The summer collegiate West Coast League is reportedly targeting Port Angeles (WA) as a new location for a baseball franchise. The city of about 19,000 residents is just across the Strait of Juan de Fuca from Victoria (BC), home of the circuit’s Victoria HarbourCats. If a deal is secured, the team would play at Civic Stadium with its great view of the Olympic Mountains. Read more here. Thanks to Brandon Sparks from OlySports.com for the heads up.
The owners of the Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) need to come forward with new terms for a proposed downtown stadium and outdoor events center, a City Council committee decided Tuesday. Read more here.
On April 26th 1941 at Wrigley Field, Ray Nelson played the first strains of organ music ever heard at a Major League baseball game. Read more here.
With scant discussion and one dissenting vote, the City Council approved the request of the Winnipesaukee Muskrats (Summer Collegiate, New England Collegiate Baseball League) to offer beer and wine, along with hamburgers and hot dogs from the grill, at all home games at Robbie Mills Field during the 2016 season. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Yakima Valley Pippins have been named host of the 2017 West Coast League All-Star Game, an event at which the Pippins will honor Yakima’s long and storied baseball history. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Three fireworks nights, a return of the popular, iconic SD Chicken, the always-popular Cowbell and Cap Nights and a $1,000 Kids Dash for Cash highlight the promotional schedule for the Knights 10th season in Corvallis at Goss Stadium. Continue reading