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Federation of American Professional Baseball to Launch in 2015

Federation of American Professional BaseballOriginally set to join the Ohio-based Independent Baseball League, the start-up Hamptons Professional Baseball Club out of New York plans to launch the Federation of American Professional Baseball starting in 2015. Continue reading

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New Owner of Skylands Explores Options, Lower Annual Property Tax Bill Should Help

Sussex Skyhawks LogoMark Roscioli Jr., owner of real estate investment firm 17 Mile LLC, continues to explore his options for a primary baseball tenant at Skylands Park after finalizing a deal to purchase the facility for $950,000.  After learning that the park’s annual property tax liability has been lowered from $120,000+ to $30,000, we have more confidence in this effort.  Read more here.  Thanks to Johnny Regan for the story.

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Two Other Leagues Interested in Skylands Park

ACBL LogoNorthern League LogoIt didn’t take long after the sale of Skylands Park in Sussex County (NJ) to real estate investment firm 17 Mile LLC for leagues beyond the pre-sale rumbling from the indy pro Atlantic League (or ABL2) to show interest in playing at the currently vacant facility.  The summer collegiate Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League and newly revived indy pro Continue reading

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Hamptons Division Forms Own League

We figured this would eventually happen, but the Hamptons division of the summer collegiate Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League has split off to become it’s own league.  The division has always maintained its own website at HamptonsBaseball.org.   Read more here.

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Shelter Island Bucks Become 7th Team in ACBL’s Hampton Division

The Shelter Island (NY) School District has voted in favor of allowing a new and seventh franchise from the Hampton Division of the summer collegiate Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League to play at the local high school field in exchange for facility improvements.  The team, which will be known as the Shelter Island Bucks, will begin play in June 2012.  The ferry rides should make travel fun and interesting.  Read more here.

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ACBL’s Hampton Division Targets Shelter Island for Expansion

Hamptons Collegiate Baseball, the not-for-profit organization that makes up one of the divisions of the summer collegate Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League, is targeting Shelter Island (NY) for expansion.  The division currently has five teams.  Read more here.

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ACBL Unveils New Logo, Launches New Website, Adds Allentown

We’re not sure exactly when it happened, but the summer collegiate Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League significantly raised the professional branding bar by introducing a sharp new logo and website.   The old logo and website were pretty crappy.  The league also added the Allentown (PA) Railers for 2012.  The team will play at ECTB Stadium, formerly known as Bicentennial FieldRead more here.

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