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Akron Racers Foundation Annouces 2017 Amateur Event Schedule

October 12, 2016 - Akron, OH -- The Akron Racers Foundation comprehensive development and utilization of historic Firestone Stadium has gone far beyond its signature team, the Akron Racers. In fact, Racers will be an exclamation point to a jam-pack schedule of activities for 2017. The Foundation schedule includes five high school tournaments and five summer travel ball tournaments. The Ohio Invitational, April 7-9, kicks off the spring high school tournament schedule. The Spring Showcase and the JV Jamboree wil... Full Story

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RubberDucks GM Jim Pfander Named EL Executive of the Year

September 28, 2016 - Akron, OH- The Eastern League announced today that Akron RubberDucks General Manager and Chief Operating Officer Jim Pfander has been named its 2016 Eastern League Executive of the Year. In 2016, Akron hosted the 2016 Eastern League All-Star Game and Home Run Derby for the first time, saw an increase of more than 10,000 in attendance, and the team won its fifth Eastern League championship. "It is truly a staff award," said Pfander. "We, as a staff, accomplished some amazing things in 2016 ... Full Story

RubberDucks Nominated for Minor League Baseball's Top Award

September 27, 2016 - Akron, OH- The Eastern League announced today the Akron RubberDucks have been selected as the league's 2016 nominee for the John H. Johnson President's Award, Minor League Baseball's top honor. The President's Award is presented annually to honor the "complete" baseball franchise based on franchise stability, contributions to league stability, contributions to the community and promotion of the baseball industry. "We are very humbled to be the Eastern League's nominee for the President's A... Full Story

Akron Racers Charities Set to Host the Games for the Cure Tournament

September 18, 2016 - AKRON, OH- The Akron Racers Charities, in co-operation with Cuyahoga Community College, welcome eight universities and colleges from three different states to Firestone Stadium, September 23-25. The 15-game schedule, from Friday, September 23 through Sunday, September 25, share a common goal to raising money for the Akron General, "Muffins for Mammograms" Program. The 2016 Games for the Cure kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday, September 23, with Malone University taking on Walsh University. The games... Full Story

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