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Jammers to Morgantown (UPDATED)

Jamestown Jammers LogoWest Virginia University LogoAs expected, the Single-A Jamestown Jammers (New York-Penn League) will reportedly be relocating to Morgantown (WV) and play at Monongalia County’s new baseball stadium being built for the West Virginia University Mountaineers.  Read more here.  Look for an indy pro or summer collegiate club to quickly fill the void at Russell Diethrick Park.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.  UPDATED:  View official release here.

West Virginia University Ballpark Rendering 7.24.14


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The Future of the West Coast League

West Coast League LogoInterested in gaining more insight into the summer collegiate West Coast League?  WCL president Dennis Koho makes a few comments about league expansion and takes a bit of a Dick Radatz, Jr.-type shot at the summer collegiate Cape Cod League in a recent interview with Best Coast Baseball.  Read more here.

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Northwoods League Thriving

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkDuring the summer collegiate Northwoods League All-Star Game last night at Carson Park, home of the Eau Claire Express, the Star Tribune’s Patrick Reusse had a chance to talk with NWL chief Dick Radatz, Jr.  Reusse’s story is a bit of a rehash of the story we posted on July 9, but it’s worth a read.   That said, it’s very old news that the league is targeting the Twin Cities for expansion and its franchise fee is $1 million.  Read more here.

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How the Wealthy Profit From MiLB Team Ownership

Forbes staff writer Chris Smith takes a look at Minor League Baseball’s most valuable teams and some of the wealthy individuals who have invested in them.  Read more hereView list of MiLB’s most valuable teams.  Thanks to John Cerone and Adam Heemeyer for the story.

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Spinners Present First Ever ‘Human Home Run’

PRESS RELEASE – The Lowell Spinners, Class-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, are thrilled to announce the first ever “Human Home Run” will take place at LeLacheur Park July 5, 2011, as the human cannonball, David Smith, Jr., will be shot from a cannon at home plate over the outfield wall following the conclusion of the Spinners game. Continue reading

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