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Holman Stadium turns 75

Here’s your little piece of history for the day: Holman Stadium, where Don Newcombe and Roy Campanella broke the minor-league color line with the Nashua Dodgers, is now 75 years old. Tom King has a nice look back at the historic facility, now home to the Nashua Silver Knights (summer collegiate; FCBL). King dwells on […]

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Silver Knight prep for second season

After a decent first season, it looks like the Nashua Silver Knights (summer collegiate; Futures Collegiate Baseball League) are set for an improved 2012. Launching a new league is always hard, and the FCBL did OK in its first season as a four-team circuit. The Silver Knights, playing out of historic Holman Stadium, averaged 869 fans […]

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MiLB: Heaviest use of Vero Beach baseball facilities since 1940s

Here’s one reason why spring training is unlikely to return to the former Dodgertown in Vero Beach: Between youth tournaments, swimming meets and other events, Vero Beach Sports Village is the busiest it’s been since the 1940s, when the Brooklyn Dodgers hosted 26 teams there during spring training. It’s a vindication of sort for Minor […]

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