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New Bleachers Arrive, Crabs Begin Ballpark Upgrades

Arcata Ball Park, home of the Humboldt Crabs (Summer Collegiate, Independent) is getting a few upgrades in time for the 2019 season, including new bleachers and press box.  More improvements are being planned for the years to come.  The Crabs will kick off their 75th season on May 31st when they welcome the Corvallis Knights (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League).  Read more here.  Read back story and wtach news report here.

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Arcata Ballpark Slated for Renovations

Last summer Arcata (CA) city staff and Humboldt Crabs (Independent, Summer Collegiate) officials began looking at plans to give the entire Arcata Ballpark an overhaul in phases, the first of which would include a renovated seating area, upgraded entrance and National Collegiate Athletic Association compliant dugouts and locker rooms.  Read more here.

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Arcata, Crabs Ramp Up Ballpark Renovation Plans

The city of Arcata (CA) and Humboldt Crabs (Independent, Summer Collegiate) are discussing, reviewing and revising tentative plans for an overhaul of the Arcata Ball Park.  The first phase of the planned, multi-phase undertaking could include a renovated seating area, an upgraded entrance and National Collegiate Athletic Association compliant dugouts and locker rooms.  Read more here.

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Crabs’ Ballpark to Host Cannabis Event for the Whole Family

The Arcata Ballpark, home of the Humboldt Crabs (Independent, Summer Collegiate), will apparently have a new set of visitors next month.  The ballpark is expected to host the “Yes We Cann Parade and Hullabaloo” on August 12, and the organizer said this will be a family friendly event aiming to educate the community about cannabis.  Read more here.

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Ramping Up Overhaul of Arcata Ball Park

The Arcata Ball Park, home of the Humboldt Crabs (Independent, Summer Collegiate) may get a facelift, with new bleachers, 400 additional seats, improved walkways, a new entrance and a beer garden.  Read more here.

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Arcata Eyeing Improvements to Crabs Home

Humboldt Crabs LogoThe city of Arcata (CA) has hired MIG planning consultants to scope out possible improvements to Arcata Ball Park, home of the Humboldt Crabs (Summer Collegiate, Independent), and create initial plans.  Read more here.

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Crabs Ballpark Could Get Facelift

Humboldt Crabs LogoThe Arcata Ball Park, home of the Humboldt Crabs (Summer Collegiate), may be getting a facelift that could help the venue maximize opportunities for events year round. The city of Arcata’s Economic Development Committee discussed ways during a meeting recently to develop an economic plan for improvements to help turn the ballpark into a year-round venue.  Read more here.

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Far West League Crumbles

Far West League LogoThe summer collegiate Humboldt Crabs and Redding Colt .45s will play as independents in 2014, while a host of other teams in the Far West League have departed for the California Collegiate League or Golden State Collegiate Baseball League.  Erik Wagle, who served as the FWL commissioner, has also reportedly resigned.  Read more here.

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Back at Ya (with a Bat)!

Humboldt Crabs LogoCalifornia Warriors LogoIn a game between the summer collegiate Humboldt Crabs and California Warriors (Far West League), an angry batter hurled his bat at the pitcher after being hit with a pitch, resulting in a bench-clearing brawl.  Read more and watch video here.

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The Humboldt Crabs: Contemplating Full WCL Membership

The Humboldt (Arcata-Eureka, CA) Crabs are (and have been) batting around the idea of joining a real league and letting go of their independent status and the revenues associated with playing most all games at home.  But this is not being driven by a simple desire to raise their game on and off the field.  The world around them is evolving, particularly with the powerful rise of the summer collegiate West Coast League over the past five years, and they need to evolve too.  Read more here.

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