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Can-Am League Approves Trois-Rivieres Franchise

PRESS RELEASE – Can-Am League commissioner Miles Wolff announced on Wednesday the addition of the Trois-Rivieres (Quebec) Aigles to the league for the 2013 season. Continue reading

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Trois Rivieres Press Conference Postponed

Based on our imperfect translation of French, a press conference originally scheduled for Friday, Sept. 7, to announce that the indy pro Can-Am League is expanding to Trois Rivieres (QC) has apparently been pushed back briefly to allow local elected officials to give final consideration to the project next week.  Read more here.  Use the free translation tool here, if you (like us) don’t know French.  Thanks to John Cerone for the story link.

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Commissioner Wants Colonials to Remain in Pittsfield, Trois Rivieres on Deck

Can-Am League Commissioner Miles Wolff would like to see the Pittsfield (MA) Colonials stay in Pittsfield and expressed a desire to help owner Buddy Lewis any way possible to make it happen.  On another note, Trois Rivieres (QC) could be finalized for 2012 as early as next month.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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70-Percent Chance of Can-Am League Ball in Trois Rivieres in 2012

After a series of three games between the expansion Rockland Boulders and Quebec Le Capitales at Stade Municipal in Trois Rivieres (QC) with mixed results at the gate due to bad weather and competition with other events in town, it appears that Richard Ross and Bertrand Lapointe are 70-percent confident that they will launch a new team in 2012.  The pair of investors are still looking Continue reading

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New Canadian League on Deck?

We spoke too soon on Sunday.  It looks like Can-Am League/American Association chief Miles Wolff is interested in developing a new Canadian baseball circuit that would include inter-league play with the Can-Am League.  Montreal would apparently be the foundation market to make this happen, if a proposed new 5,000 to 7,000-seat ballpark comes to fruition.  Wolff reportedly Continue reading

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Trois-Rivieres Still on Can-Am League Radar

A group of area businessmen are exploring the opportunity to bring a Can-Am League team to Le Stade Municipal in Trois-Rivieres (QC).  They have initiated a feasibility study that they do not expect to be completed before March 2011.  The stadium in Trois-Rivieres mirrors the home of the Can-Am League’s Quebec Capitales.  Read more here.  Use the free translation tool here, if you don’t know French.

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Colonials Renew Agreement with Can-Am League, New Markets on Deck

The Pittsfield (MA) Colonials have renewed their franchise affiliation agreement with the indy pro Can-Am League for the next three years.  This does not guarantee that the franchise remains in Pittsfield, but the ownership has expressed a commitment to the market.  In other Can-Am news, the league heard presentations from groups representing Ramapo (NY), Newark (NJ), and Trois Rivieres (QC) at the Continue reading

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