The inaugural season for the Single-A Connecticut Tigers in Norwich (CT) was not a good one from an attendance standpoint. The team averaged 1,485 per game over 36 home dates, which amounted to half of the 100,000 fans the club hoped to draw in its first season at Dodd Stadium after relocating from Oneonta (NY). But with a full off season to market the team, the Tigers are hoping for big improvement in season Continue reading
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The Connecticut Tigers played one on the road against the Tri-City ValleyCats in Cooperstown just 22 miles from their old home in Oneonta, but apparently not too many old faithful made the trip. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
After six years in Saratoga, the NYCBL’s Saratoga Phillies announced that they are moving to Oneonta to replace the departed NY-Penn League’s Oneonta Tigers. The move is “bittersweet,” according to Keith Rogers, co-owner of the Phillies. Continue reading