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The name and branding for the new indy pro Pecos League team in Santa Fe (NM) has been changed for a third time. The team will now be known as the Santa Fe Fuego (Fire). The team has previously been known as the Zozobras and Mountain Lions. Sangres was also used for a short time, but we never saw any branding for it. Read more here. View uniform designs here. Read cluster explanation here.
The Public Works Committee in Santa Fe (NM) has given the thumbs down to beer sales at Fort Marcy Park. No matter your feelings about the viability of the second-year indy pro Pecos League, which is targeting Santa Fe for expansion in 2012, the rejection of beer sales was a result of overblown, knee-jerk reactions. Read more here and here. Thanks to John Cerone for the news.
The Pecos League is eyeballing Santa Fe (NM) as a 2012 expansion city. The only problem is that city officials won’t return phone calls left by league commissioner Andrew Dunn. The league would like to play at Fort Marcy Park. Potential team names are the Steamers, Federals, Capitals, Indians, Express, Bombers, and Sylists. Read more here. UPDATE: Click here.
Pecos League commissioner Andrew Dunn isn’t happy with his decision to play a series of games in Carlsbad (NM), as evidenced by a few majorly blunt quotes in the local paper. The hope was that a strong turnout could put the community on the map for 2012 expansion, but poor attendance (a mere 23 for Game 1 on Sunday) puts that idea in serious jeopardy. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Pecos League of Professional Baseball Clubs will finally play in Clovis, New Mexico. On Thursday, July 28th, the Pecos League will hold a game between Alpine Cowboys and Carlsbad Bats at Mike Harris Field, the city owned park in Clovis. Continue reading
Despite opposition voiced by three passionate citizens on Tuesday night, the Alamagordo City Commission unanimously approved beer sales at Griggs Sports Complex, where the start-up Pecos League’s White Sands Pupfish will begin play in May. Read more here. On an interesting side note, the Roswell (NM) Invaders and Las Cruces (NM) Vaqueros from the Pecos will each play an exhibition Continue reading
The start-up Southwestern States League might have a little more trouble on its hands, as the newspaper in its largest market by far is raising legitimate questions about the league’s future. Yes, we’re mentioned. Read more here.