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No Northwoods League Baseball in Mitchell (SD) in 2019, But…

For now, the Northwoods League (Summer Collegiate) isn’t coming to Mitchell in 2019.  Per a contract agreed to in May 2017, the league pays Mitchell $1,000 annually for each year it does not play in the city.  Once the circuit decides to exercise its option to play, the lease goes up to $10,000 per year to play at Drake Field at the Cadwell Sports Complex.  Read more here.

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Groundbreaking Today for Green Bay Ballpark

A ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Capital Credit Union Park to be build in the Village of Ashwaubenon (WI) in Green Bay for the soon-t0-be-renamed Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) will be held today at 11 am.  View list of seven possible new team names here.

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CornBelters Again Contemplate Future as a Pro Team

Like this time last year, the Normal CornBelters (Independent Professional, Frontier League) are pondering an off-season move from the Frontier League to a summer collegiate circuit — possibly the Northwoods League or Prospect League.  Read more here.

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Closing In on Waukesha Ballpark Deal

A season-long series of negotiations may yet result in a $12 million baseball stadium and soccer complex at Mindiola Park.  On Aug. 28, Waukesha’s (WI) finance committee voted 5-0 to recommend the common council approve the plan.  Read more here.

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Bullfrogs Announce Re-Name the Team Finalists

PRESS RELEASE – The Green Bay Bullfrogs have announced seven finalists from the initial phase of the “Name the Team Contest” to re-name the team ahead of its relocation to Capital Credit Union Park for the 2019 season. After receiving over 900 submissions from Green Bay baseball fans during the initial phase, the team is now inviting fans help to zone in on the name of their hometown team by voting on the seven current finalists. Continue reading

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Hudson Ballpark Update

The final development plans for the first phase of the Hudson Gateway redevelopment at the former St. Croix Meadows Dog Track in Hudson (WI) were approved last summer, but after a year the city needed to approve the plans again.  Plans for a new ballpark to house the coming St. Croix River Hounds (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) have not changed.  The team will begin play next season.  Read more here.

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Kingfish Announce Front Office Transition

PRESS RELEASE – The Kenosha Kingfish and Big Top Baseball have announced that Doug Gole will replace Scott Preimesberger as General Manager of the Kenosha Kingfish on September 15, 2018. Preimesberger recently accepted a management role with the parent company of the Kingfish, Big Top Baseball, in Madison to oversee the inside sales departments for both the Madison Mallards and Madison Pro Soccer.

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