There is not much new here for those who follow the baseball industry closely, but writer Andrew Beaton via The Wall Street Journal takes a look at the business of independent professional baseball. Read more here.
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There are concerns in Edmonton (AB) that Telus Field, the current home of the Edmonton Prospects (Summer Collegiate, Western Major Baseball League), could be leveled as the city is sending mixed messages about its future. Meanwhile, American Association commissioner Miles Wolff appears to have a long-term vision for the indy pro circuit that could have a Canadian division led by Edmonton replacing the Texas teams. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Ottawa Champions Baseball Club will play their home opener of their inaugural season on May 22 against the Sussex County Miners in newly designated “Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Park”. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Can-Am League commissioner Miles Wolff announced on Wednesday that the league has added members in Sussex County, N.J., and Ottawa, Ontario, for the 2015 season. Continue reading
Can-Am League (and American Association) Commissioner Miles Wolff recently talked with TSN 1200 radio about the start-up Ottawa Champions and the three-person ownership group that includes Wolff, David Gourley and Al Ramos. Through the interview and in a LaPress.ca article, we learn that a suitor with “deep pockets’ and a secured ballpark is seeking an Continue reading
There is no owner and just one employee, but indy pro Can-Am League commissioner Miles Wolff is optimistic that there will be a baseball team in Ottawa Stadium next year. Read more here.
With a focus on the ballpark built for the indy pro Rockland Boulders (Can-Am League) in 2010-2011 and the minor league baseball stadium building boom from 1993-2003, Bloomberg takes a look at a select number of ballpark projects and the promises made to taxpayers to get them built. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Canadian-American Association of Professional Baseball is expecting to expand for the 2014 season and beyond. League commissioner Miles Wolff has been actively talking to municipalities throughout the Northeastern U.S. and Eastern Canada, and the league will be ready to announce new members by September. Potential markets include Atlantic City, N.J.; Worcester, Mass.; Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – American Association and Can-Am League commissioner Miles Wolff will be inducted into the province of Quebec’s Baseball Hall of Fame during the Baseball Quebec annual meetings in Quebec City on Saturday, November 3. Continue reading
Miles Wolff, commissoner of the indy pro Can-Am League, is raising concerns that city officials have not returned his phone calls about the future of baseball in Worcester, after the owner of the Worcester Tornadoes was stripped of his franchise rights amid financial troubles. Word has it that the city might be considering a decision not to host baseball in 2013. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
A press conference was held this week to announce the return of professional baseball to Stade Fernand-Bédard (formerly known as Stade Municipal) in Trois-Rivières (QC). The Trois-Rivières Eagles will become a reality, when the indy pro Can-Am League approves the franchise on October 2. Continue reading
A press conference has reportedly been scheduled for Friday, Sept. 7, to announce that the indy pro Can-Am League is expanding to Trois Rivieres (QC). The “Eagles” will apparently begin play at Stade Fernand-Bédard (formerly known as Stade Municipal) next season. Read more here and here. Use the free translation tool here, if you (like us) don’t know French. Thanks to John Cerone for the story links.
Miles Wolff, commissioner of the indy pro American Association, was in Fargo (ND) Saturday to see how things are going this season for the league’s Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks at Newman Outdoor Field. Wolff, who hadn’t been back to the 17-year-old stadium in around a decade, came away impressed at how well the stadium has held up. (We totally agree, as we visited in 2002 and 2011.) Continue reading
Can-Am League Commissioner Miles Wolff would like to see the Pittsfield (MA) Colonials stay in Pittsfield and expressed a desire to help owner Buddy Lewis any way possible to make it happen. On another note, Trois Rivieres (QC) could be finalized for 2012 as early as next month. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
The Journal de Quebec recently talked with Can-Am League Commissioner Miles Wolff about the uncertainty surrounding the proposed new team in Ramapo, the endangered status of the Sussex Skyhawks, and the mess out West with the burgeoning North American League. Read more here. Use the free translation tool here, if you don’t know French.
Can-Am League Commissioner Miles Wolff has stated that there is a good chance that the league would expand from six to eight teams in time for the 2011 season. Prospective owners are expected to make presentations during the league’s meetings on Oct. 4-5. Ramapo and Ottawa are the most obvious markets on deck. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the article.