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Jammers Secure Ballpark Lease, Will Return to Action in 2020

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.

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PGCBL’s Jammers Go Dark for 2019 Season, Team to be Donated

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.

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Damaschke Field Grandstand to be Replaced

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.

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City Receives Grant, Improvements Coming to Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds Ballpark

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.

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NYCBL VP Talks About League’s Future

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.

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Pioneers to Host 2018 PGCBL All-Star Game

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.

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Former MiLB Execs Chosen to Lead PGCBL

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.

Robert Julian (left) and Joe Milazzo (right)

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