Tag Archives: Can-Am League

A Business Profile on the Rockland Boulders

Rockland BouldersCNBC’s Sarah Whitten takes a look at the business of independent professional baseball and the Rockland Boulders (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) operating out of Provident Bank Park in Pomona (NY) — just an hour’s drive from the Big Apple.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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A Casino for Newark’s Riverfront Stadium?

Newark Bears LogoHopes are high that the legislature and voters could pave the way for a gambling venue in Newark (NJ) by the end of the year, and preliminary conversations with developers have apparently already begun.  Riverfront Stadium, the former home of the Newark Bears (Indy Pro, Can-Am League), is reportedly one of three target locations being considered.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Skylands Stadium (Augusta, NJ)

Amanda Lippert from BaseballStadiumReviews.com recently visited Skylands Stadium (formerly Skylands Park), the new home of the first-year Sussex County Miners (Indy Pro, Can-Am League).  View photos here.

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Pro Ball Returns to Sussex Stadium

Sussex County MinersThe Sussex County Miners (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) opened their inaugural home stand on Monday night in front of a crowd of 3,819 at Skylands Stadium.  This is the first time the ballpark has hosted professional baseball since the Sussex Skyhawks (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) folded in 2011.  Read more here.  View photo here.

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Ottawa Champions Make Debut

Ottawa Champions Logo 1The first-year Ottawa Champions (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) made their debut Friday night in front of a crowd of 3,876 at Ottawa Stadium.  Read more and view photo gallery here.

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Miners Hold Exhibition Game Before Inaugural Home Opener on Memorial Day

Sussex County MinersSaturday’s game between the Sussex County Miners and the New Jersey Jackals (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) was just an exhibition, but it was the first time since the Sussex Skyhawks (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) closed up shop in 2011 that professional baseball players took the field at Skylands Stadium.  The team’s first home game will be on Memorial Day, May 25, at 7:05 p.m.  Read more here.

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Boulders Host 3rd Annual Craft Beer Festival Saturday

Rockland BouldersPRESS RELEASE – As the 2015 season rapidly approaches, the Rockland Boulders are set to begin their defense of the 2014 Can-Am League Championship with an exhibition game on May 16th against the NYPD’s Finest, preceded by the 3rd annual Craft Beer Festival. Continue reading

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