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AWBL Makes Pitch in Bisbee, Cummings Out at Embark Holdings

American West Baseball League LogoSean Smock, commissioner of the developing indy pro American West Baseball League and former general manager of the former Triple-A Tucson Sidewinders (Pacific Coast League) and indy pro Tucson Toros (Golden Baseball League), pitched the idea last Thursday to make historic Warren Ballpark the home of the new Bisbee (AZ) Copper Kings.  Bisbee would join the Fullerton (CA) Flyers, the Las Cruces (NM) Continue reading


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Pair Invest in AWBL and Acquire Flyers, League Releases Financials

American West Baseball League LogoPRESS RELEASE – Embark Holdings, Inc. subsidiary American West Baseball League today announced that Edinson and Edgar Renteria have agreed to invest an undisclosed amount into the American West Baseball League for an ownership interest and also have acquired the territorial rights to Fullerton, Ca., the home of the Fullerton Flyers. Continue reading


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AWBL’s Version of Fullerton Flyers: GM Announced, Logo Unveiled

PRESS RELEASE – Embark Holdings, Inc., the parent company to American West Baseball League (a Professional Minor Baseball League), is pleased to announce the appointment of Danny DiPace to the position of President/GM and the new logo of the Fullerton Flyers. Continue reading


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New Flyers to Pay Old Flyers’ Debt, Return to Goodwin Field?

According to a Cal State Fullerton official, Godfather Media, Inc. has contacted the university about making arrangements to pay off the $75,000 debt owed by the indy pro Fullerton/Orange County Flyers (Golden Baseball League) for the use of Goodwin Field before the team went dark in 2010.  Godfather recently took control of the franchise and apparently wants to bring the Flyers back to Goodwin in Continue reading

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It’s the Hawaii Stars

The indy pro Na Koa Ikaika Maui (North American League) have annouced that the Hawaii Stars will join the Sonoma County Grapes as the second expansion franchise added the to the NAL’s Northern Division to replace the departed Yuma Panthers and Fullerton Flyers.  While it was thought the team would be a traveling club like the Grapes, negotiations are underway to use Wong Stadium in Hilo.  Read more here.

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Yuma Panthers Out for 2012

In not so surprising news, Michael Cummings and Godfather Media, Inc. are calling it quits for the indy pro Yuma Panthers (North American League) for the 2012 season.  Cummings basically blames the instability of the NAL, but he’s been playing dice with the Golden Baseball League/NAL for a few years now, so this isn’t some Continue reading


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Flyers Might Return From Darkness, Would Revert Back to ‘Fullerton’ Name

PRESS RELEASE – Alan Mintz, Founder/President/Chairman of Fullerton Flyers LLC, has announced that he is in negotiations with Cal State Fullerton to bring back the Fullerton, formerly Orange County, Flyers for the 2012 season. Continue reading

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