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Construction Mistake at Schooners’ Ballpark

Doh!   The new dugout on the third baseline at renovated Fitch High School baseball, home of the summer collegiate Mystic Schooners (New England Collegiate Baseball League), has to be moved back.  The dugout was mistakenly placed in a location that blocks the view of left field from the press box.  Read more here.

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Schooners Wrapping Up Inaugural Season

The summer collegiate Mystic Schooners (New England Collegiate Baseball League) will wrap up their inaugural home schedule on Friday against the Holyoke Blue Sox.  Despite the lowest attendance in the league at 250 fans per game, owner Kevin Kelleher has labeled the season a success.  Kelleher spent $500,000 renovating the baseball complex at Fitch High School for his new team.  Read more here.

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Establishing the Mystic Schooners

We always find fascinating inside, behind-the-scenes stories about the ups and downs of bringing a new baseball franchise to life.  The New England Collegiate Baseball League’s first-year Mystic (CT) Schooners have their own story to tell.  Read more here.

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Lights Out for Schooners’ Inaugural Home Opener

The home opener for the first-year Mystic (CT) Schooners from the New England Collegiate Baseball League was set for June 12, but problems with getting the new lights up at Fitch High School baseball field will force the team to play elsewhere for the first three scheduled home dates.  Read more here.

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Schooners Launch Website

PRESS RELEASE – Kevin Kelleher, President and General Manager of the Mystic Schooners, has announced that the website for the Schooners is now up and running and may be accessed at www.mysticbaseball.org. Continue reading

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FAA Screws with Plans for Mystic Schooners

The Federal Aviaition Administration has sent a letter to local officials indicating that the new lights proposed for Fitch High School baseball field might interfere with the airport approach at nearby Groton-New London (CT) Airport.  The renovated ballpark is expected to be the new home for the New England Collegiate Baseball League’s Mystic Schooners.  The FAA will continue to study the issue Continue reading

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O’Keefe Named GM for ‘Mystic Schooners’

According to www.mysticbaseball.org, the name for the new New England Collegiate Baseball League team in Groton/Mystic (CT) will be known as the “Mystic Schooners.”  The team’s ownership has named former Waterford High School baseball coach Jack O’Keefe as the Schooners’ general manager.  Read more here.  As you recall, the NECBL’s Bristol (CT) team relocated to the Groton/Mystic area after Continue reading

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