The Hillsboro Hops (Single-A, Northwest League) are celebrating “Portland Mavericks Night” Thursday. Mavericks players will be recognized in a pre-game ceremony. Hops players will wear custom-made throwback Mavericks uniforms which will be auctioned during the game. Learn more about the “The Battered Bastards of Baseball” here. Watch documentary on Netflix here.
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If you haven’t already done so, we recommend you check out the Netflix original documentary, The Battered Bastards of Baseball, about the short-lived (1973-1977) independent Single-A Portland Mavericks (Northwest League) launched by former minor-league player and television actor Bing Russell, father of movie star Kurt Russell. We finally got around to watching it, and it’s definitely worth checking out. Read more here. Read reviews on Rotten Tomatoes here. Go to the film on Netflix here.