Tag Archives: Can-Am League

Possible Ballpark Suitor in Newark

Newark Bears LogoA.J. Khubani, founder of Telebrands, the Fairfield (NJ) company credited with creating the “As Seen on TV” direct-marketing business model, said Thursday he is exploring the possibility of making a bid to bring a minor league baseball team back to Newark and reopen Riverfront Stadium for minor league baseball.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Newark Looks for New Tenant, Bears Former Owner Looks to New Fall League Venture

Newark Bears LogoWith the indy pro Newark Bears (Can-Am League) now just a memory, the city of Newark and Essex County, both on the hook for more than $2 million in annual debt obligations on Riverfront Stadium until 2029, continue to scramble to find a new tenant.  Meanwhile, former Bears owner Doug Spiel says he plans to join three friends in launching a four-team fall league for rookie-level players in Arizona next September.  Read more here.

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Ottawa Champions Unveil Logos, Website

Ottawa Champions Logo 1PRESS RELEASE – Today, the Ottawa Champions Baseball Club unveiled their official team logos in advance of their inaugural season in 2015. Ottawa’s newest professional sports franchise released their new corporate logo and a special baseball hat logo to be worn by the players next May when the season starts. Continue reading


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Checking In on the Ottawa Champions

OttawaThe Ottawa Sun recently spoke with David Gourlay, team president and minority owner of the indy pro Ottawa Champions (Can-Am League), about how things are coming along for the new franchise in preparation for their 2015 debut.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Boulders Set to Welcome 500,000th Fan

Rockland BouldersPRESS RELEASE – As proof of the team’s ever growing popularity, the Rockland Boulders are preparing to welcome their 500,000th fan to Provident Bank Park in just its fourth season. While who the fan is, and when they will arrive, is still a mystery, a celebration is already in the works as the anticipated date is forecast for the weekend of July 18 to 20 when the Boulders host the Lincoln Saltdogs. Continue reading

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Boulders Unveil New ‘New York’ Road Jerseys

Rockland BouldersThe indy pro Rockland Boulders (Can-Am League) have unveiled new road jerseys that feature a blue “New York” across the chest, and numbers on the lower left side and back outlined in black.  The team will wear pants with a blue trim, along with a blue cap sporting a “NY” logo with the baseball from the Boulders primary logo flying through the two letters.

Rockland Boulders New Road Jerseys

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It’s the ‘Ottawa Champions’

OttawaThe name for the indy pro Can-Am League expansion team that will take up residence at Ottawa Stadium in Ottawa (ON) next season will be known as the “Ottawa Champions.”  The name was announced at a press conference Monday.  Read more hereWatch news report here.


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