This small coastal town is a summer vacation destination, known across New England and Quebec for its amusement park, pier and plentiful bars. For most of the year, it’s a quiet place, populated with fewer than 10,000 people living across approximately eight square miles. Read more and view photos here. Visit ballpark website here.
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We’ve posted quite a few stories about the revival of The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach (ME) and the new Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide summer collegiate team from the NECBL, so why not one more? Steve Buckley from the Boston Herald takes a look at the stadium, the Triple-A Maine Guides, and the Raging Tide. Read more here.
The two exhibition games played by the Can-Am League’s Brockton Rox and Quebec Capitales at the revived former Triple-A stadium for the Maine Guides in Old Orchard Beach (ME) were poorly attended. Reports are that the attendance for both games was around 200 fans each night. As pondered by Chris Carminucci Continue reading
The first event at The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach (ME) since the former Triple-A facility was saved and revived by volunteers ended successfully on Thursday with Briarcliffe of Long Island capturing the United States Collegiate Athletic Association tournament title. Looking ahead, the stadium will host the Can-Am League’s Continue reading
The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach (ME) made its official re-debut on Sunday after years of neglect, as the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association’s National Tournament for small and community colleges kicked off with a parade and home run derby. Tournament games begin today. We applaud the volunteers who saved the park from the wrecking ball and made this a reality! Read more here.
Work on The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach (ME), the former home of the Triple-A Maine Guides, continues as volunteers prepare the facility for the United States Collegiate Athletic Association national tournament on May 10-14. This is the first major event for stadium since volunteers saved the facility from certain doom after it fell into gross disrepair. We visited The Ballpark some years ago, and the revival is nothing short of miraculous. Read more here.
WCSH 6 in Portland (ME) provided a nice news story on the return of The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach (ME), former home of the Triple-A Maine Guides. The facility will host the United States Collegiate Athletic Association’s tournament for small colleges in May. Volunteers also hope a summer collegiate team will eventually make The Ballpark home. The NECBL makes sense. View news clip here.
The Old Orchard Beach (ME) Town Council approved a plan to form a commission to operate The Ballpark, the former home of the Triple-A Maine Guides. As you know, the facility was saved from the wrecking ball by a strong group of citizens who successfully brought the stadium back to life and stomped out efforts to open the property up to developers. Read more here.
At a public hearing scheduled for this evening, the City of Old Orchard Beach, ME will consider whether or not to create a ballpark commission to manage the former home of the the Triple-A Maine Guides. Over the past couple of years, hundreds of volunteers have worked to revive The Ballpark and keep it from the wrecking ball. Read more here.
Now that revived ballpark in Old Orchard Beach, ME is nearing its renaissance debut, volunteers and the city are working to determine the management structure that will handle the venue’s operations and events managment. Read more and view news clip here.
It has taken an incredible amount of time and volunteerism to save The Ballpark at Old Orchard Beach, the former home of the Triple-A Maine Guides, from the wrecking ball. Volunteers are now scrambling to be ready to host the United States Collegiate Athletic Association’s national tournament for small colleges in 90 days. More money needs to be raised, and organizers and the city must now determine how to best manage the park and its events. Read more here.
The Ballpark at Old Orchard Beach, ME, the revived former home of the Triple-A Maine Guides, will host the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association’s national baseball tournament for small colleges. As has been reported, The Ballpark has gone through a sort of renaissance since volunteers stepped up to the plate to save the sadly neglected and deteriorating facility. Read more here.
Over the weekend, Woofstock kicked off the reopening of The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach, ME. Organizers and volunteers who helped save the facility from the wrecking ball hope that Woofstock is just one of a number of events the old facility will host in the future. View video here.
Severely neglected after the Triple-A Maine Guides ditched The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach, ME for Pennsylvania, the ballfield has undergone a renaissance of sorts at the hands of local volunteers, who were able to stifle efforts to level the ballpark in favor of new development. The facility will host its first event on Oct. 25 called Woofstock, a canine-oriented celebration. Read more here.