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Futures League Adds Westfield (MA) to 2019 Lineup

PRESS RELEASE – Futures Collegiate Baseball League Commissioner, Chris Hall, has announced the addition of Westfield, MA as an expansion team for the 2019 season. The Westfield franchise was purchased by local entrepreneurs Christopher Thompson and Don Moorhouse.

Chris Thompson

Don Moorhead

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M.V. Sharks in Legal Battle Over Plans to Depart Futures League for NECBL

The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks (Summer Collegiate) Futures Collegiate Baseball League) are mired in a court dispute with the Futures Collegiate Baseball League over the club’s plans to switch to the New England Collegiate Baseball League next summer.  Read more here.


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Brockton Rox Announce Rick Derringer Concert

The Brockton Rox (Summer Collegiate, Futures League) have announced that the Shaw’s Center, adjacent to Campanelli Stadium, will host Rick Derringer on Saturday, February 10, 2018.  Derringer will play hits from his storied career, including “Hang On Sloopy,” “Frankenstein,” “Rock and Roll Hoochi Koo,” “Free Ride,” “Still Alive and Well,” “Real American” and many more.

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Silver Knights Name Muntean GM

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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The Bravehearts: A Worcester Success Story

Worcester Bravehearts LogoWhen it comes to sports, Worcester hasn’t exactly hit a home run.  The repeated failures of teams to survive – Tornadoes, Sharks, Surge, IceCats, Marauders, Bombardiers, et al. – have left many sports fans feeling jilted and alone.  But the Worcester Bravehearts are drawing record crowds, placing 10th in the country in average per-game attendance for a summer collegiate baseball league this year.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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A Look at the Futures League

Futures Collegiate Baseball League LogoBoston Globe correspondents Patricia Harris and David Lyon take a look at the summer collegiate Futures Collegiate
Baseball League.  Read more here.

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Navs Break Attendance Record

North Shore Navigators New LogoAfter a pair of games on the road to open the season, the North Shore Navigators (Summer Collegiate, Futures League) welcomed a franchise-record crowd of 3,523 fans to Fraser Field for their 2016 home debut against the Seacoast Mavericks.  Read more and view photos here.

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