The Cal Ripken, Sr. Collegiate Baseball League announced its roster today for the 2009 Mid-Atlantic Classic on Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Md. The Mid-Atlantic Classic will feature All-Stars from the Cal Ripken, Sr. League taking on their counterparts from the Valley Baseball League in a rare inter-league summer college baseball match-up. Continue reading →
DURHAM, N.C.-Louisiana State and Texas lead all schools by placing five players apiece on Baseball America’s top prospects lists for 19 different summer college leagues and Team USA. It’s the second straight year Texas has placed five players on BA’s summer lists. Continue reading →
BATON ROUGE — Youse’s Maryland Orioles defeated the College Park Bombers, 11-1, Friday night to win the 2008 Cal Ripken Sr. Collegiate Baseball League Championship in Bethesda, Md.
LSU sophomore outfielder Leon Landry was named the Most Valuable Player of the League Championship Series as he led to Orioles to the title. Including his two-RBI triple which proved to be the difference-maker in the championship game, Landry went 7-for-13 (.538) with a double, a triple, seven RBI and four runs scored in the three-game series.
The 2008 Cal Ripken, Sr. League Championship Series got underway with a bang on Tuesday. Mike Lang’s (Rutgers) walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth carried the #6 Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts over the #7 Rockville Express, 9-8, and into the evening’s game against the #3 College Park Bombers (in progress). Meanwhile, the #8 Maryland Redbirds went into enemy territory and defeated the host #5 Alexandria Aces, 11-4. The Redbirds then capped off their day of upsets by knocking off the #4 Herndon Braves, 7-3.
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Alexandria, VA – Saturday, December 8, 2007 – The Alexandria Aces Collegiate Summer Baseball Club, the eighth and newest franchise of the Cal Ripken, Sr. Collegiate Baseball League, is proud to announce Eric Williams as the team’s first manager for its upcoming 2008 inaugural season.
“We have a very strong leader with Eric Williams, a guy who definitely knows his way around the bases,” said Aces chairman and CEO Donald R. Dinan. “Eric has a vast wealth of skill and knowledge when it comes to coaching baseball and we’re proud to have him as the first skipper of our ball club.” Continue reading →
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Alexandria, VA – Saturday, September 8, 2007 – The Alexandria Aces Collegiate Summer Baseball Club, the eighth and newest franchise of the Cal Ripken, Sr. Collegiate Baseball League, officially debut their ‘Where Legends Begin’ campaign as a part of the team’s ramp up to their 2008 inaugural season.
“Alexandria, Virginia will be a place ‘where legends begin’ for collegiate baseball players,’ said Alexandria Aces chairman and CEO Don Dinan. “We want players to know that the Aces will provide them with an excellent opportunity to showcase their skills to major league scouts. Alexandria will become a launching point for careers where players can shine in the summer spotlight. The Aces will diligently work hard to build a solid reputation throughout collegiate summer baseball so that Alexandria is known as a place ‘ where legends begin.’
The Alexandria Aces Collegiate Summer Baseball Club will play their 2008 inaugural season in the Cal Ripken, Sr. Collegiate Baseball League. Other teams in the league are the Bethesda Big Train, College Park Bombers, Herndon Braves, Maryland Redbirds, Rockville Express, Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts and Youse’s Maryland Orioles.
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Alexandria, VA – Friday, September 7, 2007 – The Alexandria Aces Collegiate Summer Baseball Club, the eighth and newest franchise of the Cal Ripken, Sr. Collegiate Baseball League, today officially releases its new ‘A’ logo for the team’s upcoming 2008 inaugural season.
The ‘A’, representing the city of Alexandria, Virginia, will be worn on the team’s home pinstripe uniforms, ball caps, as well as batting practice tee shirts and shorts. ‘ALEXANDRIA’ will be worn on Aces road gray uniforms. The Aces team colors are midnight blue, gray/silver and white.
Courtesy of the Alexandria Aces The Alexandria Aces Collegiate Summer Baseball Club, the eighth and newest member of the Cal Ripken, Sr. Collegiate Baseball League, is proud to kick off its newest theme to attract top quality ball players to play for the team next summer.
“We are building an outstanding baseball organization, something the city of Alexandria and local fans can be very proud of,” said Aces chairman and CEO, Don Dinan. “Part of our process in building the Aces is promoting the idea that Alexandria is the perfect place for collegiate ball players to play wooden bat baseball here next summer and for many years to come,” Dinan added. “The players that we will recruit to play for the Aces all have exceptional baseball talent and want to show their skills to major league scouts. They want to be drafted. Our ball club will provide them a fantastic opportunity to be in the spotlight. We want those players to know that the road to Major League Baseball runs through Alexandria.”
The Alexandria Aces Collegiate Summer Baseball Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and will play its inaugural season in 2008 as a part of the Cal Ripken, Sr. Collegiate Baseball League, based primarily in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The Aces will compete against the Bethesda Big Train, Herndon Braves, Rockville Express, Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts, Maryland Redbirds, College Park Bombers and Youse’s Maryland Orioles.