The newest team in the summer-collegiate New England Collegiate Baseball League: the Mystic Schooners, as the former Bristol Collegiate announces a new team name and a new general manager, Jack O’Keefe.
O’Keefe is a long-time Waterford High School baseball coach.
The team will play at Fitch High School, thanks to a $500,000 gift from an anonymous donor for a ballpark upgrade.
The donation will be used to install lights, press box, seating, fencing and restrooms to the high-school field.
Bristol Collegiate played last season at Muzzy Field, the former home of the New Britain Rock Cats (Class AA; Eastern League) franchise.
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