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Admirals Get New Owner, Two Hawaii Teams Go Dark

Vallejo Admirals A LogoThe indy pro Vallejo Admirals (Pacific Association) announced last week that Robert J. Young and NorCalSports LLC have purchased the team from the Tito Fuentes Baseball Academy.  Last season, Young owned both the Hawaii Stars and Na Koa Ikaika Maui, the 2013 champions of the Pacific Association.  Those teams are dark for the 2014 season.  Read more here.

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Second-Year Admirals Tussle with Local Babe Ruth Over Use of Wilson Park

Vallejo Admirals A LogoThe second-year indy pro Vallejo Admirals (Pacific Association) announced recently that they plan to return this season, but the club has still not renewed their lease to use Wilson Park.  Local Babe Ruth is not too hip on sharing the facility again, but the parties are reportedly talking.  Read more here.

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Fledgling Admirals Back in Business

Vallejo Admirals A LogoThe indy pro Vallejo Admirals (Pacific Association) announced two weeks ago on July 16 that a new ownership group, headed by Tito Fuentes Baseball Academy and local businessman Buck Kamphausen, took control of the troubled first-year baseball franchise.  Read more here.  The team has been racking up a few wins since then.  Read more here.

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Vallejo Admirals Suspended

Vallejo Admirals A LogoIn what has turned into a bit of a mess, the startup indy pro Pacific Association has suspended the first-year Vallejo Admirals effective Monday citing the Admirals’ fiscal woes and granted the team’s players free agency.  One investor is seeking a probe of the team’s finances.  Read more here.  As you recall, the league issued a press release on July 5 announcing the East Bay Lumberjacks had been Continue reading

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Vallejo Admirals Make Debut

Vallejo Admirals A LogoThe indy pro Vallejo Admirals  (Pacific Association) kicked off their inaugural season at Wilson Park Saturday in front of a crowd of about 750.  Read more here.

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Lease Approved for New Vallejo Team

Vallejo Admirals LogoThe Greater Vallejo (CA) Recreation District (GVRD) board voted 5-0 Tuesday night to allow the indy pro Vallejo Admirals (Pacific Association) to play at Wilson Park, beginning this season.  The team will give the ballpark a facelift and pay $5,000 to use it.  The GVRD will pick up the tab for utilities and garbage removal.  Read more here. View Wilson Park images here and here.

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New Pacific Association Adds Vallejo, Logo Revealed

Pacific Association LogoVallejo Admirals LogoThe burgeoning Pacific Association, formerly known as the North Division of the defunct indy pro North American League, has added the Vallejo Admirals to replace the traveling Sonoma County Grapes.  The team will be owned by Redwood Sports and Entertainment, which also owns the Grapes and San Rafael Pacifics.  The Admirals will play Continue reading

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