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No beer for Rippers fans; owner seeks unique solution

Lacking approval to sell beer at Labatt Park, the owner of the London Rippers (independent; Frontier League) has an unusual solution: he challenged the license owner to a winner-take-all playoff. The London Majors, a semi-pro team in the Intercounty Baseball League, hold the liquor license for the ballpark. Since law dictates that only one liquor license […]

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New for 2012: London Rippers

Perhaps it’s not a great idea to name a team after a serial killer, as the new London Rippers (independent; Frontier League) moniker is causing a stir in Ontario. Team president and general manager David Martin unveiled the name and logo last night, as the team preps for play in 2012 at historic Labatt Park. […]

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London back in Frontier League?

London’s Labatt Park could once again host independent Frontier League baseball, as the owner of the dormant Oakland County Cruisers franchise is negotiating a lease with the Ontario city. A one-year lease with a five-year option will be presented to the city council’s community and neighbourhoods committee on Sept. 28. The team would pay the […]

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