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Bisons and Baseball

The Bisons will wear blue-and-gold hockey-style jerseys and caps for Hockey Night at the Ballpark on Aug. 16 at Sahlen Field. The jerseys and caps were designed in collaboration with the Sabres and can be ordered at bisons.com. Tickets for the 7:05 p.m. game against the Durham Bulls are available at that website and the stadium ticket office. “The Sabres have always …

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The 2019 Taste of Country packed ‘em in at Sahlen Field on Friday, with a multi-act mini-festival that simultaneously celebrated modern country music’s strengths while highlighting some of the quandaries the form faces. Mostly, though, it was nothing but a big ol’ party, with five country artists providing the soundtrack, Budweiser providing the liquid courage, and Sahl…

Bisons and Baseball

The biggest news at the ballpark in 2019 is the name. And, of course, what that means for the food. Sahlen Field, named for the Buffalo hot dog company, is the fifth corporate name of Buffalo's downtown stadium. Just like the previous name, Coca-Cola Field, this naming rights deal has a 10-year commitment that was announced in October. At the concession stands, the n…

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For the third time in four years, three Buffalo breweries will produce a collaborative beer, as well as their own individual offerings, for the Ballpark Brewer Series with the Buffalo Bisons. Big Ditch Brewing, Community Beer Works and Resurgence Brewing Co. have joined together to brew Short Hop - a hoppy blonde ale - at CBW's 7th Street taproom, available in cans begi…

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When the Buffalo Bisons announced naming rights for its home stadium had shifted from Coca-Cola to Sahlen's, it was safe to expect concessions would take a porky turn. Sahlen's hot dogs have been sold at the ballpark since 2012, but the local company's array of products will be far more visible this year, with the return of footlong hot dogs after a six-year hiatus, a n…

Bisons and Baseball

Ted Wyatt, in one sentence, defined the problem the Buffalo Bisons hope they finally solved. Wyatt was there, more than 30 years ago, on the day Bisons owner Robert Rich Jr. joined such public officials as Mayor Jimmy Griffin and Gov. Mario Cuomo in breaking ground for a ballpark that touched off a national trend in throwback style. Wyatt recalled that moment by tele…