Tag Archives: Hadlock Field

Long Time Double-A Portland Sea Dogs Owner Dan Burke Dies At Age 82

Dan Burke who oversaw one of the most successful minor league baseball franchises in the past two decades has died at age 82. Burke brought the Sea Dogs to Hadlock Field in Portland Maine’s in 1994. It was Southern Maine’s first minor league ball team since the old Triple-A Maine Guides played in nearby Old Orchard Beach. The story link below gives an in-depth look at Burke’s life and legacy in Minor League Baseball.

Sea Dogs owner dead at 82 — KJOnline.com

Here Is A Reminder Of Just How Young Bryce Harper Is

Elliott Speirs, a 16 year old bat boy for the Portland Sea Dogs was one of two teenagers in the Hadlock Field visiting team’s dugout on Tuesday, Bryce Harper was the other. This piece by Portland Press Herald columnist Steve Solloway puts into perspective just how young Harper is and how big the pressures he faces on a nightly basis are. Great read.

Steve Solloway: Growing up while going up — PressHerald.com