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Blog Archive for September 2015

RELEASE: Columbus Clippers to Host Minor League Baseball’s Promotional Seminar This Week

Sep 28

Three-day idea-sharing seminar set for Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 at Greater Columbus Convention Center

Columbus (September 28, 2015) – The Minor League Baseball Promotional Seminar will be held in Columbus on Tuesday, September 29 through Thursday, October 1. This year’s seminar is expected to draw 350-400 attendees with over 30 guest speakers. The projected attendance could make the seminar one of the highest attended events since Minor League Baseball took over planning and execution in 1998.

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BLOG: Columbus Clippers have a rich baseball history

Sep 24

by Steve Wartenberg | There’s nothing Joe Santry enjoys more than talking baseball, especially the long and fascinating history of the National Pastime here in Columbus.

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RELEASE: Columbus to Host 2016 Barbasol PBA Players Championship

Sep 22

Third consecutive major championship of the year to air live on ESPN on February 21

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 22, 2015) – Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl will host the 2016 Barbasol PBA Players Championship, a Professional Bowlers Association major championship that will conclude with live ESPN television coverage on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 1 p.m. ET.

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RELEASE: Inaugural Jesse Owens Jog to Promote Long-Distance Running in the African-American Community

Sep 16

2.6 Mile Fun Run & Walk will benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s infant mortality efforts, the Columbus Urban League and the Jesse Owens Foundation

Columbus (September 16, 2015) – The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon, in partnership with the Columbus Urban League and Greater Columbus Sports Commission, will host the first-ever Jesse Owens Jog 2.62 Mile Fun Run & Walk on October 17, 2015 from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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BLOG: Free postseason games a success for the Clippers

Sep 16

By Steve Wartenberg | The combination of playoff baseball, a perfect September evening and free tickets added up to something special at Huntington Park on Tuesday night as the Clippers hosted Indianapolis in the opening game of the Governor’s Cup.

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RELEASE: Greater Columbus Sports Commission Announces Four Additions, One Promotion for 2015

Sep 14

Four New Hires Add Depth to Marketing, Sales and Administration Teams

Columbus (September 14, 2015) – The Greater Columbus Sports Commission has added Jenn Cartmille, Laura Brown, Michelle Mercer and Taylor Franklin to the organization in 2015. In addition, Brenda Carter has transitioned to a new role.

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BLOG: Winning the Heisman is a pattern for the Buckeyes

Sep 04

By Steve Wartenberg | Heisman history tends to repeat itself when it comes to the Buckeyes.

And what history tells us is that an Ohio State player should win the coveted trophy this year.

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RELEASE: Registration Open for 2nd Annual 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb at MAPFRE Stadium

Sep 03


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