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Groton Approves Plan for NECBL Team

The Groton (CT) Town Council finalized a deal on Tuesday night that would bring the NECBL’s Bristol (CT) team to the Groton/Mystic area.  The team will play at an improved field at Fitch High School.  A new team name has apparently been chosen, but it’s “still under wraps.”  Read more here.

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Name-the-Team Contest Underway in Mystic/Groton

As previously reported, the New England Collegiate Baseball League’s team in Bristol (CT) recently relocated to Mystic/Groton (CT) after one unsuccessful season at historic Muzzy Field.  The team is currently holding a competition between area elementary schools to come up with a team name, name for the mascot, and a drawing of the mascot.  The club will play at an improved baseball facility at Continue reading

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Anonymous Donor Made Bristol to Groton Move Possible

A $500,000 anonymous donation to improve the baseball field at Fitch High School in Groton (CT) made it feasible for the NECBL’s Bristol (CT) team to relocate to the Mystic/Groton area.  The field will get all new lights, a concession stand with bathrooms, outfield fencing, bullpens, and a press box.  Reportedly, the donor will up the ante if necessary to make the park viable for the 2011 season.  Read more here.

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Goodbye Bristol, Hello Mystic/Groton

It was one and done for the NECBL in Bristol (CT) and Muzzy Field.  The team is relocating to the Mystic/Groton (CT) area.  The NECBL’s board of directors approved the move on Sunday.  Read more here and here.

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