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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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New Amenities Added to Skylands Stadium, New GM Takes the Reins

Visitors to Skylands Stadium for the upcoming season of Sussex County Miners (Independent Professional, Can-Am League) baseball will notice several renovations or additions to the complex, from field and concourse improvements to special promotions during games.  Read more here.  Taking the reins this year as the team’s new GM is 24-year-old Justin Ferrarella.  Read more here.

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Jackals Unveil New Videoboard

The new 42-foot Daktronics LED videoboard has been installed at Yogi Berra Stadium, home of the New Jersey Jackals (Independent Professional, Can-Am League).  Fans will get their first look at the new monster media amenity on Opening Day on Friday, May 25.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

New Jersey Jackals Facebook photo by Alex Cammarata

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Boulton Given Green Light to Search for Atlantic City Team Owner

The Atlantic City (NJ) City Council has authorized Frank Boulton, the former owner of the Atlantic City Surf (Independent Professional, Can-Am League/Atlantic League) to find an ownership group willing to bring minor league baseball back to Surf Stadium.  Read more here.

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Jackals Announce ‘Cup in Hand Kickball’

The New Jersey Jackals (Independent Professional, Can-Am League) and NJ Play Sports have announced the Cup in Hand Kickball League, where participants can play kickball and enjoy a beverage at the same time.  The Cup In Hand Kickball League plays on Monday nights, under the lights, at Yogi Berra Stadium.

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Boulders to Leave Can-Am League for Atlantic League?

Shawn Reilly, who was promoted to Rockland Boulders (Independent Professional, Can-Am League) team president in September after six years as vice president, said he has been contemplating a move from the Can-Am to the Atlantic League (Independent Professional) for about two years.  The goal would be to join the Atlantic League as soon as 2019 or 2020, but there are hurdles the Boulders must clear before a move is possible.  Reilly has also explored an even more difficult and complicated move to become a MLB affiliate.  Read more here.

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Jackals Install Yogi Berra Stadium’s First-Ever HD Video Board

PRESS RELEASE – The New Jersey Jackals proudly announce the installation of Yogi Berra Stadium’s first-ever video scoreboard. Manufactured by Daktronics, the 20’ high, 36’ wide state-of-the-art video board is the crown jewel of the vast renovations at the home of the Jackals. Continue reading

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