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NECBL Welcomes Sharks

PRESS RELEASE – The New England Collegiate Baseball League is headed to one of the region’s most iconic summer communities, as the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks will join the New England League as an expansion organization for the 2019 season. Continue reading

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M.V. Sharks in Legal Battle Over Plans to Depart Futures League for NECBL

The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks (Summer Collegiate) Futures Collegiate Baseball League) are mired in a court dispute with the Futures Collegiate Baseball League over the club’s plans to switch to the New England Collegiate Baseball League next summer.  Read more here.

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Actor Bill Murray Stirs Up Fun with Martha’s Vineyard Sharks

Martha's Vineyard Sharks Alternative LogoActor and island vacationer Bill Murray stopped by a Martha’s Vineyard Sharks game in Oak Bluffs over the weekend to provide some support and fun.  Murray, one of the original Sharks owners when they were established in 2011 and now a minority owner, threw out the first pitch on Sunday night.  Read more and view photos here.

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Home of Martha’s Vineyard Sharks Getting Makeover

Martha's Vineyard Sharks Alternative LogoThe home for the summer collegiate Martha’s Vineyard Sharks (Futures Collegiate Baseball League) is getting a few upgrades before the season begins in June, including installation of lights and stadium-style seating from Camden Yards, home of the Baltimore Orioles.  Read more here.

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Railcats, Boomers Owner Becomes Partner in Martha’s Vineyard Franchise

PRESS RELEASE – Salvi Sports Enterprises, LCC announced today that Patrick Salvi has become a partner in one of the premier summer collegiate baseball franchises, the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks.  Located in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, Salvi joins other franchise owners, including well known Hollywood actor Bill Murray, Sharks President Hannah Schley, and Van Schley, one of the founding members of modern Continue reading

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The Sharks and the Martha’s Vineyard Baseball Experience

Nashua Telegraph staff writer Tom King takes a look at the start-up Futures Collegiate Baseball League’s Martha’s Vineyard Sharks and the Cape Cod League-like game experience for players and fans.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Inaugural Sharks Put Finishing Touches on Ballpark Before Friday’s Opener

The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks from the start-up Futures Collegiate Baseball League are putting the finishing touches on $200,000 in improvements to Vineyard Baseball Park (including three new shingled concession stands that should weather nicely, New England style, and a new Kids’ Zone) in preperation for the team’s home opener on the island off the coast of Massachusetts on Friday.  With Continue reading

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