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Group Buying Skylands Park, Baseball Possible in 2015 (UPDATED)

Sussex Skyhawks LogoAl Dorso Sr., president of the State Fair Meadowlands, said Wednesday that he is heading up a team of six investors purchasing vacant Skylands Park baseball stadium in Augusta (NJ).  One of the investors is Nick Corrado, owner of a shopping mall and cousin of the late actor James Gandolfini.  Dorso hopes to attract a minor league baseball team by the 2015 season.  Read more here.  UPDATE:  Stadium sold for $850,000.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the links.

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‘Human Home Run’ a Blast at LeLacheur

The first-ever “Human Home Run” was a hit at LeLacheur Park, as David Smith, Sr. flew over the outfield wall out of a cannon from the outfield much to the delight of the LeLacheur Park faithful!  Read more and watch video here.

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Spinners to Launch First-Ever ‘Human Home Run’ Tonight

PRESS RELEASE – The Lowell Spinners, Class-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, are celebrating Independence Day with a bang, literally, and the fun the carries over to July 5 for the first ever “Human Home Run,” with yet another post-game fireworks show to follow. Continue reading

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