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Bristol Blues Move from Futures League to NECBL

The New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) announced on Thursday morning that it would be adding a franchise for the second straight year.  The Bristol Blues will apparently replace the New Bedford Bay Sox to keep the league’s lineup at 13 teams.  The Bay Sox logo no longer appears in the header of the NECBL’s website.  Read more hereRead press release here.

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Gulls to Host 2020 NECBL All-Star Game, Celebrate 20 Seasons in Newport

The Newport Gulls will host the 2020 New England Collegiate Baseball All-Star Game in July. It will mark the fourth time is franchise history Cardines Field has hosted the league’s showcase game. Read more here. The team will also be celebrating 20 season in the City by the Sea. Watch video below:

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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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