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New League, New Era Begins for Jamestown Jammers

Jamestown Jammers Primary LogoThe summer collegiate version of the Jamestown Jammers (Prospect League) kicked off their inaugural season Wednesday night in a rain-shortened game at Russell E. Deithrick Jr. Park.  The previous incarnation of the Jammers (Single-A, New York-Penn League) relocated to Morgantown (WV) in the off season and became the West Virginia Black Bears.  Watch news report here.

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Judge Wolff: We’re Making Progress on New Triple-A Ballpark for Downtown San Antonio

Pacific Coast LeagueThe ongoing redevelopment of San Antonio’s urban core could get an assist from pro baseball.  Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff said Friday that progress has been made on an effort to build a new ballpark in the center city for a higher level of minor league baseball.  Read more here.

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Pro Ball Returns to Sussex Stadium

Sussex County MinersThe Sussex County Miners (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) opened their inaugural home stand on Monday night in front of a crowd of 3,819 at Skylands Stadium.  This is the first time the ballpark has hosted professional baseball since the Sussex Skyhawks (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) folded in 2011.  Read more here.  View photo here.

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Early Signs of Trouble for Mount Rainier Professional Baseball League

Mount Rainier Professional Baseball League LogoThursday, May 21, marked the launch of the Mount Rainier Professional Baseball League season with games in Oregon City (OR) at Clackamas Community College baseball field, White Fish (MT) at Memorial Park, and Moses Lake (WA) at Larson Field. Continue reading

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Ottawa Champions Make Debut

Ottawa Champions Logo 1The first-year Ottawa Champions (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) made their debut Friday night in front of a crowd of 3,876 at Ottawa Stadium.  Read more and view photo gallery here.

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Bucks Part Ways with Fledgling ECBL

Watertown Bucks LogoWatertown Bucks owner Bruce Zicari has confirmed that his team, scheduled to start play Sunday, has “definitely” parted ways with the start-up East Coast Baseball League.  He is now leading an effort to create a new independent league, which would be comprised of four teams.  Read more here.

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Looks Like End of Road for San Angelo Colts

San Angelo Colts LogoTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked the Bankruptcy Court of the Northern District of Texas to convert the San Angelo Colts (Indy Pro, United League) baseball team’s bankruptcy to Chapter 7, or liquidation, on behalf of the Texas Tech University System and Angelo State University.  The order was granted last week, according to court documents.  Read more here.  Read previous post here.

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