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Rascals to Cease Operations, Otters Take Wait-and-See Approach as Frontier League/Can-Am League Merger Talks Continue

As recently reported, after 21 years, the River City Rascals (Independent Professional, Frontier League) will cease operations at the end of the 2019 baseball season.  The city of O’Fallon (MO) has started looking for another team to play at CarShield Field in 2020.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, Evansville Otters owner Bill Bussing is taking a wait-and-see approach to the Rascals’ imminent departure from the league and a possible Frontier League/Can-Am League merger.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link to the Otters article.

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Otters Add Two to Front Office

PRESS RELEASE – After unveiling early additions to the 2018 front office staff, the Evansville Otters continue to welcome new members to the club’s front office. The Otters announced the hiring of Zoe Urbina and Chris Gunn for the 2018 season. Continue reading

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$1.5 Million in Repairs Coming to Historic Bosse Field

Plans are being made for major repairs to Evansville’s 102-year-old Bosse Field baseball stadium using money from a county property tax increase that takes effect in January. Read more here.

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Bosse Field Video

Enjoy this Bosse Field video posted by the Evansville Otters (Independent Professional, Frontier League):

We Go To Bosse Field from johnflattop on Vimeo.

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Upgrades Eyed for Historic Bosse Field, Funding Source at Issue

Evansville (IN) Mayor Lloyd Winnecke said a revenue stream is needed to fund repairs at Bosse Field, but he opposes a tax levy for that purpose.  Read more here.

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Otters Expand Sales Staff, Finalize 2017 Front Office

Evansville Otters LogoPRESS RELEASE – Fresh off a Frontier League championship in 2016, the Evansville Otters have finalized the team’s front office staff for the 2017 season at Bosse Field. The staff will have an expanded sales workforce compared to recent seasons. Continue reading

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Otters Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Bosse Field

Evansville Otters LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Evansville Otters (18-10) and 4,058 fans celebrated the 100th Anniversary of Bosse Field on Wednesday night, but the visiting Windy City Thunderbolts (13-13) claimed a 6-5 win in a game that ended on Thursday morning. Continue reading

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