Monthly Archives: October 2008

Newark expected to close doors

AtlanticLeagueBaseballNews has reported the Newark Bears will fold — or at least not play in the Atlantic League in 2009 — creating big issues for a league that has already seen CEO Frank Boulton bail out one team this offseason. … Continue reading

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Game-worn jerseys for sale

The York Revolution have opened the closets at The Vault, and will sell game-worn jerseys starting Monday. The team will sell home white, road gray, alternate red, gray batting practice and cream White Roses jerseys. The cost: $175. None of … Continue reading

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Three teams crack top 50 in attendance

Three Atlantic League franchises reached the top 50 in attendance in minor league baseball according to Ballpark Digest. The attendance figures included all affiliated and independent teams. The Long Island Ducks (ranked 29th), Somerset Patriots (ranked 48th) and Lancaster Barnstormers … Continue reading

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Boulton buys Bluefish

Atlantic League founder and Long Island Ducks owner Frank Boulton has purchased the Bridgeport Bluefish, according to the Connecticut Post. The Bluefish ranked last in attendance this season, and according to The Post owed almost $250,000 in rent for the … Continue reading

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Kick ball at Sovereign Bank Stadium?

Wayne Franklin, above, will be playing a game other than what he is known for at Sovereign Bank Stadium on Saturday. A different kind of game will be using the field at Sovereign Bank Stadium on Saturday, October 4th when … Continue reading

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Gladstone’s approach

Revs director of operations Adam Gladstone said he would love to take credit for the signing of team sparkplug Kennard Jones, seen in the above photo congratulating teammate Jason Aspito. Gladstone got a call from Jeff Nettles, a former Atlantic … Continue reading

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