The Las Vegas (NM) Train Robbers (Pecos League) are relocating to Topeka (KS) for the 2016 season. The team will play at Jerry Robertson Field in the Bettis Family Sports Complex. As a lease payment, the one-year deal requires the “Topeka Train Robbers” to pay $365 per game plus $1 per person from gate admissions. Read more here.
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There is not much new here for those who follow the baseball industry closely, but writer Andrew Beaton via The Wall Street Journal takes a look at the business of independent professional baseball. Read more here.
Eric and Wendy Pastore from DigitalBallparks.com have posted their first ballpark photos of 2015. The honor goes to Griggs Sports Complex, home of the White Sands Pupfish (Pecos League). Read more and view photo gallery here.
The Pecos League has added the Garden City Wind and Las Cruces Vaqueros to the league lineup for the 2015 season. The Wind will play at Clint Lightner Field in Garden City (KS). After a two-year hiatus, the Vaqueros will return to play at Apodoca Park in Las Cruces (NM). The Taos Blizzard, Raton Osos, Douglas Diablos and Bisbee Blue are no longer part of the circuit. Continue reading
Pursuing what appears to be the Pecos League model, former Pecos League coach Mike Greene is working to launch the new Mount Rainier Professional Baseball League in the Pacific Northwest. Greene has reportedly secured a deal to play at historic Olympic Stadium in Hoquiam (WA), the former home of the defunct indy pro Grays Harbor Gulls (Western Baseball League). We’ll let Continue reading
The fourth season of the Pecos Leagues came to a close Friday, when the Santa Fe Fuego defeated the Alpine Cowboys 7-3 in Game 3 of the league championship series. Below is the unedited off-field report issued by the league for each of the 10 teams playing in 2014. Continue reading