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GM Leaving RedWolves

Florence Red Wolves LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Florence RedWolves announce that general manager Jamie Young will be leaving the organization to pursue other career opportunities. Young has been with the team for the last 12 years. Continue reading

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Morehead City Marlins Hire New GM

Morehead City Marlins LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Morehead City Marlins are pleased to name Catherine Roth the franchise’s new general manager. Continue reading

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Mount Rainier League Founder Responds to Questions

Mount Rainier Professional Baseball LeagueBrandon Sparks from OlySports.com recently posed questions to Mike Greene, the founder of the developing Mount Rainier Professional Baseball League in the Pacific Northwest, about his plans for making the new circuit a success. Continue reading

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Quincy Gems Have New Owners, Changes Anticipated

Quincy Gems LogoNow that a group of locals stepped up to buy the summer collegiate Quincy Gems (Prospect League) for a reported $120,000, talk now turns toward the changes that could be coming to the team and their historic ballpark.  One of the changes mentioned is bringing the restrooms up to standard.  They indeed need fixing.  Below is a picture from our visit in 2013.  Read more here.

QU Stadium mens' restroom from BallparkHunter.com

QU Stadium mens’ restroom from BallparkHunter.com

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Baseball Supporters Oppose Pro Soccer at New Westminster (BC) Ballpark

Vancouver Whitecaps FC LogoBaseball supporters in New Westminster (BC) are fighting to stop the Vancouver Whitecaps FC (Major League Soccer) from placing a minor soccer franchise at a retrofitted Queens Park Stadium.  Read more and watch news report here.  As you might recall, the summer collegiate West Coast League had explored putting a new baseball franchise at the ballpark a couple of years ago.  Read more here.

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Klamath Falls Gems Extend Ballpark Lease Through 2020

Klamath Falls Gems LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Klamath Falls Gems recently extended their Lease for the use of Kiger Stadium for an additional five years. The original lease, signed in 2011, was set to expire at the end of the 2015 season. Continue reading

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A Possible New Ballpark for Gastonia Grizzlies, Pumpkin Beer Fest on Deck

Gastonia Grizzlies LogoGastonia (NC) leaders are exploring building a downtown baseball stadium that could replace Sims Legion Park and become the new home of the summer collegiate Gastonia Grizzlies (Coastal Plain League).  Kansas City-based Pendulum has been recruited to help in this process.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, the Grizzlies are preparing to hold their 2nd annual Pumpkin Beef Fest.  Get more information and tickets here.

Gastonia Grizzlies Pumpkin Beer Fest

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