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Jammers Secure Ballpark Lease, Will Return to Action in 2020

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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Jammers Set to Return to Action in 2020

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.

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PGCBL’s Jammers Go Dark for 2019 Season, Team to be Donated

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.

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Lisle (IL) Joins Prospect League, Jammers Out?

Prospect League LogoLisle 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.

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Relocated, Rebranded Black Bears Open Inaugural Season in New Morgantown Ballpark

West Virginia Black Bears LogoThe West Virginia Black Bears (Single-A, New York-Penn League) kicked off their inaugural season in their new $21 million home Friday night in front of a reported crowd of 3,019.  Read more here.  View photos here.  The former Jamestown Jammers relocated to Morgantown (WV) from New York after the 2014 season.  The Bears share Monongalia County Ballpark with the University of West Virginia baseball team.

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New League, New Era Begins for Jamestown Jammers

Jamestown Jammers Primary LogoThe summer collegiate version of the Jamestown Jammers (Prospect League) kicked off their inaugural season Wednesday night in a rain-shortened game at Russell E. Deithrick Jr. Park.  The previous incarnation of the Jammers (Single-A, New York-Penn League) relocated to Morgantown (WV) in the off season and became the West Virginia Black Bears.  Watch news report here.

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New Summer Collegiate Jammers Unveil Logo

Jamestown Jammers Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – MKE Sports & Entertainment, a sports and entertainment company, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is excited to announce that Jamestown Jammers Baseball will return to Russell E. Diethrick Jr. Park in May of 2015. Continue reading

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