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The challenge at Wahconah: Bringing back baseball fans

With several teams operating out of Pittsfield’s historic Wahconah Park in past years, the big challenge for the management of the new Pittsfield Suns (summer collegiate; Futures League) will be reassuring jittery fans. In the last decade we’ve seen a parade of independent and summer-collegiate teams march through the historic facility, where baseball has been […]

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New ballpark pitched in Malden

Here’s a name from the past: Alexander Bok, who pitched a new independent-league ballpark to Boston officials back in 2006, is back with another plan for a privately financed ballpark in Malden, Mass. The plan from Bok and a set of investors: build a $30-$35-million privately financed ballpark on the edge of Malden Center on […]

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Fraser Field / North Shore Navigators

Built in 1940, Fraser Field has hosted Eastern League and independent baseball; it’s now home to summer-collegiate ball. FAST FACTS Year Built: 1940 Capacity: 3,804 Dimensions: 320L, 400C, 320R Parking: There is some limited street parking in front of the ballpark, but beware: there are some inconsistent restrictions on parking in the area, and the […]

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