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Brockton Rox Announce Rick Derringer Concert

The Brockton Rox (Summer Collegiate, Futures League) have announced that the Shaw’s Center, adjacent to Campanelli Stadium, will host Rick Derringer on Saturday, February 10, 2018.  Derringer will play hits from his storied career, including “Hang On Sloopy,” “Frankenstein,” “Rock and Roll Hoochi Koo,” “Free Ride,” “Still Alive and Well,” “Real American” and many more.

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Brockton Rox Stadium Agreement: Details Emerge

Brockton 21st Century Corporation, which controls Campanelli Stadium, has given approval to a letter of intent detailing a new one-year agreement between the summer collegiate Brockton Rox (Futures Collegiate Baseball League) and the City of Brockton.  Under the agreement, the Rox will deposit $100,000 into an operating account, spend no less than $30,000 marketing the team and the Continue reading

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Brockton Rox Talk Postponed

The Brockton City Council’s Finance Committee has delayed until March consideration of a proposal by the owners of the dormant indy pro Brockton Rox (Can-Am League) to field a Futures Collegiate Baseball League team at Campanelli Stadium in 2012.  The Rox are apparently in talks with a potential local investor and won’t be ready to present the “whole pot” until the committee’s Continue reading

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Rox to Make Pitch for Summer Collegiate Play

Before the summer collegiate version of the Brockton Rox (Futures Collegiate Baseball League) can play at Campanelli Stadium, the owners must face the Brockton City Council’s Finance Committee on Tuesday night to answer questions.  As previously reported, the indy pro Rox (Can-Am League) have gone dark for the 2012 season, while the owners prepare to launch a summer collegiate franchise to Continue reading

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More on the Brockton Rox

Now that the indy pro Brockton Rox (Can-Am League) have decided to call it quits for the 2012 season, the city must grapple with the $3.2 million debt remaining on the bond used to build Campanelli Stadium.  Without a professional baseball tenant, paying the annual $900k bond payment just got a little tougher.  Rox CEO Chris Carminucci is in talks with the city to renegotiate Continue reading

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Brockton Rox Sit Out 2012, Summer Collegiate Option on Deck

As announced by the indy pro Can-Am League yesterday, the financially-troubled Brockton Rox will sit out the 2012 season.  To fill the void at Campanelli Stadium, the ownership will seek membership in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League, if the city is willing to entertain the idea.  Securing a franchise won’t be difficult, as co-owner Chris Carminucci was the brainchild (or at least one of Continue reading

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Rox Battle Attendance Woes

It doesn’t appear to be good times at Campanelli Stadium for the indy pro Brockton Rox (Can-Am League).  Attendance has dropped to an all-time low of 80,549, or 1,752 fans per game, with just a few home dates left on the schedule.  The team averaged 2,176 last year and hit a franchise high of 3,891 in 2005.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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