Morgantown Professional Baseball has announced a name-the-team contest for the relocating Single-A Jamestown Jammers (New York-Penn League), which will begin play at a new shared ballpark in Morgantown (WV) in 2015. Fans have until Friday, Sept. 26 to make their submissions. Submit names here.
PRESS RELEASE – First, the Brooklyn Cyclones brought professional sports back to the borough for the first time in over 40 years. Now MCU Park will once again play host to a historic moment in Brooklyn sports lore as the Brooklyn Bolts, a member of the newly formed FXFL, kick off their Inaugural Season this October. Continue reading
As expected, the Single-A Jamestown Jammers (New York-Penn League) will reportedly be relocating to Morgantown (WV) and play at Monongalia County’s new baseball stadium being built for the West Virginia University Mountaineers. Read more here. Look for an indy pro or summer collegiate club to quickly fill the void at Russell Diethrick Park. Thanks to John Cerone for the link. UPDATED: View official release here.
The 2015 New York-Penn League All-Star Game will be played at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen (MD), the Single-A Aberdeen IronBirds and the New York-Penn League announced Thursday. This will be the second time Ripken Stadium has hosted the game. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Entertainment technology company Nito Inc., announced today a partnership with the minor league baseball team Lowell Spinners who have licensed Nito’s PRO software to create social media content and videos for the team website, social media and stadium scoreboard. Continue reading
It is outside our niche (talking about players and all), but you might find interesting a eight-part series of articles posted on WFUV.org radio about the trials and tribulations of being minor league ballplayers for the Mini Mets and Baby Bombers. Read or listen to Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4, Chapter 5, Chapter 6, Chapter 7, and Chapter 8. Thanks to John Cerone for the links.
PRESS RELEASE – The Lowell Spinners, Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, announced Tuesday they have partnered with Tutto Bene of Lowell for a unique painting event to be held at LeLacheur Park the evening of Saturday, September 13. Continue reading