There is really nothing new to report here, but Casper (WY) is still eying a return of professional baseball after the Rookie-level Casper Ghosts (Pioneer League) departed for Grand Junction (CO) after the 2011 season. At this juncture, the only potential team out there might be the Rookie-level Helena Brewers (Pioneer League), which play in a smaller market at 60-plus-year-old Continue reading
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A press conference was held in Casper (WY) Thursday to announce a new team to replace the Rookie-level Casper Ghosts (Pioneer League), which relocated to Grand Junction (CO). The summer collegiate “Casper Cutthroats” (Mountain Collegiate Baseball League) will begin play in June at Mike Lansing Field. Aaron McCreight, who runs the Casper Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Continue reading
The Casper (WY) City Council approved on Tuesday a $20,000 expenditure for equipment that would help bring a summer collegiate Mountain Collegiate Baseball League team to Mike Lansing Field this summer, while the city works to lure another Pioneer League franchise to town. Read more here.
Now that the Rookie-level Casper Ghosts (Pioneer League) have relocated to western Colorado to become the Grand Junction Rockies, Casper city officials are wasting no time trying to fill the void at Mike Lansing Field. The Mountain Collegiate Baseball League may play there this summer, while the city talks with an existing Pioneer League team owner. We are Continue reading
The mayor of Casper (WY) wants Dick and Charlie Monfort, owners of the Rookie-level Casper Ghosts (Pioneer League) and MLB’s Colorado Rockies, to dispel or confirm growing rumors that the team is relocating to Grand Junction (CO) and Suplizio Field, home of the JUCO World Series. Rumors have been swirling for some time that the team would eventually be moved Continue reading