Welcome the Jamestown Tarp Skunks. The team, whose name was announced Wednesday at a ceremony, will begin play in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League (Summer Collegiate) on May 29. Read more here.
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With the stroke of a pen on Monday afternoon, the lease to use Russell E. Deithrick Jr. Park in Jamestown (NY) was transferred to Jamestown Community Baseball LLC, which will bring the Jamestown Jammers (Summer Collegiate, Perfect Game League) back to the park for at least the next six (6) years starting in 2020. Read more here.
The Jamestown Jammers will cease operation for the 2019 season as a team in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League (Summer Collegiate). Team and city officials made the announcement Wednesday at Russell Diethrick Park. ROC Ventures plans to donate the team and its assets to a local nonprofit organization. Read more here.
Damaschke Field, for decades the site of baseball games and community events, will be renovated thanks to a $1 million state grant. The grant, funded through the State and Municipal Facilities Program, will be used to demolish the park’s grandstand and rehabilitate the space to provide a safe, family-friendly recreational area. Read more here.
Some $145,000 in improvements are on deck next spring at the ballpark at the Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds in Watertwon (NY), including a new sound system and bleachers and a series of improvements in the facility’s locker rooms. The roof above the locker rooms also will be repaired. Read more here.
Olean Oilers (Summer Collegiate, New York Collegiate Baseball League) owner Brian O’Connell Jr. briefly considered moving his team to the Perfect Game League (Summer Collegiate) but opted to stay put in the NYCBL. He is now in his second year as VP of circuit and has thoughts about its future. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League is proud to announce that the Elmira Pioneers and Historic Dunn Field will host the 2018 All-Star Game presented by Hilliard Corporation and STCF on July 18th in Elmira, New York.
PRESS RELEASE – A new era in summer collegiate baseball in Upstate New York is on the horizon. After an extensive four-month-long search process, the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League (PGCBL) is thrilled to announce that Robert Julian, former President of the New York-Penn League, has been named its next President & General Counsel and that Joe Milazzo, current head baseball coach at Utica College, has been tabbed the league’s Vice President.
The City of Little Falls (NY) Common Council approved a three-year lease with the Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs (Summer Collegiate, Perfect Game League), ensuring the team can call Veteran’s Memorial Park their home through 2020. Read more here.
Beginning in June of 2018, S&V Baseball Management will bring baseball back to Watertown (NY), with the new Watertown Rapids (Summer Collegiate, Perfect Game League) playing home games at the Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds stadium. Read more here. In related news, the ballpark is on deck for $125,000 in improvements, thanks to a state grant. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Amsterdam Mohawks are pleased to announce that they will be hosting the 2017 Perfect Game Collegiate League All-Star Game on Tuesday July 18. The entire day will be dedicated to PGCBL All-Star events and is being tabbed as ‘The First Annual PGCBL Baseball Fest’. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League has proudly announced the addition of the Jamestown Jammers. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Utica Brewers are proud to announce that Giorgio Varlaro has accepted the role as Director of Media Relations for the club. He is responsible for all media relations, website, social content, and the Pointstreak system (live game stats/audio stream). Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League is proud to announce the nickname for the franchise in Victor, New York. The team will be known as the RailRiders and will compete in the West Division of the PGCBL. Continue reading
Three baseball leagues have expressed interest in bringing a team to the city that would replace the summer collegiate Watertown Rams (Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League) at Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds, including the Perfect Game, New York Collegiate Baseball League, and start-up East Coast Baseball League. Last month, the city severed ties with the Rams over several issues. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League owners met in Elmira, NY prior to the PGCBL All Star Game on July 14th and named Marty Radford as the owner of the new team that begins play in Saugerties, NY in 2015. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs of the Perfect Game Collegiate League (PGCBL) are pleased to announce that Mohawk Valley resident and Team President and General Manager Travis Heiser has purchased the team and is the new majority owner. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League announced that the Cooperstown Hawkeyes will not field a team in 2014. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Newark Pilots play all their home games at Colburn Park in Newark, N.Y. and were the host of the 2013 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game, with which they did a tremendous job. The field itself was in pristine playing condition, complemented with a large scoreboard atop the left field wall, which would eventually get Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League is proud to announce that it has set a new league wide regular season attendance record. This year, some of the best college baseball players in the country were watched by 220,042 fans. Continue reading
The New York Collegiate Baseball League took a big hit when a load of teams departed for the new Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League launched in 2010, and it appears the trouble is not over. The owner of the Perfect Game’s Newark (NY) franchise is gunning to lease McDonough Park, home of the NYCBL’s Geneva Red Wings. He is offering to put $150,000 into the park and forgo the $8,000 to Continue reading
In cooperation with Cooperstown Brewing Company and Butternuts Beer and Ale, the summer collegiate Cooperstown Hawkeyes (Perfect Game League) will offer their own brand of beer at Doubleday Field this summer. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League is proud to announce that the league’s 2012 All Star Game, presented by CSEA will be played July 24 at Shuttleworth Park in Amsterdam. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – “We have so many great venues for our players and fans. Six of our ballparks are former minor league stadiums, two have received more than $250,000 in renovations and we play at Doubleday Field at the National Baseball Hall of Fame,” commented PGCBL President Jeff Kunion. “I believe we are the only summer collegiate league in the northeast that can make the claim that all of our Continue reading
The summer collegiate Watertown Wizards (Perfect Game League) should now have clarity on the sale of beer at Alex T. Duffy Fairgrwound, now that the city council has finalzied a new alohol policy for the ballpark. As you might recall, the former owner of the Wizards was in a tiff with the city over beer sales, before finally deciding to sell off the team. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The teams in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League develop young talent on the diamond and in the office. In the last couple of years PGCBL trained interns have accepted sports management and marketing positions throughout the US. Here are some of our success stories. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League announced this afternoon that Jeffrey Kunion has been appointed league President effective January 1, 2012. Continue reading
It looks like the new owners of the summer collegiate Watertown Wizards (Perfect Game League) will have at least a one-year lease approved to use Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds with the opportunity to sell beer. The city council informally agreed to the deal 0n Monday night, as the city works to finalize a new alcohol policy at the facility. Continue reading
As scheduled, the new ownership group for the summer collegiate Watertown (NY) Wizards (Perfect Game League) was announced yesterday. Todd Kirkey, Kristine Czajkowski and Joe Vaadi make up the trio who purchased the franchise from Paul Simmons. Kirkey is the general manager of the Wizards, Czajkowski is the host family coordinator, Vaadi is a friend of Kirkey’s and Continue reading
A press conference has been scheduled for 3:30 p.m. today to announce the new local owner and “major change” for the summer collegiate Watertown (NY) Wizards (Perfect Game League). Current owner Paul A. Simmons decided to sell the team after growing tired of his challenging relationship with the city. Read more here.
The Watertown (NY) City Council paid a consultant last night to advise them on complying with state liquor laws at Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds, home of the summer collegiate Watertown Wizards (Perfect Game League). Continue reading
There is really not much new here, but the summer collegiate Watertown (NY) Wizards (Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League) are indeed for sale, because of owner Paul Simmons’ frustrations in dealing with the city over leasing the Alex T Duffy Fairgrounds. Four parties are exploring buying the team. Read more and listen to radio interviews with Simmons and Watertown Mayor Jeff Graham here.
City officials in Watertown (NY) are decrying blame for the pending sale of the summer collegiate Watertown Wizards (Perfect Game League). Owner Paul Simmons announced this week that he was sick of battling with the city over the use of Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds, and put the team up for sale. At least one potential suitor would move the team. Read more here.
The summer collegiate Watertown (NY) Wizards (Perfect Game League) are now for sale. Owner Paul Simmons has grown tired of battling with the city over the use of Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds. He currently has two suitors, including one who definitely wants to move the team. The Wizards were ranked #26 in our summer collegiate per game average attendance rankings last season. Read more here.