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New Jersey Jackals Get New Owner and GM, Over $1M in Capital Improvements Planned

PRESS RELEASE – The New Jersey Jackals Professional Baseball Team today announced the team has been acquired by University Sports and Entertainment, LLC. Continue reading

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Miners Sign-On for Three More Seasons

Sussex County MinersAl Dorso, owner of the Sussex County Miners and Skylands Stadium in Frankford Township (NJ), will soon sign a new three-year contract with the Can-Am League that will keep the Miners on the Skylands diamond through the 2019 season.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Can-Am League Returning to Sussex County

Can-Am League LogoAl Dorso, owner of Skylands Stadium in Sussex County (NJ), announced Monday that efforts to land a professional baseball team to play at the ballpark have finally paid off.  An official announcement is expected in the next day or two, but Dorso said the team will be an indy pro Can-Am League franchise.  Read more here.


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No Public Marketplace for Skylands Park Property

Sussex Skyhawks LogoThe Frankford (NJ) Land Use Board voted 6-1 Wednesday night to deny an application that would have allowed the use of the currently vacant Skylands Park property as the site of a marketplace.  There has been no new news on the possibility of bringing baseball back to the still-vacant 4,200-seat ballpark.  The facility has been without a baseball team since the indy pro Sussex Skyhawks Continue reading

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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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