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‘The Wade’ Gets New Artificial Turf

Duluth Huskies LogoArtificial turf and a new home plate have been installed at historic Wade Stadium, home of the summer collegiate Duluth Huskies (Northwoods League).  The field has been designed to handle even the most extreme weather Duluth (MN) can experience.  This is just one of many upgrades eventually coming to The Wade.  Read more and watch news report hereView photo of the completed field here.

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Northwoods League Awards: Rennicke Chosen as Executive of the Year, Chinooks Named Top Organization

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkPRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League has announced that Dean Rennicke, VP/GM of the Lakeshore Chinooks, has been named the 2014 Northwoods League Executive of the Year. The award, which was decided by a vote of team officials at the League’s annual fall meetings last week in Kenosha, WI, is given annually to the League’s outstanding executive. In another vote, the Lakeshore Chinooks Continue reading

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Rams Evicted From Watertown Ballpark

Watertown Rams LogoWe’re not sure what has truly gone down in Watertown (NY), but the city has notified the summer collegiate Watertown Rams (Perfect Game League) that the team can no longer play at city-owned Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds, claiming players trashed the facility’s locker room and the team failed to pay its water bill.  Read more here.


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Agency Owner of Pullman Park ‘Insolvent’

Butler Blue Sox LogoThe head of Butler’s (PA) Redevelopment Authority, which owns Pullman Park, home of the summer collegiate Butler Blue Sox (Prospect League), has told the city that the agency is “insolvent” and can no longer meet its financial obligations.  Read more here.

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Wickline Takes Prospect League Reins, Looks to Expand

Prospect League LogoBryan Wickline was officially tabbed as commissioner of the summer collegiate Prospect League on Oct. 17, replacing former commissioner Dave Chase, whose contract was not renewed after the 2014 season.  Expansion (to fill in the gaps) is one of his top priorities for the far-flung circuit that includes teams from Hannibal (MO) to Butler (PA)Read more here.

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Jackrabbits Go 1980s Retro Padres with Unis

Kokomo Jackrabbits LogoBeyond the name and logo unveiling for the expansion summer collegiate Kokomo Jackrabbits (Prospect League) during a press conference on Monday, non-attendees caught a glimpse of the team’s throwback San Diego Padres-inspired uniforms via Twitter.   They are not for everyone (at least one uni-aficionado loves the old Padres look), but the brown, mustard and orange will certainly stand out from the rest.  For a closer inspection, click on the graphic below:

Kokomo Jackrabbits Logos and Uniforms



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Kitsap BlueJackets Get a New Logo

Kitsap BlueJackets New LogoMatt Acker has taken over the summer collegiate Kitsap BlueJackets (West Coast League) from original owner Rick Smith and his two partners, and now the team has a new logo.  Read about the ownership change hereRead about the Naval Base Kitsap here.

Kitsap BlueJackets Old and New Logos

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