rumor around the Eastern Shore about a power-hitting 16-year-old farm boy. Some said he could hit a baseball almost a mile. One area manager wanted him on his team. Home Run Baker, himself already a legend, traveled to Sudlersville, Maryland, to find the young farmer,