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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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Mountaineers to Host 2019 NECBL All-Star Game

PRESS RELEASE – The Vermont Mountaineers will play host to the 2019 New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) All-Star Game on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Montpelier Recreation Field in Montpelier, Vermont, as announced by NECBL Commissioner Sean McGrath.

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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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Pilgrims Cease Operations

After six summers, the Plymouth Pilgrims (Summer Collegiate, New England Collegiate Baseball League) have ceased operations.  The Pilgrims reportedly averaged 366 fans per game in 2018.  Team President Peter Plant estimated he has $15,000 worth of signage, uniforms, bats, balls and other baseball equipment he’d like to pass along to a new ownership group or another worthy organization.  Read more here.

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Blue Sox to Host 2018 NECBL All-Star Game

PRESS RELEASE – The Valley Blue Sox officially announced that they will play host to the 2018 NECBL All Star Game this summer on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at Mackenzie Stadium in Holyoke.

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NECBL Partnering with Stretch Internet to Live-Stream Games

The New England Collegiate Baseball League is pleased to announce that it has signed a multi-year partnership with Stretch Internet for the latter to serve as the official broadcasting home of the league beginning with the 2018 season, as announced today. Continue reading

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SteepleCats Unveil New Look

The North Adams SteepleCats (Summer Collegiage, New England Collegiate Baseball League) are relaunching with a new look, a new attitude and new leadership. The franchise has switched out its friendly fuzzy black and yellow cat for a leaner, meaner blue panther.  Read more here.  Find new fan gear here.

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