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Efforts continue to bring pro baseball back to Atlantic City

A group that included former Atlantic City Surf GM Mario Perrucci and Atlantic League founder Frank Boulton met with Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian about bringing pro baseball back to Surf Stadium. Surf Stadium — née the Sandcastle and Bernie Robbins Stadium — formerly hosted independent baseball, but fell into disrepair after the departure of […]

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Baseball returns to Surf Stadium

Surf Stadium/The Sandcastle, the former home of the Atlantic City Surf (independent; Can-Am League), has been fixed up to the point where it will be hosting baseball again in the form of the 2012 Babe Ruth Mid-Atlantic Baseball Tournament. As you’ll recall, the Surf moved out of the ballpark because of its deteriorating condition, leaving city […]

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Atlantic City exhibition games scrapped; still in running for 2013 pro ball

A plan for independent Atlantic League exhibition games at Surf Stadium has been scrapped due to ballpark issues, but Atlantic City remains in the running to land a 2013 team. Former Surf manager Mario Perrucci pulled the plug on the Labor Day exhibition games, saying he wasn’t confident ballpark improvements would be completed in time to see a […]

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