Everyone that visits this blog knows I am a big supporter of the Cape Cod Baseball League which is one of the top collegiate summer leagues in the country. MLB has decided to force the CCBL to pay them a rights fee as six of the teams use the same nicknames as MLB teams. Also, […]
Baseball America has put out their Preseason All-American list lead by Justin Smoak (South Carolina) and Pedro Alvarez (Vanderbilt). Both players are expected to become top 5 picks in the 2008 MLB Draft in the springtime. Miami first baseman Yonder Alonso was the other corner infielder on the team leaving Brett Wallace (Arizona State) off […]
The Hyannis Mets will be running a fundraiser on March 9th where the proceeds will go to the renovations at McKeon Park. The event will take place at The Roadhouse Cafe in Hyannis from 4pm-6pm. They will have hors d’oeuvre and a cash bar while presenting the 2008 roster and other news around the Mets […]
FROM SPRINGFIELD JOURNAL-REGISTER Springfield Sliders co-owner Jesse Bolder confirmed it by telephone Friday afternoon while attending the American Baseball Coaches Association convention with other CICL owners in Philadelphia. “It is definite, and we are tickled pink,” Bolder said. “Everything has gone through. I’m meeting with fellow owners and commissioner (Frank Pergolizzi) here in Philadelphia, and […]
FROM PRESS RELEASE Kilgore, TX (January 16, 2008) – “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” will have a new ring for East Texas residents beginning this summer, breathing new life into an ageless Kilgore landmark. A new summer collegiate baseball franchise is coming to East Texas this summer, it was announced at a press […]
The Cape Cod Baseball League is the premier collegiate summer baseball league in the country. John Garner of CCBL forwarded us a press release on some of the accomplishments during the 2007 season.
The Alexandria Aces recently sent us an update on some of their plans for the 2008 season. The Aces have announced the 2008 roster which is headlined with players from around the country like Rutgers and Wake Forest to name a few.
FROM PRESS RELEASE 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 […]
FROM PRESS RELEASE 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 […]
FROM PRESS RELEASE 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 […]