Baseball and a Big Country Bash

If you like country music and baseball, Arvest Ballpark in Springdale is where you want to be on Saturday, July 23. Following the Northwest Arkansas Naturals 6:05 p.m. game against the Springfield Cardinals, there will be a live post-game country

Hot Springs baseball documentary to air on Major League Baseball Network

The First Boys of Spring, a documentary about the history of spring training in Hot Springs, is set to air on the Major League Baseball Network next month. More than a third of Baseball Hall of Famers, including legendary players

The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Experience

I had the chance to attend the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival ( HSDFF) this year. The festival has an important place in both Arkansas and cinematic culture. As Executive Director Courtney Pledger said in her welcoming address, “We can

Historical Marker Unveiled in Hot Springs for Baseball Players Dizzy and Daffy Dean

This weekend, a new historical marker that commemorates Hall of Fame baseball players Dizzy and Daffy Dean was unveiled in downtown Hot Springs. Jay Hanna (Dizzy) and Paul (Daffy) were born in Arkansas in the town of Lucas (Logan County).

Billy Bob Thornton Set to Narrate Hot Springs Baseball Documentary

Hot Springs native and Academy Award-winning actor Billy Bob Thornton will be the narrator of The First Boys of Spring, a documentary about Hot Springs’ role as the birthplace of spring baseball. The film is set to have a world

Naturals FanFest Is Saturday, March 7

It’s time to get excited about the Northwest Arkansas Naturals baseball season with FanFest from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. The first 500 people receive free food and refreshments; otherwise, the

New Book on Baseball Legend Lon Warneke

Emilie Kinney, Executive Director of the Heritage House Museum in Mount Ida, has sent word of a book signing that will take place September 25 at the museum from 11-1.  The book being featured is Lon Warneke: The Arkansas Hummingbird,

Celebrate Independence Day at Arvest Ballpark

The Northwest Arkansas Naturals begin a six-game homestand tonight (Wednesday, July 2) at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale that brings the excitement of baseball and a fireworks celebration of the Fourth of July. Featured games against South Division opponents include three

Documentary In the Works About Hot Springs’ Role in Baseball History

Emmy Award winning documentary filmmaker Larry Foley announced at a news conference today at the Hot Springs Convention Center that a documentary on Hot Springs’ role as the birthplace of spring baseball is being produced for release in 2015. The

Naturals Begin Online Single Game Ticket Sales

Individual game tickets for the 2014 Northwest Arkansas Naturals season are now available online at www.nwanaturals.com. Single game tickets are also available at all outlets, including the Arvest Ballpark box office, as well as over the phone, at the Naturals’