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Boulton Given Green Light to Search for Atlantic City Team Owner

The Atlantic City (NJ) City Council has authorized Frank Boulton, the former owner of the Atlantic City Surf (Independent Professional, Can-Am League/Atlantic League) to find an ownership group willing to bring minor league baseball back to Surf Stadium.  Read more here.

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Boulton’s Goal to Return Baseball to Atlantic City

For a decade, the Atlantic City Surf (Independent Professional, Atlantic League/Can-Am League) called Sandcastle Stadium home.  Since the team folded after the 2008 season, the site has sat vacant except for the occasional college or Babe Ruth league game.  This could soon change, as former Surf owner Frank Boulton wants to bring baseball back to the ballpark.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Boulton Makes Pitch for Surf Stadium

Atlantic City (NJ) received four proposals for the redevelopment of Bader Field this month, including one from the original owner of the Atlantic City Surf baseball team and another from the owner of the former Revel casino.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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The Sandcastle Not Looking Good

One month away from its 20th birthday, the once-beautiful Surf Stadium in Atlantic City (NJ) (aka The Sandcastle) has again fallen into a state of disrepair, according to local beat writer David Weinberg.  Read more here.

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Camden, Atlantic City Could Return to Atlantic League

Atlantic League LogoIn a lengthy phone conversation with Atlantic League CEO and founder Frank Boulton, he confirmed that that the league has had conversations about a return to “one or both” of the Atlantic City and Camden markets, but not for the 2017 season.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Atlantic City Tees Up ‘The Sandcastle’ for Future Team

Atlantic City SurfSurf Stadium, aka “The Sandcastle,” former home of the Atlantic City Surf (Independent Professional, Can-Am League/Atlantic League), is undergoing continuous renovations as Atlantic City (NJ) plans for it’s future.  City officials hope to bring a baseball team back in the coming years.  Read more and view photos here.

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Two Bidders for Atlantic City’s Bader Field

Atlantic City SurfTwo companies made bids for Bader Field on Thursday.  Legend Properties, based in Cherry Hill, and Bader Field Development LLC, located in Long Branch, were reportedly the only two to offer money for the former municipal airport adjacent to The Sandcastle, former home of the Atlantic City Surf (Independent Professional, Can-Am League/Atlantic League).  Read more and view map here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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