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Goldklang Group Unveils ‘Take Me Out With the Crowd’ Campaign

Goldklang Group LogoThe Goldklang Group has announced its “Take Me Out With the Crowd” fan outreach and engagement campaign in the footsteps and spirit of “Fun Is Good” and “Be Your Own Fan” previously introduced to fans over past seasons.  Read more here.

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Yager Named President of Pittsfield Suns

Pittsfield Suns LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Pittsfield Suns and the Goldklang Group are pleased to announce the addition of veteran baseball executive Eben Yager, who will serve as President of the ballclub. Continue reading

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Suns, Pittsfield Extend Wahconah Park Lease

Pittsfield Suns LogoPRESS RELEASE – When the Suns arrived in Pittsfield prior to the 2012 season, they promised change and tenure. They accomplished the former right away, and are now pleased to announce a new agreement that will ensure the latter. Continue reading

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Suns’ GM Named FCBL Executive of the Year

Pittsfield Suns LogoPRESS RELEASE – Pittsfield Suns General Manager Kevin McGuire has been named the Futures Collegiate Baseball League’s 2013 Executive of the Year. The announcement was made by FCBL commissioner, Chris Hall, as part of the league’s annual post- season awards. The FCBL awards are voted on by personnel from each of the leagues nine member clubs. Continue reading

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Pittsfield Suns, Wahconah Park Hosting 2013 FCBL All-Star Game Thursday

Pittsfield Suns LogoPRESS RELEASE – On July 25th the Pittsfield Suns will be hosting the FCBL All-Star game presented by the Haddad Auto Dealerships. The All-Stars will be split into the Massachusetts All-Stars and the New England All-Stars. Continue reading

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Suns Name McGuire GM

PRESS RELEASE – The Goldklang Group is pleased to announce that Kevin McGuire has been promoted to General Manager of the Pittsfield Suns. McGuire ascends to the role after spending the 2012 season as the Suns Assistant General Manager, where he handled most of the club’s daily operations. Continue reading

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Keefe to Step Down as Suns’ GM

PRESS RELEASE – After a successful first season at the helm, Jamie Keefe has decided to pursue other challenges in the sport. Keefe informed team officials late last week that he would be stepping away from the team at the end of the month. Keefe guided the Suns to a record of 27-25 in their inaugural season in Pittsfield. Keefe will continue his recent venture into the collegiate sports arena Continue reading

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Pittsfield Suns Exceed Expectations, Will Return in 2013

City and team officials agree the future looks bright for the summer collegiate Pittsfield Suns (Futures Collegiate Baseball League).  The team exceeded expectations “across the board,” according to Jeff Goldklang, managing director of the Goldklang Group, which owns the team.  Suns GM/coach Jamie Keefe, who also worked for the defunct indy pro Pittsfield Colonials (Can-Am League), says the ownership Continue reading

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The Past and Future of Baseball in Pittsfield

Boston Globe correspondent Adam Sege takes a look at the history of Wahconah Park and the future of baseball in Pittsfield with the expansion summer collegiate Pittsfield Suns (Futures Collegiate Baseball League).  According to Jeff Goldklang from the Goldklang Group, “Pittsfield is a phenomenal baseball market that has been underserved.”  Read more here.

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Expansion Suns Strong in Home Opener, Look to Keep Momentum Rolling Tonight at Wahconah

The summer collegiate Pittsfield Suns (Futures Collegiate Baseball League) had a successful inaugural home opener on Thursday night in front of 2,261 fans at vintage Wahconah Park.  Read more and watch video here.  The Suns play their second home game tonight.

 

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Pittsfield Suns Prepare to Go Where No Other Teams Have Gone Before

Can the Goldklang Group succeed at Wahconah Park in Pittsfield with the expansion summer collegiate Pittsfield Suns (Futures Collegiate Baseball League) where others have failed?  Tony Dobrowolski from the Berkshire Eagle takes a look at the Suns’ ownership and the challenging task ahead of them.  Read more here.

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New Logo, Website for Pittsfield Suns

The expansion summer collegiate Pittsfield Suns (Futures Collegiate Baseball League) have a new logo and website at www.pittsfieldsuns.com.  The team begins play at historic Wahconah Park on June 7 against the Nashua Silver Knights.

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It’s the Pittsfield Suns

PRESS RELEASE – Historic Wahconah Park’s newest tenant will be named the Pittsfield Suns, as the Goldklang Group has added the collegiate baseball team to their roster of distinguished ball clubs. Located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the Suns will join the Futures League, a premiere collegiate league that provides student-athletes the opportunity to compete and play with elite players Continue reading

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