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Akron Lawmakers Honor RubberDucks at Statehouse

November 30, 2016 - AKRON, OHIO- Akron-area State of Ohio Reps. Emilia Sykes and Greta Johnson yesterday celebrated the adoption of House Resolution (HR) 534, honoring the Akron RubberDucks as the 2016 Eastern League Champions. "Once again, the RubberDucks continue the 34th House District's longstanding tradition of being the birthplace of champions. I am so immensely proud of this team's unyielding dedication that has earned them this title for the fifth time in 12 years," said Sykes. "The RubberDucks, along wi... Full Story

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Andrews Continues to Garner Attention for Gold Glove

November 17, 2016 - NEW YORK - Akron Racers right fielder A.J. Andrews continues to "relish" her barrier breaking achievement and the well-deserved recognition it is gaining for herself, softball and women's sports in general. Since becoming the first woman to win a Rawlings Gold Glove in the award's 68-year history at the NPF's annual awards banquet in August, Andrews has been recognized by the NPF, by her alma mater Louisiana State University and by Akron's MLB neighbor to the north, the Cleveland Indians. ... Full Story

Rubberducks Announce 2016's 20 Days of Giving

November 14, 2016 - AKRON, OHIO-- The Akron RubberDucks announced today the return of the annual "20 Days of Giving" starting Wednesday, Nov. 16. The "20 Days of Giving" is packed with unique, experience-based prizes only available during this once-a-year promotion. In addition to several autographed items and unique fan experiences, some of this year's prizes include a personalized in-stadium sign at Canal Park, a free hot dog at all 71 home games, a promotional night devoted solely to the winner, and a grand p... Full Story

Andrews to be Honored at Gold Glove Dinner Friday

November 8, 2016 - NASHVILLE, TN - Former LSU standout, and current Akron Racers member, A.J. Andrews will be honored on Friday night in New York City as the first female winner of the Rawlings Gold Glove Award at the Plaza Hotel during the organization's annual presentation ceremony. Andrews, who was named the award winner at the National Pro Fastpitch Championship Banquet on August 18, will be presented along with some of Major League Baseball's finest as the MLB winners will also be announced at the dinner o... Full Story

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