Minor League Baseball

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A West Virginia minor league baseball team is going to the dogs for two games this season.

The Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association says it is partnering with the West Virginia Power for Pets in the Park games at Appalachian Power Park in Charleston.

An aerial view of downtown Parkersburg.
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A developer has donated 10 acres for a proposed minor league baseball stadium in Parkersburg.

Pat Minnite announced his donation on Tuesday. He says the next step is to determine how to fund the project and who will be involved.

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Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate the West Virginia Black Bears opened their first season Friday, June 19, to a crowd of 3,019 fans.


“Good evening and welcome to Monongalia County Ballpark for the first ever professional baseball game here, in north-central West Virginia,” Black Bears General Manager Matthew Drayer boomed over the ballpark’s PA system.