The newest team in the Cam-Am Association has a name and a manager, Brian Daubach.
The newest team in the independent Cam-Am Association has a name — the Pittsfield Colonials — and a manager with independent-ball experience, Brian Daubach.
Technically, Daubach isn't new: he was manager of the team last season when it played as the American Defenders of New Hampshire. The fact the former Red Sox player is coming back is good news for the franchise as it seeks to win over fans in historic Wahconah Park.
Colonials was selected from more than 1,000 entries submitted for a name-the-team contest. Other finalists in the contest included the Green Sox, Pittbulls and Power.
“There were certainly a host of fantastic names for consideration,” said general manager Greg Martin. “The winning selection of Colonials will be an important part of the ballpark experience that we believe fans will enjoy.”
Daubach, 38, returns to the city where he played as a member of the Pittsfield Mets (short season; New York-Penn League) in 1992, his second year in professional baseball.
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