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Canadians win John H. Johnson President’s Award

Big honor for the Vancouver Canadians (short season A; Northwest League), the winners of the 40th annual John H. Johnson President’s Award from Minor League Baseball. The John H. Johnson President’s Award has been annually presented since 1974 to honor the complete baseball franchise. The award’s criteria are based on franchise stability, contributions to league […]

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Pecos League pulls Invaders from Roswell

Citing increased hotel costs, decreased fan support and an expensive ballpark lease (relatively speaking), the independent Pecos League has pulled the Invaders out of Roswell. The website for the Roswell Invaders brags about how the team paces the Pecos League in attendance and merchandise sales, but apparently things have gone quite sour this year for […]

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Pecos League makes debut in Santa Fe

The lack of beer didn’t seem to matter to the hundreds of fans showing up for the debut of independent Pecos League baseball in Santa Fe, where the Fuego launched a home opener yesterday. We don’t cover the Pecos League much: the six-team circuit has been a struggling entity that’s played in some pretty marginal cities (i.e. […]

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