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Pecos League Relocates Blizzard to Kansas, Returns to Las Cruces, Ditches Four Other Markets

Pecos League LogoThe Pecos League has added the Garden City Wind and Las Cruces Vaqueros to the league lineup for the 2015 season.  The Wind will play at Clint Lightner Field in Garden City (KS).  After a two-year hiatus, the Vaqueros will return to play at Apodoca Park in Las Cruces (NM).  The Taos Blizzard, Raton Osos, Douglas Diablos and Bisbee Blue are no longer part of the circuit. Continue reading

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Carlsbad Replaces Las Cruces, Developmental League Announced

Pecos League LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Carlsbad Bats have replaced the Las Cruces Vaqueros on the schedule for the 2013 season. With The San Diego Padres moving into El Paso with their AAA Team in 2014 it is going to be very hard for the Las Cruces to have a Professional Team in Independent Baseball within the radius of a AAA affiliated market. This is a big move for the Pecos League leaving New Mexico’s Continue reading

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Carlsbad Replaces Las Cruces?

Las Cruces Vaqueros LogoThere is apparently concern by the indy pro Pecos League about keeping the Las Cruces (NM) Vaqueros operating with a Triple-A club coming to El Paso (TX) just 40 miles away.  The team’s logo no longer appears in the header on the league’s websiteAccording to The Taos News, league commissioner Andrew Dunn had this to say:

“If Las Cruces no longer makes sense, and the other market in West Texas isn’t ready, we will bring back the Carlsbad Bats for the 2013 season.”

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Finishing Up Apodaca Park Makeover

The new grandstand at 58-year-old Apodaca Park, home of the indy pro Las Cruces Vaqueros (Pecos League) is nearing completion.  The city is spending $400,000 to replace the old deteriorating grandstand with bleachers that will seat 900.  Read more and view photos here.

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Apodaca Park Grandstand Finally Coming Down

The nearly 62-year-old grandstand at Apodaca Park, home of the indy pro Las Cruces Vaqueros (Pecos League), is finally being dismantled after the announcement last season that it needed to come down for safety reasons.  The new, slightly-smaller grandstand set to be installed over the next few months will reduce the ballpark’s capacity to 902.  Read more hereView photo here.

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Apodaca Park Grandstand Finally Being Replaced

The 1950s-era grandstand at Apodaca Park, home of the indy pro Las Cruces Vaqueros (Pecos League), was closed last season and set to be replaced.  The city is finally getting around to it.  Work is scheduled to begin in January and is expected to be completed by early March.  The new covered grandstand will have a capacity of 750, which is 25 percent smaller than the original seating area.  Read more here.

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Vaqueros Unveil 2012 Unis

PRESS RELEASE – The Las Cruces Vaqueros released their new look for 2012 season. The Vaqueros will don royal blue jerseys with gold numbers and white letters. The Vaqueros will also wear solid royal blue hats. The Vaqueros jerseys will include sponsor patches from The Land of Enchantment, IHOP, Dr Shelley Eye Center, The Pecos League and the Las Cruces Sun News. The Vaqueros Continue reading

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