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Navigators to Play as Sailors for Series of Games

PRESS RELEASE – Jumping on the trend Minor League Baseball teams are currently making popular, the Futures Collegiate Baseball League’s North Shore Navigators will rebrand themselves as the Lynn Sailors for a series of games during the 2019 season.

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NECBL Welcomes Sharks

PRESS RELEASE – The New England Collegiate Baseball League is headed to one of the region’s most iconic summer communities, as the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks will join the New England League as an expansion organization for the 2019 season. Continue reading

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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.

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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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Holman Stadium Turning 80, Big Bash Planned

It’s an 80th birthday party, but it’s not for gramps or grandma or eccentric old Auntie Millie, nor for your canine who is turning 80 in dog years.  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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