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Team Kalamazoo Set to Unveil Team Branding, Ballpark Renovations and More

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkPRESS RELEASE – Kalamazoo Baseball LLC, the group bringing a Northwoods League baseball franchise to Kalamazoo in 2014, is throwing a “Baseball is Back in Kalamazoo!” event at Homer Stryker Field on Friday, November 15th at 5pm.  The event and press conference will be held indoor at the teams’ front office and Parks and Recreation building and conference center. Continue reading

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Divisional Realignment for Northwoods League

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkPRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League has announced that the Eau Claire Express will be moving to the North Division starting in 2014. The move was necessary with the expansion franchises in Kalamazoo, MI and Kenosha, WI joining the league next season. Continue reading

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Name-the-Team Finalists Announced in Kalamazoo

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkPRESS RELEASE – On September 23, 2013, Kalamazoo Baseball is unveiling the five finalists for the new team name on www.kzoobaseball.com. From September 23 – October 7, fans can vote online for their favorite name. All votes will be taken into consideration and the chosen team will be announced at the Opening Event at Homer Stryker Field scheduled for mid-November. Continue reading

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Team Kalamazoo Announces Name-the-Team Contest

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkPRESS RELEASE – Baseball is back in the Zoo! To kick things off, the Kalamazoo Baseball group is seeking YOUR input in helping decide the new team’s name for years to come. Ever wondered what it would be like to name a new baseball organization? Ever brainstormed some creative, fun ideas for a team name in Kalamazoo? Well here’s your chance! Continue reading

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Northwoods League Coming to Kalamazoo

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkYou knew this was eventually going to happen.  The Kalamazoo (MI) City Commission on Monday approved a contract with Kalamazoo Baseball LLC to bring a summer collegiate Northwoods League franchise to Homer Stryker Field in 2014.  The team will pay $35,000 per year to lease the ballpark.  Read more here.

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Northwoods League Sole Bidder for Kalamazoo

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkAs we have discussed in the past, the summer collegiate Northwoods League has been eyeing the Kalamazoo (MI) market to compliment the circuit’s Battle Creek (MI) franchise.  It is now being reported that the city of Kalamazoo issued an RFP (request for proposal) to use Mayor’s Riverfront Park (formerly Homer Stryker Field), and Kalamazoo Baseball LLC representing the Northwoods League was Continue reading

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