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Larks Make Strong Inaugural Home Debut

The Bismarck Larks (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) made their home debut in front of 1,690 fans at Bismarck Municipal Ballpark.  Over the four-game inaugural home stand that wrapped up Friday night, the Larks averaged 1,481 fans per game.  View photos here.

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Dock Spiders Debut in Front of 1,460

The first-year Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) defeated the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters 4-1 in their home debut Thursday night at Herr Baker Field in front of 1,460 fansRead more here.

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Inaugural Home Opener for Lefties

The start-up Port Angeles Lefties (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) fell 11-2 to its crosswater rival the Victoria HarbourCats on the team inaugural home opener at Civic Stadium on Thursday night in front of a crowd estimated between 1,500 to 2,000 people.  Read more here.  Watch video here.

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UPDATE: Latest News on Possible NWL Team Coming to Abandoned Hudson Dog Track

The long-vacant Hudson (WI) dog track could soon be renovated into a baseball field surrounded by an office complex, housing developments and a new beer hall.  Read more and view renderings/documents here.  Thanks to Jim Weidner for the heads up.

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Northwoods League Introduces Custom Craft Beer

PRESS RELEASE – Opening Day in the Northwoods League will feature the introduction of a new craft beer to baseball fans and beer drinkers in the Midwest. Five Tool ale, an American cream ale, is the Custom Beer of the Northwoods League and was developed specifically for the League through an agreement between K181 Enterprises, Inc., a Rochester, Minn. company, and Rustic Road Brewing Co. out of Kenosha, Wis. Continue reading

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Fun First Drives Bananas’ Success, More Promotions and Entertainment Planned for Year Two

Jesse Cole likes to do things his way, but a trio of legendary promoters overlooking his desk inside Grayson Stadium might have had issue with the perceived originality.  His vision has been extracted from Walt Disney, Bill Veeck and P.T. Barnum, whose posters line his office wall.  Read more here.

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Summer Collegiate HarbourCats Sign First-Ever Female Player

PRESS RELEASE – It is a landmark day for the Victoria HarbourCats, as the West Coast League club is proud to announce the signing of left-handed pitcher Claire Eccles, who is set to become the first female player in WCL history. Continue reading

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