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Worcester Baseball Selects Top 5 Names

Futures Collegiate Baseball League LogoThe owners of the new summer collegiate Futures Collegiate Baseball League franchise in Worcester (MA) have chosen the top five possible nicknames for the team, including the Bravehearts, Canal Diggers, Freight Trains, Mighty Caseys, and True Blues.  Fans can vote for their favorite starting today.  Click here to voteView our submitted “concept” here.

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More on the New Worcester Baseball Team

Futures Collegiate Baseball League LogoGoLocalWorcester.com contributor Steven Jones-D’Agostino takes a closer look at the owners of new Futures Collegiate Baseball League franchise coming to Fitton Field in 2014 and the prospects for team’s success.  The article includes reference to an upcoming radio interview with the club’s new owners and a slideshow covering the history of baseball in Central Massachusetts.  Read more and view photo here.

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Talking Futures League, Worcester and Nashua

Futures Collegiate Baseball League LogoNashua Telegraph columnist Tom King takes a look at the summer collegiate Futures Collegiate Baseball League and its move into Worcester (MA).  King believes Nashua made the right choice doing a deal with the FCBL when it launched in 2011.  Read more here.

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Team Worcester Launches Name-the-Team Contest

Futures Collegiate Baseball League LogoWasting not time after yesterday’s announcement that a new summer collegiate Futures Collegiate Baseball League team is coming to Worcester (MA), team owner John Creedon, Jr. wasted no time announcing a Name-the-Team contest.  Fans have until Oct. 25 to make their submission.  Five finalists will be chosen and voted on starting Oct. 29.  Enter contest here.

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Futures League Expanding to Worcester (UPDATED)

Futures Collegiate Baseball League LogoA press conference has been called for Monday morning to announce that the summer collegiate Futures Collegiate Baseball League has worked out a deal to bring a franchise to Hanover Insurance Park on the campus of the College of the Holy Cross in 2014.  Read more here.  (UPDATED)  View press release and photo here.

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Diamond League for Worcester?

Diamond League LogoNot surprisingly, Worcester (MA) is a primary target for the new indy pro Diamond League announced this past week.  As quoted in the Worcester Telegram, league founder Frank Boulton had this to say:

“Worcester’s chances of being part of the six teams that we announce in August are very good.”

Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Worcester Could Join Ranks of New Developmental League

Worcester SealFounder and CEO of the indy pro Atlantic League Frank Boulton said he is interested in bringing professional baseball back to Worcester (MA) as part of a new developmental league he plans to announce in mid-June.  He emphasized that the new league will not be associated with the Atlantic League.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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