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2014 Summer Collegiate Attendance by Average

Seems like just yesterday the baseball season began, but this past weekend saw the conclusion of the 2014 summer-collegiate season. Here’s our annual attendance roundup, with teams ranked by average. Because of the small number of games in many leagues, the attendance can vary greatly year to year, so you’re going to see more fluctuations […]

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Futures League sets attendance record

Good news for the summer-collegiate Futures Collegiate Baseball League: with the addition of a tenth team, the circuit has already set a total attendance record with two weeks to go in the season. This is the fourth season for the Futures League, which launched in 2011 with only four teams: Nashua, Martha’s Vineyard, Torrington and […]

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Worcester Bravehearts debut tonight

The Worcester Bravehearts (summer collegiate; Futures League) begin play tonight on the road before a home opener tomorrow night at Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field. As you’ll recall, pro baseball in the form of the Worcester Tornadoes (independent; Can-Am League) flamed out spectacularly in 2011, with the team locked out of its offices and […]

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Marlin new SVP/GM of Brockton Rox

Veteran baseball executive Todd Marlin is the new senior vice president and general manager of the Brockton Rox (summer collegiate; Futures Collegiate Baseball League). Marlin is the latest addition to the team’s senior management team which also includes President and majority owner Chris English, Shaw’s Center Vice President Michael Canina and consulting partner Andy Crossley. […]

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New for 2014: Worcester Bravehearts

We have a name for the newest team in the summer-collegiate Futures Collegiate Baseball League: the Worcester Bravehearts. The team will play out of Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field on the Holy Cross campus. The Bravehearts replace the Worcester Tornadoes (independent; Can-Am League) as the ballpark’s summer tenant. Bravehearts owner John W.S. Creedon, Jr., […]

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Futures League lands Worcester ballpark lease

After the demise of a Can-Am League team and a season-long hiatus from organized baseball, Worcester and Holy Cross have signed a deal to bring a summer-collegiate Futures Collegiate Baseball League team to Fitton Field. As you’ll recall, pro baseball in the form of the Worcester Tornadoes flamed out spectacularly in 2011, with the team […]

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Sharks named top organization in FCBL

More awards: The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks has been named 2013 Organization of the Year in the summer-collegiate Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL). One of the original four teams in the FCBL the Sharks made some drastic changes to the “Shark Tank” to improve their fan experience. Under the direction of their General Manager and CFO, […]

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2013 Summer-Collegiate Attendance by League

It’s that time of year again: with the summer-collegiate leagues wrapping up their regular seasons, it’s time to assemble the attendance stats. We begin with a look at summer-collegiate attendance by league. We list the numbers for 2013 and 2012 to give you an idea of how teams and leagues fared year to year. Be […]

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