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Boulders to Host 2019 Can-Am League vs Frontier League All-Star Game

PRESS RELEASE – The Rockland Boulders will host the 2019 All-Star Game between the Can-Am League and the Frontier League on Wednesday, July 10, at Palisades Credit Union Park, presented by Good Samaritan Hospital. This will mark the first time that these two independent professional leagues will face each other, and only the third time a Can-Am organization has hosted an All-Star game since the league’s re-formation in 2005.

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Can-Am League Appoints Kevin Winn as Executive Director

PRESS RELEASE – Today the Can-Am League announces the appointment of Kevin Winn as Executive Director. In this new role, Winn will oversee baseball operations including player contracts, roster classifications, sales and salary caps and league expansion. In addition, Winn will continue applying his 25 years of professional umpiring experience to spearhead the circuit’s umpire development. Continue reading

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Boulders Break Attendance Records

Despite losing to the Quebec Capitales in the first round of the Can Am League (Independent Professional) playoffs, the Rockland Boulders have announced that they broke a league attendance record this year with an average of 2,772 per game.  The team also shattered their single-game attendance record with a gate of 7,336 for Fan Appreciation Day.  Read more and watch video here.

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Negotiations Continue, But No Pro Baseball at Surf Stadium in 2019

Negotiations to bring baseball back to Surf Stadium are continuing, but the prospect of seeing a team on the field next summer is unlikely.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Yogi Berra Museum Receives Recognition from Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest, the publishing world’s “international design authority,” has announced its selection for the best designed museums in every state in America, deeming the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center its top pick for the Garden State.  Read more here.  Read full AD article here.  Visit museum website here. Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Grand Opening Saturday for Skylands Stadium Sports Academy

Champions Way Sports Academy, a 17,000-square-foot training facility operating in coordination with the Sussex County Miners (Independent Professional, Can-Am League), will hold its grand opening from 12:30-4 p.m. Saturday at the Skylands Stadium Event Center.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Ramapo Hires Local to Promote Boulders’ Ballpark

Spring Valley (NY) Deputy Mayor Bernard Charles lost his Ramapo recreation job after failing civil service exams and soon afterward was hired by Ramapo to promote the town’s financially beleaguered baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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