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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Skylands Stadium (Augusta, NJ)

Amanda Lippert from BaseballStadiumReviews.com recently visited Skylands Stadium (formerly Skylands Park), the new home of the first-year Sussex County Miners (Indy Pro, Can-Am League).  View photos here.

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Pro Ball Returns to Sussex Stadium

Sussex County MinersThe Sussex County Miners (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) opened their inaugural home stand on Monday night in front of a crowd of 3,819 at Skylands Stadium.  This is the first time the ballpark has hosted professional baseball since the Sussex Skyhawks (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) folded in 2011.  Read more here.  View photo here.

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Miners Hold Exhibition Game Before Inaugural Home Opener on Memorial Day

Sussex County MinersSaturday’s game between the Sussex County Miners and the New Jersey Jackals (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) was just an exhibition, but it was the first time since the Sussex Skyhawks (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) closed up shop in 2011 that professional baseball players took the field at Skylands Stadium.  The team’s first home game will be on Memorial Day, May 25, at 7:05 p.m.  Read more here.

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New Videoboard Up at Skylands Stadium

Sussex County MinersSkylands Stadium (formerly Skylands Park) will debut a new videoboard when the Sussex County Miners (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) take the field on May 25 for the team’s inaugural home opener.  View videoboard photo gallery here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Miners Getting New Video Board

Sussex County MinersThe old scoreboard at at Sklylands Stadium (formerly Skylands Park), home of the first-year Sussex County Miners (Indy Pro, Can-Am League), is gone.  A new video board is expected to arrive soon.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

Old scoreboard at Skylands Stadium, Sussex County Miners Facebook photo

Old scoreboard at Skylands Stadium, Sussex County Miners Facebook photo

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Semi-Pro Football Returns to Resuscitated Skylands Park/Stadium

Sussex StagsSussex County MinersThe Sussex County Miners (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) won’t be the only team taking up residence at Skylands Stadium this season.  A football team called the Sussex Stags (Semi-Pro, Empire Football League), Formerly the New Jersey Stags when they played at then-Skylands Park from 2010-11, will be back playing this summer after a four-year hiatus.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Chase Hired as GM for New Skylands Stadium Team

Can-Am League LogoAl Dorso Jr., who bought Skylands Stadium and will own a new franchise in the indy pro Can-Am League, has hired former minor league and Baseball America executive Dave Chase as his team’s general manager.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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