With the stroke of a pen on Monday afternoon, the lease to use Russell E. Deithrick Jr. Park in Jamestown (NY) was transferred to Jamestown Community Baseball LLC, which will bring the Jamestown Jammers (Summer Collegiate, Perfect Game League) back to the park for at least the next six (6) years starting in 2020. Read more here.
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The home clubhouse at Diethrick Park on Jamestown’s eastside was a popular place Monday afternoon as baseball fans, city officials and media filled the room for an announcement six months in the making. Read more here.
The Jamestown Jammers will cease operation for the 2019 season as a team in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League (Summer Collegiate). Team and city officials made the announcement Wednesday at Russell Diethrick Park. ROC Ventures plans to donate the team and its assets to a local nonprofit organization. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League has proudly announced the addition of the Jamestown Jammers. Continue reading
Lisle Baseball Partners, LLC announced Thursday that the Prospect League (Summer Collegiate) is coming to Benedictine University Sports Complex in the Village of Lisle (IL) in 2016. Read more here. Meanwhile, one of our readers noticed that the Jamestown Jammers logo no longer appears on the Prospect League website. Thanks to Mark Tobin for the heads up.
Mike Zimmerman is pursuing plans for an indoor sports complex and baseball stadium at The Rock Sports Complex in Franklin (WI) that would help spur up to $130 million in surrounding mixed-use development. Read more here. Because Zimmerman already operates two summer collegiate Prospect League franchises, and had an apparent falling out with the indy pro Frontier League, we assume the proposed ballpark would house a Prospect League team.
For those who didn’t hear this earlier, MKE Sports & Entertainment was forced to terminate its managed service contract with the Rockford Aviators (Indy Pro, Frontier League), after Frontier League Commissioner Bill Lee ruled that the contract violated the league bylaws because the owner of MKE, Michael Zimmerman, owns two teams in the summer collegiate Prospect League. Read more here.