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New Britain Bees to Play in Can-Am League?

The New Britain Bees (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) will be playing baseball in New Britain (CT) for at least one more year, though their league affiliation for 2020 is unclear.  Reports are that the team will play in the Can-Am League (Independent Professional).  Read more here and here.

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Campbell’s Field Will Reportedly Be Demolished

The beautiful 6,700-seat ballpark on the Camden Waterfront, opened in 2001 for the departed Camden Riversharks (Independent Professional, Atlantic League), will be demolished soon, according to George E. Norcross III, a power hitter in South Jersey business and politics.  Read more here.

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New Britain Stadium Could Become Most Accessible Minor League Park in Baseball

The New Britain Bees (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) baseball team has launched a major initiative to make the stadium and the game easier for disabled fans to manage.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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New Britain Bees Announce New GM

New Britain Bees Logo w BeePRESS RELEASE – The New Britain Bees have announced the hiring of veteran minor league baseball executive Gerry Berthiaume as the team’s new general manager. Berthiaume brings over 15 years of successful minor league operating experience in the New Britain market to the Bees and begins work January 23, as current GM Pat Day steps down to pursue new career opportunities. Continue reading

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Bees Open for Business

New Britain Bees Logo w BeeWith Rocky and his Rock Cats relegated to history, New Britain’s (CT) 2016 baseball season opened Thursday evening with a fresh team, the Bees, and a new mascot, Sting, in front of a reported 4,617 fans.  Read more and view photo gallery here.

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Bees Begin New Era of Baseball in New Britain Tonight

New Britain Bees Logo w BeePRESS RELEASE – In 140 Characters or Less: A #NewTradition begins: New Britain Bees face York Revolution in inaugural Opening Day tonight at New Britain Stadium! 6:35 PM first pitch! Continue reading

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Campbell’s Field Still Searching for Tenant

Camden Riversharks LogoCampbell’s Field and Camden County (NJ) are still searching for a tenant after the Camden Riversharks (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) left the city for New Britain (CT) last October after an impasse over lease negotiations.  Read more here.

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