PRESS RELEASE – The Nashua Silver Knights have replaced youth with experience in the general manager’s chair. Silver Knights owner Drew Weber announced on Thursday he has hired 61-year-old former Bristol Blues GM Rich Muntean, who has over 30 years of baseball front office experience, as the team’s new general manager.
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PRESS RELEASE – The 2017 season for the Futures Collegiate Baseball League is set to be an historic one as Commissioner Chris Hall announced that the league will be the first in the country to adopt a home run derby format to decide extra-inning games. The new rule will take effect in regular season games that are tied after the 10th inning. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – It is official! Holman Stadium will be getting a major upgrade this season! The new scoreboard features a 6 feet high by 23 feet wide video board that can be utilized in many different ways to add to our entertainment value. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Worcester Bravehearts have won back-to-back championships and broken multiple attendance records in their short existence, but the best is yet to come. In 2016, the organization will bring a premier baseball event to Worcester as the city has been selected to host the 2016 Futures League All Star Game. Continue reading
More renovations are planned for Muzzy Field, home of the first-year Bristol Blues (Summer Collegiate, Futures Collegiate Baseball League), after baseball season ends. The $1.5 million second phase of improvements for the 101-year-old ballpark include putting a new press box behind home plate, extending the roof over the first baseline grandstand and even a new Wrigley Field-style sign with the name of the park. Read more here.
A blues-loving, zoot suit-wearing, saxophone-carrying bear has been introduced as the mascot for the first-year Bristol Blues (Summer Collegiate, Futures Collegiate Baseball League), but the character still needs a name. The team is seeking fan input. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Eastern Bank has signed on to be the presenting sponsor of the Futures Collegiate League All-Star game, which will be held on July 21, 2015 at Fraser Field in Lynn. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Pittsfield Suns and the Goldklang Group are pleased to announce the addition of veteran baseball executive Eben Yager, who will serve as President of the ballclub. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – When the Suns arrived in Pittsfield prior to the 2012 season, they promised change and tenure. They accomplished the former right away, and are now pleased to announce a new agreement that will ensure the latter. Continue reading
Fraser Field turns 75 years old this upcoming summer so needless to say, there have been plenty of big games played right here in Lynn. The North Shore Navigators are adding to that list as on Tuesday afternoon General Manager Bill Terlecky announced that his ball club will be hosting the 2015 Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) All-Star Game. Continue reading
The summer collegiate Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide (Futures Collegiate Baseball League will not return for the 2015 season. Owner John Gallo said Friday that he was unable to find investors or a new owner and that he has sold the franchise, which will be located in Bristol (CT). Read more here. Thanks to Mark Tobin for the heads up.
PRESS RELEASE – The Worcester Bravehearts’ General Manager, Dave Peterson, has been named the Futures Collegiate Baseball League’s 2014 Executive of the Year. The announcement was made by FCBL commissioner, Chris Hall, as part of the league’s annual post-season awards. The FCBL awards are voted on by personnel from each of the league’s ten member clubs. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – By an overwhelming margin, the public has voted to name Worcester’s newest baseball team the “Bravehearts” and the team’s new logo has been unveiled. Continue reading
As part of their community outreach effort, the the owners of the yet-t0-be-named summer collegiate Futures League expansion franchise in Worcester (MA) have created the Worcester Baseball Advisory Board made up of local sports, business and civic leaders. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Futures Collegiate Baseball League of New England in conjunction with Raging Tide owners John and Pam Gallo has donated $5,000 to The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach for renovations to take place for the 2013 season. Continue reading
The summer collegiate Seacoast Mavericks (Futures Collegiate Baseball League) will play the first of six games at Leary Field in Portsmouth (NH) on Friday, July 20. The Mavericks will return to Leary on July 28 for one more and August 1-4 for a four-game series. View schedule here. No ownership group has been able to penetrate the Portsmouth market over the years, but the Mavericks are giving it a shot.
PRESS RELEASE – The Futures Collegiate Baseball League of New England, a summer collegiate baseball league, announced today that it has signed a sponsorship agreement with Code Beverages, thus making Code Beverages the official energy drink of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) for the 2012 and 2013 seasons. Continue reading
Boston.com staffer Andrew Mahoney takes a look at the summer collegiate baseball opportunities in New England where fans can take a summer day trip doing the touristy thing before taking in an evening game in the Cape Cod League, New England Collegiate Baseball League, or Futures Collegiate Baseball League. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – After spending a week on the road, the Brockton Rox return home for a trio of games at Campanelli Stadium to kick off the month of July with a bang. Continue reading
MaineToday.com staff writer Glenn Jordan takes a look at Maine’s two summer collegiate clubs, the Sanford Mainers (New England Collegiate Baseball League) and Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide (Futures Collegiate Baseball League). The Mainers play at Goodall Park, which has undergone a few recent Continue reading
The summer collegiate Seacoast Mavericks (Futures Collegiate Baseball League) based in Rochester (NH) will play six of their home games this season at Leary Field near downtown Portsmouth (NH). Portsmouth has remained a target market over the years, but efforts to build a new facility or renovate Leary have never come to fruition. Concerns about displacing the local youth teams at Leary Continue reading
The expansion summer collegiate Pittsfield Suns (Futures Collegiate Baseball League) have a new logo and website at www.pittsfieldsuns.com. The team begins play at historic Wahconah Park on June 7 against the Nashua Silver Knights.
The town of Old Orchard Beach (ME) finalized a lease Wednesday with the summer collegiate Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide (Futures Collegiate Baseball League) to use The Ballpark. As you know, the New England Collegiate Baseball League’s version of the Raging Tide played at the facility in 2011. Read more here.
The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach (ME) will indeed have a team next season. The town council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to allow the second-year Futures Collegiate Baseball League to operate a franchise at the revived stadium for the next two years, with an option for a third season. The team will be known as the Raging Tide — the same name used by last year’s NECBL club. Read more here.
Two groups are vying to bring a summer collegiate franchise to Pittsfield (MA) and Wahconah Park. One group led by Pittsfield attorney Richard Johansen and businessman Tom Goggins are representing the New England Collegiate Basaball League. The other group led Continue reading