Originally 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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Mark 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.
It 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
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.
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 Field. Read more here.
After only one season, the membership-driven Torrington (CT) Titans from the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League are on the verge of termination. As of Friday, only 145 members were on board paying $100 each, compared to the approximately 300 we recall last year. Members could be asked to vote soon to Continue reading
The Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League’s membership-funded Torrington (CT) Titans have indicated that only 25 percent of their 350 members have renewed for 2011. Team operators indicated that they must hit their membership number by Jan. 7 to move forward. Last year, 350 members paid $100 each to fund the inaugural Titans. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The ACBL Kaiser Division champion Torrington Titans have added more local flavor to their groundbreaking operation with the restructuring of some front-office responsibilities. Continue reading
The Torrington (CT) Titans, the newest franchise in the summer collegiate Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League, made their home debut on Thursday night in front of 1,100 fans at Fuessenich Park. The actual in park attendance was probably more like 900-600, according to several team sources. The Titans lost to the New Jersey (Newark) Eagles 6-3. Read more here.
The Register Citizen reporter Mike Agogliati takes a look at the community-driven, “crowdsourcing” franchise ownership and operations model implemented by the Our Baseball Haven group to bring baseball successfully back to Torrington (CT). The Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League’s Torrington Titans debut at home on Thursday night at Fuessenich Park. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Torrington Titans and Our Baseball Haven are proud to announce a corporate partnership with The Cambridge House Brew Pub in downtown Torrington for their 2010 inaugural season in the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League. Continue reading
Torrington Titan’s General Manager Brian Leighton took time out of his busy pre-season schedule to answer a few questions from Waterbury’s (CT) Republican-American newspaper. The Titans begin play in the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League this season. Read more here.
The Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League’s Torrington Titans are teaming up with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation for a special fundraiser night at the ballpark during the 2010 season. On the selected gameday, all walk-up sales will be donated to the JDRF to help advance their mission to find a cure for juvenile diabetes. Read more here.
The Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League’s Torrington Titans have unveiled their logo, and it falls far below our expectations. The area’s newspaper described it best: “The team’s logo will consist of the words ‘Torrington Titans.'” Read more here.
Our Baseball Haven, the organization bringing an Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League franchise to Torrington, CT, is asking the 600 members of the team’s community ownership to submit proposed nicknames for the new team. So far, 30-40 have been received. Once a list is finalized, members will vote online next week for their favorite. Members will also be deciding the team’s colors. Read more here.