Promo Preview: Corpus Christi unplugged

Hooks' Conservation Weekend includes 'No Phone' initiative

The Double-A Hooks will host the Minors' first "Phone-Free" game on June 20 as part of their Conservation Weekend. (Corpus Christi Hooks)

By Benjamin Hill | June 13, 2019 10:27 AM ET

On June 20, as part of Conservation Weekend, the Corpus Christi Hooks are hosting the Minors' first "Phone-Free" game. Ben Hill has the details.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Promo Preview: Lollygaggers on the field

Iconic scene inspires improbable "Bull Durham" theme night

On Friday, June 14, the Durham Bulls pay tribute to an iconic Bull Durham scene by suiting up as the Lollygaggers.

By Benjamin Hill | June 10, 2019 10:28 AM ET

On June 14, the Triple-A Durham Bulls will pay tribute to "Bull Durham," taking the field as the Lollygaggers. Ben Hill provides the details in Promo Preview.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Promo Preview: Stockton salutes CCR

Ports honor American rock legends with theme jerseys, more

On Saturday, the Stockton Ports are paying tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival (and the nearby town of Lodi).

By Benjamin Hill | June 3, 2019 10:27 AM ET

On Saturday, the Stockton Ports pay tribute to perhaps the best American band of all time: Creedence Clearwater Revival. Ben Hill has the details in Promo Preview.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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101 years later, Hustlers return to Rochester

Red Wings revive dormant identity with beer, billiards, Big Jawn

Randy Dobnak and the Rochester Red Wings took the field as the Hustlers on Saturday. (Catie Ihrig/RedWingsBaseball.com)

By Benjamin Hill | May 27, 2019 11:34 AM ET

After a 101-year hiatus, the Rochester Hustlers took the field on Saturday. It was part of an old-time celebration featuring billiards, beer and Big Jawn.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Promo Preview: May the Fourth Strikes Back

Annual Star Wars 'holiday' to be commemorated across Minors

Minor League Baseball teams across the country are celebrating "Star Wars" on the unofficial holiday that is May the Fourth.

By Benjamin Hill | May 2, 2019 10:22 AM ET

May the Fourth is Saturday, and Minor League teams across the country are once again celebrating with a bevy of Star Wars promotions. Ben Hill rounds them up.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Lexington Fyre Fest offers luxury experience

Legends stage an Insta-ready tribute to memorable island fiasco

On April 28, the Lexington Legends staged an homage to the Bahamas-based fiasco that was 2017's Fyre Fest.

By Benjamin Hill | April 30, 2019 10:27 AM ET

On April 28, the Lexington Legends paid tribute to 2017's Fyre Fest fiasco. Ja Rule and Blink 182 were among the musical guests allegedly in attendance.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Promo Preview: Omaha joke becomes reality

Storm Chasers April Fools' gag morphs into Potholes theme night

By Benjamin Hill | April 22, 2019 10:23 AM ET

On April Fools' Day, the Omaha Storm Chasers announced that they would play as the Potholes. That joke is now reality: Potholes Night is April 24.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Charleston takes inside-out look at NBA Draft

RiverDogs wear unique jerseys, foster fans' unlikely hoop dreams

The RiverDogs' April 13 NBA Draft Night featured unique jerseys, a draft sign-up station and a half-court shooting contest.

By Benjamin Hill | April 16, 2019 10:20 AM ET

For the Charleston RiverDogs' NBA Draft Night promo on April 13, the team wore inside-out jerseys while staff helped hundreds of fans declare themselves draft eligible.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Promo Preview: Pelicans honor local heroes

Card set pays tribute to good Samaritans of Hurricane Florence

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans' Community Heroes Card Set honored two dozen local residents who helped with hurricane relief efforts.

By Benjamin Hill | April 8, 2019 10:50 AM ET

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans' Community Heroes card set honors local good Samaritans who helped their neighbors in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Promo Preview: 10 to keep an eye on in 2019

Season highlights include Stud Muffins, Uncle Phil, Lollygaggers

Fans of creative, weird and funny Minor League Baseball promotions will have plenty to choose from in 2019.

By Benjamin Hill | April 4, 2019 10:12 AM ET

As the 2019 Minor League season begins, Ben Hill takes a look at 10 very interesting promotions. Highlights include Lollygaggers, Florida Man and Yinzers.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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