PRESS RELEASE – Green Bay Bullfrogs founder, Jeff Royle, passed away at the age of 48 Tuesday, January 17th. Royle was responsible for bringing Northwoods League baseball to Green Bay and was majority owner of the Bullfrogs from it’s inception in 2007 through December 2013. Under his leadership the Bullfrogs reached the playoffs in 2007 and 2009. Continue reading
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PRESS RELEASE – Where else in the state of Minnesota can you watch a ball game, hang out barefoot and challenge your friends to a spirited game of bean bags? The answer — Now at the EcoWater Beach in Willmar! Continue reading
The possibility of a summer collegiate baseball team in Greenville (NC) will be one of the topics discussed during the City Council’s annual planning retreat on Jan. 27. Justin Sellers with the Coastal Plain League recently discussed the possibility of adding a Greenville team to the circuit. According to Sellers:
“We will be adding an additional five teams by 2018.”
PRESS RELEASE – Great West League owners have voted to utilize a unique format for the league’s 2017 All-Star Game. Rather than select two All-Star Teams to meet in the game, the owners have decided to have one All-Star Team and the team will play the host Chico Heat. Continue reading
Rick DeStefane, co-owner of the Hannibal Cavemen (Summer Collegiate, Prospect League), hopes a meeting on Tuesday can be the first step toward bringing summer collegiate baseball back to the city in 2018. The city of Hannibal filed a lawsuit last Monday alleging that Clemons Field Management LLC is in breach of its lease agreement. Read more here.
In October, the Gastonia (NC) City Council voted 7-0 to approve an initial $4 million to ignite FUSE (Franklin Urban Sports and Entertainment) — a multi-use redevelopment downtown anchored by an estimated $15 million ballpark for the Gastonia Grizzlies (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League) — to purchase and begin demolition on four properties. Architectural work will come next, with construction potentially beginning later this year. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The rain came in the morning to Colusa Casino Stadium but it would not damper the team’s spirit to pull off its first press conference. Under rows and rows of protective tents the Yuba City Bears are back in baseball as the newest expansion franchise in the Great West League. Continue reading