Durham Athletic Park website launched

By Minor League Baseball | July 6, 2010 12:03 PM ET

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Minor League Baseball has announced the launch of www.durhamathleticpark.com -- a website featuring Durham Athletic Park, which it operates in Durham, N.C.

The official website of Durham Athletic Park contains features such as photo galleries and videos of occasions held at the historic stadium, a calendar of scheduled events, a merchandise store and a news section.

Information for groups interested in having an event at the facility, such as a tournament, company picnic, wedding, etc., is also easily accessible via the website's "Venue Rental" tab.

MiLB is operating the former home of the Durham Bulls, which was made famous by the 1988 movie "Bull Durham." The governing body for the sport is currently using the DAP as a training center for business and facility operations in the baseball industry.

The Longball Program, a MiLB pilot initiative that aims to go beyond the scope of the baseball diamond by requiring participants have to attend mandatory weekly skills sessions, is also held at the DAP.

In addition to serving as the home field for North Carolina Central University, Durham American Legion Post 7 and amateur baseball tournaments, the DAP also hosts Durham city events, including concerts and festivals.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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