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Kingfish Release Final Details for ‘Home Run Derby at the Harbor’

Kenosha Kingfish LogoPRESS RELEASE – The first ever event of its kind in baseball, the Home Run Derby at the Harbor, is less than two weeks away. The event on Monday, July 18th will feature top Northwoods League Sluggers batting from a pier that extends in to Lake Michigan. Continue reading

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Bismarck Baseball Releases 5 Name-the-Team Finalists, Vote Now!

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkPRESS RELEASE – In an election year, what better way is there to pick our team name than a good old fashioned VOTE! Continue reading

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Alexandria Beetles Return for One Night

Alexandria Beetles LogoMore than 1,200 fans showed up at Knute Nelson Memorial Park in Alexandria (MN) recently for Alexandria Beetles Reunion Night to honor the 15 past seasons of their former summer collegiate Northwoods League franchise.  The contest featured the Thunder Bay Border Cats and the Willmar Stingers, who donned the throwback Beetles uniforms, hats, pants and helmets, while playing as the former Alexandria franchise on the scoreboard.  Read more here.

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Name-the-Team Finalists Coming Soon in Bismarck

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkBaseball fans in Bismarck (ND) will soon get a chance to vote on the nickname for their new summer collegiate Northwoods League franchise coming to the capital city in 2017.  The time for submitting names ended on June 28, and the five finalists are expected to be revealed shortly.  Read more and watch news report here.  Go to contest here.  Go to Bismarck Baseball Facebook page here.

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A Look at the Futures League

Futures Collegiate Baseball League LogoBoston Globe correspondents Patricia Harris and David Lyon take a look at the summer collegiate Futures Collegiate
Baseball League.  Read more here.

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Mustangs Host 2nd Annual Ballpark Beer Fest

Martinsville Mustangs New Logo 2013After a sell-out debut last year, Ballpark Beer Fest will return to Hooker Field this Saturday.  The event is a partnership between the Martinsville Mustangs (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League) and Rooster Walk Inc.  Read more here.  Get more details here.

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Pickles Pack the Pickle Jar

Portland Pickles LogoThe Portland Pickles (Summer Collegiate, Great West League) recovered from early miscues and a three-run deficit for an 8-5 win over the Lodi Crushers in front of a standing-room only crowd of over 2,500 at Walker Stadium on Sunday night.  Read more here.  View photos from Friday’s game here.

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