New 2015 Independent Baseball Landscape Changes

The landscape for the 2015 independent baseball season looks to be very interesting.  Some of the information is still private or uncertain, but here is the breakdown of interesting happenings for 2015: Atlantic League will likely have the Virginia Beach Neptunes ready to play.  This should be interesting if a 10th Atlantic League team comes into the picture, although which … Continue reading

Specialty Uniforms And The Next Evolution For Them

The past few weeks have seen a flurry of specialty, promotional uniforms across all of minor league baseball including the independent leagues.  Here are just some of the announcements: San Rafael Pacifics announced that they will wear women’s baseball uniform dresses (akin to the movie “A League Of Their Own”) as a promotion for raising money for breast cancer survivors.  … Continue reading

Billionaire Wins Game For Rockland Boulders

Last week, Korean billionaire Hur Min used his knuckleball to earn the victory for the Rockland Boulders.  He earned the win over the defending Can-Am League champions, the Quebec Capitales. He went 6 innings, giving up 10 hits, 6 earned runs, walked 4 and struck out 1.  Here is the box score from the game: http://www.pointstreak.com/baseball/boxscore.html?gameid=176121 The Korea Herald did … Continue reading

Items Of Interest From The Independent Baseball Season So Far

We are still in the process of re-tooling this site to help give you more value and exposure into the happenings of independent professional baseball.  There is a lot happening behind the scenes for the website, but it has not translated into what we wanted so that is why there has been delay for some time. Nonetheless, you need to … Continue reading

Story On Family Of Grand Prairie AirHogs Manager

A recent story came out of Alexandria, Louisiana about local baseball product – and current manager of the Grand Prairie AirHogs – Ricky VanAsslberg.  The story talks about his time growing up and playing baseball in the Alexandria area and it also focuses on his son who is now a senior in the area. Here is a link to the … Continue reading

United League Renames 4th Team To Brownsville Charros

The fourth team scheduled for the United League Baseball 2014 regular season is the Brownsville Charros, a name change from the previous version announced a few weeks ago.  The team still will be a neutral site/travel team.  Here is more on the name change: http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/sports/local/article_c86d678c-dd77-11e3-a194-001a4bcf6878.html The new website is still under construction, but the link will be: http://www.brownsvillecharros.net Social media … Continue reading

Update On New Team Names

There are some new independent baseball team names announced in recent days, and these will be reflected on our other pages in the upcoming days. Here is the list of team name announcements: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION The El Paso Diablos, who are “dark” this season, will begin play in 2015 in Joplin, Missouri.  The team will called the Joplin Blasters.  Here … Continue reading

A Look At 2015 For Independent Baseball

With the 2014 independent professional baseball season about to start this week with the Atlantic League, we decided to take a preview of the independent baseball landscape for 2014 off-season and into 2015.  Here are the things to keep an eye on for each league (with much more to come), in alphabetical order (current league first): AMERICAN ASSOCIATION The AA … Continue reading

New Ownership For The Vallejo Admirals

Longtime owner of west coast independent baseball teams, Robert Young, is now the owner of the Vallejo Admirals in the Pacific Association.  This is both confirmed by a local news article and Young’s name now on the Admirals website.  Tito and Alma Fuentes will remain as co-General Managers for the Admirals. Of interest is that Young owned the two Hawaii … Continue reading

ULB Announces New Team For 2014

The Fort Worth Cats yesterday announced the release of the schedule for its home games for the United League Baseball 2014 season.  The 4 teams in the circuit were announced as: Fort Worth Cats Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings (Harlingen) San Angelo Colts Mexico Paisanos (to be based in Harlingen) Whether the Paisanos will be a pure travel team or have … Continue reading