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Great West League Begins Inaugural Season

Great West League Secondary LogoThe summer collegiate Great West League kicked off its inaugural 2016 season on Friday.  The Marysville Gold Sox opened at home against the Chico Heat in front of 1,384 fans.  Read more here.  The Medford Rogues hosted the Portland Pickles in front of a crowd of 1,142.  Read more here.  The Lodi Crushers hosted the Sacramento Stealth  in front of a approximately 150 fans.  Read more here.

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Newspaper Blasts Gold Sox Over Ballpark Dispute

Marysville Gold Sox LogoIn an editorial, the Appeal-Democrat blasts away at the Marysville Gold Sox (Independent, Summer Collegiate) because the team is pushing back against the city’s request for an increase in its annual payment to use Colusa Casino Stadium.  We think the newspaper is out of its mind claiming the city is “subsidizing a private business,” when the team is already paying a whopping $40,000 a year to use a horribly out-of-date, erector-set ballpark.  It sounds like it’s city is looking for a subsidy.  Read more here.

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Chair Collapses, Gold Sox Fan Sues

Marysville Gold Sox Logo72-year-old Sylvia Lethridge, a longtime fan of the Marysville Gold Sox (Summer Collegiate, Horizon Summer Series), is suing the team and city of Marysville (CA) after a seat at the ballpark collapsed, injuring her shoulder.  She filed a damage claim with the city last year, but it was rejected.  Read more here.

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Gold Sox Announce New Ballpark Naming Rights Partner

Marysville Gold Sox LogoThe independent summer collegiate Marysville Gold Sox (Horizon Air Summer Series) announced this past week that the team will play the 2015 season at Colusa Casino Stadium after Colusa Casino Resort purchased the naming rights to the ballpark.  Read more here.

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Marysville Gold Sox: Unique Model, Continued Success

Marysville Gold Sox LogoTom Lininger purchased the summer collegiate Marysville Gold Sox (formerly Yuba-Sutter Gold Sox) from Bob Bavasi back in 2007, and the franchise hasn’t skipped a beat.  Except for a single two-game road trip, the Gold Sox continue to play a very unique 46-game home-only schedule as part of its Horizon Air Summer Series at Appeal-Democrat ParkRead more here.

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Gold Sox Set to Begin 10th Season, Unveil Logo

The summer collegiate Marysville (CA) Gold Sox will open their 10th anniversary season when the team takes the field at Appeal-Democrat Park on May 24.  The Gold Sox operation is a unique one, as the team plays a 47-game, home-only schedule as the host of the Horizon Air Summer SeriesRead more about the team’s history here.

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New Amarillo Team to Pull Plug on ‘Gold Sox’ Name?

The new American Association team in Amarillo may be forced to ditch the “Gold Sox” name, after discussions with the summer collegiate Marysville (CA) Gold Sox, which leases the trademarked name from the City of Marysville.  We raised this issue several days ago.  The silver (gold) lining here is that the issue is being dealt with now before the new team spent thousands on a branding package, website, and merchandise.  Read more here.

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