Binghamton might be best well known as being the birthplace of IMB, home of the Endicott Johnson shoe manufacturing company, and the place where the flight stimulator was created, but Binghamton also has a long history with minor league sports.

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In 2018, the Sports Business Journal ranked Binghamton as the tenth best minor-league sports market in the United States. Today, Binghamton is the home city of the Binghamton Black Bears, a Federal Prospects Hockey League, Binghamton Rumble Ponies, a Double-A Northeast baseball team, Binghamton Bulldogs, a member of the American Basketball Association, and the Broome County Stallions, a member of the Northeast Football Alliance.

In addition to ties with minor league sports, Binghamton also has ties to over four dozen professional athletes including Major League baseball players, members of the National Football League, professional soccer players, and more and we thought we'd introduce you to them.

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Cream Dove Co. Items You Can Still Purchase

A local hit in the early 20th century, Cream Dove Manufacturing Company operated on Alice Street, located in the East side of Binghamton, New York. Their main appeal was the colorful measuring cups their products, most popularly peanut butter, came in.

Although Cream Dove Co. has since left the area, there are a good amount of vintage products you can purchase.

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