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Start-Up ECBL Names Watertown Team, Unveils Logo

East Coast Baseball LeagueThe newest franchise in the start-up East Coast Baseball League will be known as the Watertown Bucks.  The team will play at Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds in Watertown (NY).  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Cheeseburger Restaurateur Interested in Watertown (UPDATED)

East Coast Baseball LeagueBruce Zicari, founder and CEO of a chain of family restaurants, Cheeseburger Cheeseburger based in Naples (FL) and located in 16 states, has expressed interest in bringing a team to Watertown (NY) as a member of the start-up East Coast Baseball League.  A franchise from the ECBL, PGCBL or NYCBL could replace the departed Watertown Rams at Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds.  Read more here.  UPDATE: Watertown picks ECBL.  Read more here.

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Three Leagues Interested in Watertown Ballpark

Watertown Rams LogoThree baseball leagues have expressed interest in bringing a team to the city that would replace the summer collegiate Watertown Rams (Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League) at Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds, including the Perfect Game, New York Collegiate Baseball League, and start-up East Coast Baseball League.  Last month, the city severed ties with the Rams over several issues.  Read more here.

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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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Rams, Watertown Work on Lease

Watertown Wizards LogoThe potential drama in Watertown (NY) was all for not.  Only one team stepped up to play at Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds for the 2013 season, and it’s the same team that has been playing there for the past decade.  The summer collegiate Watertown Wizards (Perfect Game League), now known as the Watertown Rams, are negotiating with the city to extend their lease.  Interesting that one other potential Continue reading

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PGCBL’s Watertown Franchise Likely to Renew Lease, Team is Now ‘Ram Tough’

Watertown Wizards LogoThe summer collegiate Watertown Wizards (Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League) are apparently not in danger of being pushed out of Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds as the local paper implied this week.  The league is denying that another PGCBL franchise owner is gunning for the park, and there’s been no further noise about the potential suitor from Green Bay (WI). Continue reading

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Three-Way Battle for Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds? Oh, and Wizards Become Rams

Watertown Wizards LogoWe’re not exactly sure what is going on in Watertown (NY), but the owner or potential owner of second team from the summer collegiate Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League is jockeying to play at Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds where the circuit’s Watertown Wizards play.   It’s also being reported that a “minor league team owner from Green Bay” [could the newspaper be referring to Continue reading

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