Tag Archives: Can-Am League

Atlantic City Tees Up ‘The Sandcastle’ for Future Team

Atlantic City SurfSurf Stadium, aka “The Sandcastle,” former home of the Atlantic City Surf (Independent Professional, Can-Am League/Atlantic League), is undergoing continuous renovations as Atlantic City (NJ) plans for it’s future.  City officials hope to bring a baseball team back in the coming years.  Read more and view photos here.

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Two Bidders for Atlantic City’s Bader Field

Atlantic City SurfTwo companies made bids for Bader Field on Thursday.  Legend Properties, based in Cherry Hill, and Bader Field Development LLC, located in Long Branch, were reportedly the only two to offer money for the former municipal airport adjacent to The Sandcastle, former home of the Atlantic City Surf (Independent Professional, Can-Am League/Atlantic League).  Read more and view map here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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The Future of the New Jerey’s Riverfront Stadium

Newark Bears LogoRedevelopment plans for the site of a Newark (NJ) baseball stadium are moving forward.  Essex County’s Board of Chosen Freeholders will hold a public hearing this month regarding the future of the 17-year-old Newark Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Miners Broadcaster No Quitter, Beats Odds

Sussex County MinersVernon (NJ) resident Bret Leuthner can be called many things.  He is a husband to wife Adina, a father to twins, a cancer fighter and the new voice of the Sussex County Miners (Independent Professional, Can-Am League).  One thing Leuthner is not is a quitter.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Bader Field Back on the Auction Block

Atlantic City SurfAtlantic City (NJ) is putting Bader Field back on the auction block as it continues to look for potential revenue sources to help close a $100 million budget deficit and fend off a state takeover.  In addition to the old airport, the location is home of The Sandcastle, the former home of the Atlantic City Surf (Independent Professional, Atlantic League/Can-Am League).  Read more and view aerial photos here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Moody’s Downgrades Ramapo’s Credit Rating

Rockland BouldersRamapo’s (NY) credit rating was cut by Moody’s Investors Service as the town copes with the fallout from a baseball-stadium project that led to unprecedented criminal fraud charges against local officials.  Read more here.

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Skyland Stadium Hosts Grand Slam Beer Fest

Sussex County MinersThe smell of bratwurst filled the air as attendees sipped beer and watched a game of baseball at the first Grand Slam Beer Fest, held at Skylands Stadium over the weekend. The ballpark is home of the Sussex County Miners (Independent Professional, Can-Am League).  Read more and view photo here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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