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In memoriam: Ken Shepard

Ken Shepard, whose career in baseball spanned 20-plus years in both independent and affiliated leagues, passed away yesterday afternoon, succumbing to kidney cancer. The Bridgeport Bluefish (independent; Atlantic League) GM was 49. “Ken fought a valiant fight and handled himself with incredible courage, dignity and grace,” says Bluefish principal owner Frank Boulton. “All of our […]

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Bluefish to hold Ken Shepard Day

The Bridgeport Bluefish (independent; Atlantic League) will honor GM Ken Shepard, who is fighting stage 4 kidney cancer, and bring in Pete Rose as part of “Ken Shepard Day” on Sunday, September 14. Rose previously managed Bridgeport this season for one game on Monday, June 16, leading the ‘Fish to a 2-0 victory over the […]

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