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Owlz Hire Rick Berry as GM

Orem Owlz LogoThe Orem Owlz announced that Rick Berry has been named General Manager. Berry will be assuming the duties of Justo Vazquez, who has left the Owlz to return to his native California. Continue reading

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A Telus Field Revival?

Edmonton Telus Field LogoTelus Field in Edmonton (AB) could become the center of a baseball stadium district that spurs Rossdale redevelopment similar to the impact of Rogers Place on downtown, a new report says.  Read more here.  The stadium is the former home of the Triple-A Edmonton Trappers (Pacific Coast League) and indy pro Edmonton  Cracker-Cats/Capitals (Northern League/Golden Baseball Continue reading

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Yuma to Issue RFP for Using Desert Sun Stadium

Yuma Scorpions LogoProfessional baseball could be returning to Desert Sun Stadium in Yuma (AZ), as the city is drafting a request for proposal (RFP) that could be issued as early as this week.  According to Debbie Wendt, director of the city’s Parks and Recreation Department, interest in the complex has been expressed by three different independent leagues.  Read more here.

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Capitals Continue to Hibernate in Edmonton

Edmonton Capitals LogoIt appears the indy pro Edmonton Capitals will take another season off, as franchise owners continue to search for a new home in a viable league.  The Caps suspended operations after the 2011 season, when the newly formed North American League began to fall apart.  Read more hereView team history here.

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Freedom Pro Baseball League Expects to Return

The indy pro Freedom Pro Baseball League is wrapping up its red-ink-bleeding inaugural season, but league chief Joe Sperle doesn’t seem deterred from returning next season in an interview with Rodney Johnson, president of the Arizona Chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).  In the interview, Sperle attempts to show how his Continue reading

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Godfather Media Makes AWBL Appointments

Godfather media has announced that attorney Michael L. Leyva, has been named General Counsel and Edward A. Wong has been named Controller for the developing indy pro American West Baseball League.  Both are former partners in the defunt indy pro St. George Roadrunners (Golden Baseball League) and Hot Corner Baseball, LLC.  Read Godfather press releases here and here.

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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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