At a press conference Monday, the owners of the East Texas Pump Jacks (Summer Collegiate, Texas Collegiate League) announced the team’s relocation from historic Driller Park in Kilgore (TX) to Irwin Field on the campus of the University of Texas at Tyler. Read more here. The Pump Jacks will begin play in their new home on June 4 against the Acadiana Cane Cutters.
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Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com has partnered with USA Today to explore the best ballpark food in Major League Baseball and release the top seven teams in terms of their ballpark concessions. Read more here. As a side note, Mock was in the press box at Driller Park in Kilgore (TX) last night talking with East Texas Pump Jacks (Texas Collegiate League) play-by-play broadcaster John Beck. You can watch/listen to a replay here beginning in the fourth inning at the 48:48 mark.
PRESS RELEASE – As per usual there will be plenty of new faces around Fleming Stadium this summer, and in addition to the new faces there will be a new voice; the Tobs announced today that Jake Donnelly will be the new Director of Broadcasting for the 2014 season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Heading into their seventh season, the East Texas Pump Jacks were in search of something different. The organization wasn’t seeking a complete overhaul, just a little tweak to its look when the team takes the field.
PRESS RELEASE – The Southern Illinois Miners have announced the hiring of their new radio voice Jason Guerette. Guerette joins the Miners after spending last summer as the voice of the Northwest Indiana Oilmen of the Midwest Collegiate League. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Over the last three seasons, no Texas Collegiate League franchise has sent more players to the TCL All-Star Game than the East Texas Pump Jacks. This summer, Pump Jacks all-stars won’t have to travel very far for the event. Continue reading
The folks over at Summer Baseball Insider recently interviewed Mike Lieberman, co-owner and general manager of the summer collegiate East Texas Pump Jacks (Texas Collegiate League), about the upcoming 2013 season. Read interview transcript here.
PRESS RELEASE – When it came right down to it, the East Texas Pump Jacks concluded they couldn’t celebrate their own history without also giving a nod to the club’s noteworthy home, historic Driller Park. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – It’s only 52 degrees outside, but fans across East Texas will warm up when they read these words: the East Texas Pump Jacks will open the 2012 season in 113 days. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Be a part of the East Texas Pump Jacks’ 2011 “Shirt Off Our Back” promotion even if you weren’t there! Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The East Texas Pump Jacks are taking to the outdoors on Saturday. The Jacks will square off against the Coppell Copperheads in a doubleheader that will feature thousands of dollars in prizes for fishing fanatics. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The East Texas Pump Jacks are giving fans a chance to take home a piece of history – before it even becomes history. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – East Texas Pump Jacks general manager Mike Lieberman is getting “locked up” on Thursday to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association in East Texas. Your tax-deductible donation will go towards “bail” to set him free, so please help out! Visit this link to make your secure, online donation to free the Jacks GM and help the MDA at the same time.
PRESS RELEASE – East Texas is far removed from the spectacular drama that swirls around Charlie Sheen these days. But that doesn’t mean the East Texas Pump Jacks can’t bring some of his Hollywood antics to the Piney Woods. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – They’re the five words East Texas sports fans have been waiting for and Texas Collegiate League foes have been dreading. The Pump Jacks are back! The East Texas Pump Jacks today announced a one-year lease extension with the Kilgore Independent School District to continue making historic Driller Park the team’s home for the 2011 season. This summer will be the team’s fourth season in East Texas, and one the organization is eagerly anticipating. Continue reading
We rarely report on player acquisitions, but we think it’s a tad historic that the summer collegiate East Texas Pump Jacks snagged Louisiana Tech pitcher Trevor Petersen. On March 27, Peterson had the honor of starting against the University of Minnesota in the first-ever official game at Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – When it comes having fun, there are two kinds of people: Those that come to enjoy the party and those that make the party happen. If you like to make the party happen, the East Texas Pump Jacks want you. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Pump Jacks have spent the last several months introducing fans to the All-Americans, conference players of the week, and All-TCL performers who will suit up for the team during the 2010 season. This weekend, one lucky youngster will be added to the list. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Jay Leno can have the “Tonight Show”. Conan O’Brien will take the East Texas Pump Jacks. Well, at least the offer is on the table. The Pump Jacks, a summer collegiate baseball team located in Kilgore, Texas, today offered O’Brien the position of on-field emcee, providing in-game entertainment throughout the team’s 2010 season. Continue reading