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Coeur d’Alene, WCL talking team in 2014

The summer-collegiate West Coast League is talking with the organizers of a proposed Coeur d’Alene ballpark about bringing a team to Idaho for the 2014 season. We’ve written about this project before; former Yankees great Don Larsen is leading a fundraising drive for a new Cherry Hill Park ballpark. What has changed: a $2.5-million, 800-seat facility has been […]

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Bellingham Bells sold

The Bellingham Bells (summer collegiate; West Coast League) have a new owner, as Bellevue businessman Eddie Poplawski has purchased the franchise from Brett Sports & Entertainment, who have owned the team since January 2008. Poplawski is the former president/CEO/chairman of Anderson Chamberlin (now known as Anderson Daymon Worldwide), Costco’s in-house manufacturer’s rep firm, and the […]

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Dodgers sign affiliate deal with RC Quakes; Angels go with Inland Empire

As first reported here, the Los Angeles Dodgers have indeed signed a two-year affiliation deal with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (High Class A; California League); the Dodgers also purchased a minority chunk of the team, we’re told. Meanwhile, the Quakes’ former parent, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, signed an affiliate deal with the Inland […]

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