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Bristol Sox Change Name to Bristol Pirates

Bristol PiratesPRESS RELEASE – Bristol Baseball, Inc. has announced that Bristol’s team in the Appalachian League will officially be known as the Bristol Pirates. Continue reading

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O’Keefe Named GM for ‘Mystic Schooners’

According to www.mysticbaseball.org, the name for the new New England Collegiate Baseball League team in Groton/Mystic (CT) will be known as the “Mystic Schooners.”  The team’s ownership has named former Waterford High School baseball coach Jack O’Keefe as the Schooners’ general manager.  Read more here.  As you recall, the NECBL’s Bristol (CT) team relocated to the Groton/Mystic area after Continue reading

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Groton Approves Plan for NECBL Team

The Groton (CT) Town Council finalized a deal on Tuesday night that would bring the NECBL’s Bristol (CT) team to the Groton/Mystic area.  The team will play at an improved field at Fitch High School.  A new team name has apparently been chosen, but it’s “still under wraps.”  Read more here.

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Name-the-Team Contest Underway in Mystic/Groton

As previously reported, the New England Collegiate Baseball League’s team in Bristol (CT) recently relocated to Mystic/Groton (CT) after one unsuccessful season at historic Muzzy Field.  The team is currently holding a competition between area elementary schools to come up with a team name, name for the mascot, and a drawing of the mascot.  The club will play at an improved baseball facility at Continue reading

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Anonymous Donor Made Bristol to Groton Move Possible

A $500,000 anonymous donation to improve the baseball field at Fitch High School in Groton (CT) made it feasible for the NECBL’s Bristol (CT) team to relocate to the Mystic/Groton area.  The field will get all new lights, a concession stand with bathrooms, outfield fencing, bullpens, and a press box.  Reportedly, the donor will up the ante if necessary to make the park viable for the 2011 season.  Read more here.

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Goodbye Bristol, Hello Mystic/Groton

It was one and done for the NECBL in Bristol (CT) and Muzzy Field.  The team is relocating to the Mystic/Groton (CT) area.  The NECBL’s board of directors approved the move on Sunday.  Read more here and here.

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Two Days Left to Name Bristol Team

Fans have until Wednesday to name the new NECBL team in Bristol (CT).  The four choices are the Bristol Leathermen, Bristol Legends, Bristol Stomp, and Bell City Ringers.  This poll is being handled by the Bristol Press newspaper.  Read more here.

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NECBL Gunning for Muzzy Field in Bristol

Dan Duquette and his group have sold their NECBL club in Pittsfield to make room for their Can-Am League team that was shown the exit in Nashua.  The new owners are trying to lock in a deal to move the summer collegiate team into historic Muzzy Field in Bristol, CT.  A meeting of Bristol’s Board of Park Commissioners will decide the team’s future in the Mum City on Jan. 7.  Read more here

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