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Jumbo Shrimp in the News

Keep up with the Jumbo Shrimp with this compilation of coverage of the organization and the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. For coverage of Jumbo Shrimp players and the Marlins organization, click here.

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July 27 - ( Hispanic Push Helps MiLB Top Record $70.8M In Licensed Merchandise Sales

July 26 - (Florida SBDC at UNF) Success Story

July 26 - (News Courier) Puffy Head Bird Legs or Trash Pandas? Minor League team holds vote on nickname


July 24 - (First Coast News) Terrific Tuesday Weather 7/24/2018

July 23 - (Ballpark Digest) MiLB Sets Record With $70.8M in 2017 Retail Sales

July 23 - (Call to the Pan) Minor League Baseball announces 2017 licensing leaders

July 23 - (Florida Times-Union) Jumbo Shrimp make splash, join minor league merchandise leaders

July 23 - (Houma Today) Baby Cakes finish among leaders in merchandise sales

July 23 - ( Minor League Baseball announces its top 25 teams in licensed merchandise sales

July 22 - (Blog Red Machine) Cincinnati Reds: Minor league affiliates gaining momentum

July 20 - (Florida Times-Union) Good News: Dewaun Smith is Haggar Hall of Fame Dad

July 20 - (VICE) A Definitive List of the Funniest Names in Minor League Baseball

July 19 - (First Coast News) Back to the Minors: Benjamin Hill talks Minor League Baseball

July 19 - (First Coast News) Back to the Minors: Exploring America through Minor League Baseball

July 19 - (I Want A Buzz) Game Face: August

July 19 - (I Want A Buzz) Sports Picks: August

July 19 - ( Minor League Baseball announces its top 25 teams in licensed merchandise sales

July 19 - ( On the Road: Cross words in Jacksonville

July 18 - ( In love & baseball: Old Tiger Stadium hosts Kalamazoo couple's 25th anniversary

July 16 - (Ben's Biz) About Yesterday Afternoon: Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, July 15th, 2018

July 16 - (Osceola News-Gazette) 'Ben's Biz' author includes Kissimmee in nationwide ballpark tour

July 14 - (Florida Times-Union) Call Box: Hank Aaron played in at least 1 game at Wolfson Park

July 13 - (Ballpark Digest) MiLB: 2.35M Fans Attended Games During Fourth of July Week

July 12 - (First Coast News) Back to the Minors: Armada make history, Jumbo Shrimp make 'Apple Pie Nachos'

July 12 - (Florida Times-UnionGene Frenette: After so much turmoil, Armada deserve to celebrate playoff win

July 12 - (Ponte Vedra Recorder) Ponte Vedra Beach resident to compete in Ms. Senior Jacksonville pageant on July 21

July 11 - (Arizona Sports 98.7 FM) Double-A baseball team to wear Scrabble-inspired jerseys

July 11 - (Florida Times-UnionNorwood ends power drought as Jumbo Shrimp sweep Lookouts

July 11 - (Florida Times-UnionSpotted: Fans at the Jumbo Shrimp vs. Chattanooga Lookouts game on Sunday

July 11 - (FOX 6 Now) Summer by Rail: College baseball blogger's journey to stadiums across the US brings him to Miller Park

July 11 - ( Jumbo Shrimp target world record on Words With Fans Day

July 10 - (First Coast News) Jumbo Shrimp announcer goes viral after foul ball shatters laptop

July 9 - (Florida Times-UnionMonday Editorial: Great work by Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

July 7 - (Awful Announcing) Edwin Encarnacion foul ball annihilates TV camera during A's-Indians game

July 7 - (UNF Spinnaker) Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp games are a great environment for UNF students

July 6 - (Action News JAX) Weekend events in Jacksonville: Watch Jax in Action for your full weekend guide!

July 6 - (Business Observer FL) Minor miracle: Market-savvy boys of summer hit business homers

July 6 - (FanSided) This might be the greatest foul ball call of all-time

July 6 - (Florida Times-UnionListen: Jumbo Shrimp play-by-play announcer has laptop broken by foul ball

July 6 - (Golf Digest) Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp play-by-play guy gets laptop killed by foul ball live on air

July 6 - (Jacksonville Business Journal) Jumbo Shrimp and Intuition partner for new 'Shrimp Boat' beer

July 6 - (Knoxville News-Sentinel) Roger Hoover, UT Vols grad, draws attention for broadcast after foul ball wrecks laptop

July 6 - (Lookout Landing) Mariners Moose Tracks, 7/6/18: Aríel Miranda, Jesus Sucre, and the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp

July 6 - ( Cut 4) This Minor League broadcaster called his own computer being destroyed by a foul ball

July 6 - (Sports Illustrated) Friday's Hot Clicks: Minor League Pitcher Befriends Bird on His Way Off the Mound

July 6 - (The Seattle Times) Chances of Scott Servais paying off that bet to Mariners closer Edwin Diaz could fade

July 6 - (WCYB TV) Kingsport native's foul ball call goes viral

July 6 - (Amazin' Avenue) Mets Morning News: The Tim Tebow Show?

July 5 - ( Listen to stunned announcer as ball shatters his computer during Alabama minor-league game

July 5 - (Awful Announcing) Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp broadcaster calls play by play of his computer getting destroyed by a foul ball

July 5 - (Business Insider) A foul ball in a Minor League baseball game destroyed an announcer's computer while he was calling the game

July 5 - (Deadspin) Play-By-Play Man Calls The Destruction Of His Own Computer Like A True Pro

July 5 - (News-Talk 1480 WHBC) Baseball Play-By-Play Announcer Continues Call As Foul Ball Shatters Computer

July 5 - (SBNation) A play-by-play announcer called the utter annihilation of his own computer

July 5 - (Sports Illustrated) Play-by-Play Announcer Called Foul Ball Crashing Into His Laptop

July 5 - (USA Today) Radio announcer delivers brilliant play-by-play call of a baseball destroying his laptop

July 5 - (WCTV) Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp broadcaster has foul ball smash computer, delivers call as it happens

July 5 - (Yahoo Sports) A minor league broadcaster was on the air when a foul ball destroyed his laptop

July 4 - (Action News JAX) PILE ON PODCAST: Fourth of July sports roundup

July 4 - (Ballpark Digest) Jacksonville, Schaumburg Post Attendance Marks

July 4 - (Florida Times-UnionJumbo Shrimp draw largest crowd in more than 10 years in loss to Montgomery

July 4 - (Marlin Maniac) Why Baseball on the 4th of July is Important to Me

July 3 - (Action News JAX) Military father surprises family at Jumbo Shrimp game

July 3 - (First Coast News) Jax Jumbo Shrimp unveil apple pie nachos and they're as delicious as they sound

July 3 - (First Coast News) July 4 celebrations begin Tuesday

July 3 - (Jacksonville Business Journal) Celebrate the Fourth with the Shrimp, World Golf Village

July 3 - (Vancouver Sun) Plays, trains and a keyboard: Dream summer job takes intern to 19 ballparks by rail

July 1 - (Florida Times-UnionDowntown Letters: Readers react to Downtown leadership issue of J magazine

June 30 - (Florida Times-UnionConcert review: Tedeschi Trucks Band kicks off tour with booming show


June 29 - (UNF Spinnaker) Recent UNF graduate killed in car accident

June 29 - (WHNT TV) Madison Baseball Team Down to Final 10 Names!

June 28 - (Florida Times-UnionGlance: Jumbo Shrimp add left reliever who sat out last season

June 28 - (Ponte Vedra RecorderFourth of July festivities guide

June 27 - (Jacksonvillle Moms BlogJMB Summer Park Hop: The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp

June 11 - (Florida Times-UnionGlance: Jumbo Shrimp's Diaz honored by Southern League

June 19 - (Jacksonville Business Journal) How this data firm aims to help the Jumbo Shrimp

June 13 - (Action News JAX) Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp to give away Ronnie Van Zant bobbleheads

June 13 - (News 4 JAXJacksonville Jumbo Shrimp holding job fair to fill summer positions

June 7 - (First Coast News) How buying a bra can help save lives on the First Coast

June - (Stores Magazine) Tuning Up the Game

May 1 - (Stadium Journey) Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville - Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp

April 27 - (Ben's Biz) Announcing the Designated Eaters of 2018

April 27 - (News 4 JAXThousands roll into Jacksonville for 'Welcome to Rockville'

April 27 - (The Florida Times-Union) Rockville and sports mean heavy traffic downtown this weekend

April 5 - (First Coast News) New season, new food: Jumbo Shrimp offers 5 new menu items!

April 5 - (Florida Times-Union) Gene Frenette: Pro soccer in Jacksonville needs a swift kick upward

April 4 - (First Coast News) Back to the Minors: Icemen a 'hot ticket' as first season wraps up this week

April 4 - (Folio Weekly) 31 Weird, Creepy, Awesome, Interesting Things that We Love Right Now ... Well, Mostly

April 3 - (Buffalo News) In dig at #BillsMafia, Jacksonville minor league team to host 'Folding Table Appreciation Night'

April 3 - (Jacksonville Business Journal) New-look Jumbo Shrimp are ready for this season, new menu items released

April 3 - (News 4 JAXJoin News4Jax sports team on a culinary tour of Jumbo Shrimp media day

April 3 - (News 4 JAXJumbo Shrimp troll Buffalo Bills fans with new promo

April 3 - (News 4 JAXNew ballpark menu items for Jumbo Shrimp season

April 2 - ( Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp poke fun at Buffalo Bills fans with Folding Table Appreciation Night

April 3 - (WKBW TV) Jacksonville minor-league baseball team holds "Folding Table Appreciation Night"

March 30 - (Florida Times-Union) As Marlins rebuild, Jumbo Shrimp could feature some of baseball's top prospects

March 29 - (Florida Times-Union) Icemen hopes take hit after Greenville skid

March 28 - ( D1 Digest: Tuesday, March 27

March 28 - (Florida Times-Union) Divided council strips JEA committee of power to subpoena witnesses, compel truth

March 28 - (Tallahassee Democrat) Seminole Central: Florida State drops seventh straight to Florida

March 28 - (Financial News & Daily RecordCity is seeking upgrades for Downtown sports venues

March 27 - (Daily Commercial) The Next Level: Former MVA standout De Sousa helps Kansas to Final Four

March 27 - (Florida Times-Union) Gators rely on pitching to eke out a 1-0 victory over Seminoles

March 27 - (Gator Country) Leftwich dominates as Gators hang on to a 1-0 over FSU

March 27 - ( Gators win seventh consecutive game vs. Seminoles

March 27 - (Palm Beach Post) Florida baseball: Freshman Jack Leftwich blanks No. 5 FSU over 5 dominant innings in Gators win

March 27 - (SEC Country) Brian Johnson says Florida QB Emory Jones 'has shown why he was so coveted as a recruit'

March 27 - (SEC Country) Florida baseball: Jack Leftwich blanks No. 7 FSU while Michael Byrne locks down another Gators win

March 27 - (Tallahassee Democrat) No. 5 Florida State takes on No. 2 Florida in Jacksonville

March 27 - (Tallahassee Democrat) No. 5 Florida State wastes gem from Andrew Karp, falls to No. 2 Florida 1-0

March 27 - (The Gainesville Sun) Gators win 7th in row vs. 'Noles

March 27 - (Tomahawk Nation) 3 up, 3 down: Karp's effort not enough, 'Noles still can't solve Gators

March 27 - ( Seminoles fall to Gators, 1-0; Karp shines in pitcher's duel

March 26 - (Florida Times-Union) Gators continues blistering home run pace

March 26 - (Mop-Up Duty) The Best 15 Minor League Baseball Team Names

March 23 - (3 for 3) Episode 6: Refreshing Your Brand with Ken Babby of the Akron RubberDucks and Jacksonville JumboShrimp

March 22 - (First Coast News) Back to the Minors: Frozen Shrimp? Teams partner for hockey night in Jax

March 22 - (The Beaches Leader) FLETCHER EDGES ATLANTIC COAST

March 21 - (CU Today) Here's Why 1 CU is Featuring A Jumbo Shrimp On Its Plastic Card

March 21 - (I Know Jax) I Know Jax Live

March 20 - (BrewNymph) Reminder: Time to go Shrimpin' with Shrimp & Suds 2nd Annual Craft Beer Fest, Jax, March 24

March 20 - (Front Office Sports) Why the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are Celebrating the Anniversary of a Board Game

March 20 - (Jacksonville Business Journal) Jumbo Shrimp in running for Sports Breakthrough of the Year

March 20 - (Void Media) Shrimp and Suds Craft Beer Festival

March 18 - (Florida Times-Union) Downtown Thumbs: Hispanic Film Festival would be great for Downtown Jacksonville

March 17 - (Florida Times-Union) Mark Woods: "Food with a passion and purpose" more than a slogan

March 16 - ( Community First Credit Union annual report shows growth, lending power and investment in community institution grows by 8 percent, funds largest volume of small business loans

March 16 - (News 104.5 WOKV) Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp announces two job fairs for game day positions

March 16 - (Yahoo Sports) Take our test: Is this a real or fake Minor League Baseball team?

March 15 - (First Coast News) Back to the Minors: More boom, bizarre promotions, at 2018 Jumbo Shrimp games

March 15 - (First Coast News) Jumbo Shrimp GM Harold Craw talks to us about 2018

March 14 - (Florida Times-Union) Gators set school record for consecutive baseball victories over FSU

March 14 - (News 4 JAXMiLB makes changes to speed up pace of play

March 13 - (Canadian Football League) PRESENTING 'THE GRIND', EPISODE 1: KATY, TEXAS

March 13 - (Jacksonville Business Journal) Jumbo Shrimp tickets are on sale now

March 12 - (Jacksonville Business Journal) Jumbo Shrimp announce promotional schedule, unveils team debit card

March 10 - (Florida Times-Union) Mark Woods: Tip of the cap includes 17 names

March 10 - (Mosae Sports) Original themed jersey by Jumbo Shrimp

March 10 - (The Dutch Baseball Hangout) Orignal themed jersey by Jumbo Shrimp

March 9 - (95.1 WAPE) Jumbo Shrimp To Sell Scrabble Hats To Celebrate Games 70th Anniversary

March 9 - (News 4 JAXJacksonville gives warm welcome to Stoneman Douglas baseball team

March 9 - (First Coast News) Jumbo Shrimp owner Ken Babby thanks fans for 2017 season

March 9 - (Florida Times-Union) Without curiosity of name change, Jumbo Shrimp trying to appeal to fans

March 9 - (News 4 JAXGate River Run weekend road closures

March 9 - (News 4 JAXJumbo Shrimp highlight 2018 promotion schedule

March 9 - (WJCT) Jumbo Shrimp Announce Branded Debit Card; 2018 Tickets Go On Sale March 13

March 8 - (First Coast News) Stoneman Douglas Baseball Team To Play In Jacksonville Tournament Friday

March 8 - (Florida Times-Union) Robert Palmer: Armada to build stadium, but location uncertain

March 8 - (Florida Times-Union) Trinity Christian hopes baseball brings city out to support Stoneman Douglas

March 8 - (Tampa Bay Business Journal) Q&A: Minor League Baseball's chief marketing officer lays out his course to grow the business

March 8 - (WJCT) Busy Weekend Ahead For Downtown Jacksonville

March 7 - (First Coast News) BACK TO THE MINORS: Armada means business, announces new stadium plan

March 7 - (Florida Times-Union) Land eyed by Jaguars for entertainment district is contaminated

March 6 - (First Coast News) 'Sellout for Stoneman': Stoneman Douglas HS to play baseball tournament in Jacksonville

March 6 - (Florida Times-Union) Mark Woods: We all want safe schools, but disagree how to make them safer

March 5 - (Florida Times-Union) Galarraga to be inducted into Southern League Hall of Fame

March 5 - (News 4 JAXFormer Sun Galarraga voted into S.L. Hall of Fame

March 2 - (Florida Times-Union) Photos: National Anthem auditions for Jumbo Shrimp

March 2 - (Jacksonville Business Journal) Going Long: Attracting niche sporting events could solidify Jacksonville as a powerhouse

March 1 - (Action News JAX) School officials call for support of students from Parkland shooting at Jacksonville sports event

March 1 - (First Coast News) Back to the Minors: Giants play for love of the game, shoot for back to back titles

March 1 - (Florida Times-Union) 'O say can you see?' Hopefuls vie for chance to sing anthem for Jumbo Shrimp

March 1 - (News 4 JAXOver 100 audition for spot to sing national anthem before Jumbo Shrimp home game

March 1 - (News 4 JAXStoneman Douglas baseball team to play in Jacksonville tournament

February 27 - (Ballpark Biz) 'Shrimply the Best' Wins Fan-Designed Jumbo Shrimp T-Shirt Contest

February 26 - (News 4 JAX'Shrimply the best' T-shirt design wins Jumbo Shrimp contest

February 24 - (Florida Times-Union) Icemen carve out niche as debut season enters stretch run

February 23 - (First Coast News) Back to the Minors: Teachers get free hockey Friday, important games for Icemen this weekend

February 21 - (News 4 JAXJumbo Shrimp announce 4 finalists for T-shirt contest

February 19 - (Action News JAX) Vote for Jumbo Shrimp fan designed t-shirt

February 19 - (News 4 JAXJumbo Shrimp announce 4 finalists for T-shirt contest

February 16 - (First Coast News) Back to the Minors: Armada's new retail store, Marlins trades mean new Shrimp

February 16 - (Financial News & Daily RecordYou should know . . . Jacksonville Public Library Director Tim Rogers

February 15 - (Action News JAX) Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp looking for National Anthem performers

February 15 - (News 104.5 WOKV) Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp hosting national anthem auditions

February 14 - (Jax Air News) Liberty Center offers trips, adventure

February 13 - (Florida Times-Union) Jumbo Shrimp to add protective netting for 2018 season

February 12 - (Ballpark Digest) Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp to Extend Protective Netting

February 12 - (JAX ChamberBaseball Grounds to receive extended fan-safety netting for 2018 season

February 8 - (First Coast News) Back to the Minors: What's a Puckhead?

February 6 - (JAX Chamber"Moana" Family Movie Night is Saturday at the Baseball Grounds


February 5 - (JAX ChamberJumbo Shrimp food & beverage job fairs Feb. 7 & 13

February 2 - ( 'Mobile will be fine': Losing a sports team may be an ego blow, but little impact economically

January 30 - (Jacksonville Business Journal) Jumbo Shrimp announce fan t-shirt design contest

January 30 - (WJCT) Fans Will Pitch Designs To Jacksonville's Jumbo Shrimp In T-Shirt Contest

January 29 - (JAX ChamberFans can pitch Jumbo Shrimp T-shirt design

January 29 - (News 4 JAXFans can pitch Jumbo Shrimp T-shirt design

January 24 - (WJCT) Elton John's 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road' Tour Is Coming To Jacksonville

January 23 - (JAX ChamberJumbo Shrimp set February food & beverage job fairs

January 23 - (News 4 JAXJumbo Shrimp set February food & beverage job fairs

January 22 - (Deadspin) Jaguars Junction: Hometown Heroes

January 19 - (Florida Times-Union) Manager Randy Ready, most staff returns for Jumbo Shrimp in 2018

January 19 - (News 4 JAXJumbo Shrimp Announce 2018 Field Staff

January 9 - (JAX ChamberFamily Movie Night presented by the Jumbo Shrimp is Feb. 10 at the Baseball Grounds