Tag Archives: Can-Am League

All About the Trumpet Guy

New Jersey Jackals LogoScott Freier is not on the New Jersey Jackals (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) roster, but he does play for the team. In fact, Mr. Freier, 46, an insurance adjuster from Bloomfield (NJ), may be the best-known person at the minor league team’s games, if only by his nickname: the Trumpet Guy.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Wheelhouse Kitchen & Bar Set to Open at Skylands Stadium

Sussex County MinersWhen Al Dorso and a group of investors purchased Skylands Park in October 2013 he took a tour of the 4,200-seat stadium and began formulating a vision of what he wanted the stadium to look like.  The vision included a restaurant, which after two years of being a dream is on the cusp of opening.  Read more hereRead about the end of the Miners season here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the links.

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A Look at the Business of Independent Professional Baseball

Independent Professional Baseball AssociationThere is not much new here for those who follow the baseball industry closely, but writer Andrew Beaton via The Wall Street Journal takes a look at the business of independent professional baseball.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Stade Municipal (Québec City, QC) and Stade Fernand-Bédard (Trois-Rivières, QC)

Charlies Ballparks PageQuebec Capitales LogoTrois-Rivieres Logo 1Charles O’Reilly from CharliesBallparks.com recently visited Stade Municipal (38 photos), home of the Québec Capitales (Indy Pro, Can-Am League), and Stade Fernand-Bédard (46 photos), home of the Trois-Rivières Aigles (Indy Pro, Can-Am League).  View photo galleries here and here.

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Jackals Host ‘Star Wars Day’ Sunday

New Jersey Jackals LogoPRESS RELEASE – Jackals fans, prepare to jump to lightspeed! On Sunday, August 2nd the New Jersey Jackals will host their first ever “Star Wars™ Day” as they take on the Galactic Empire to the north, otherwise known as the Rockland Boulders. Continue reading

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Drone Flyover, Yoda Jerseys, Lightsaber Giveaway Highlight Boulders First-Ever Star Wars Night

Rockland BouldersPRESS RELEASE – With the help of Flying Films NY, the Rockland Boulders will hold professional sports’ first-ever “drone flyover” as part of “Star Wars Night” on Friday, July 31 at 7:00pm when they host the Quebec Capitales. Presented by Dig Safely NY, and benefitting the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center, the night will include special themed jerseys to be signed and auctioned off as well Continue reading

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Boulders Announce ‘Junior Broadcaster’ Competition

Rockland BouldersPRESS RELEASE – The Rockland Boulders announced on Monday the start of the 2015 Junior Broadcaster Competition, presented by the NY529 College Savings Program Direct Plan. Submissions for the competition will be open until Friday, August 14 with the top three competing live on the air as part of the Boulders Broadcast Network. Continue reading

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