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Lumberjacks sold, reorganized

The East Bay Lumberjacks, a semipro team added to the independent Pacific Association lineup this season on a partial basis, have new ownership and now play under the Bay Cal Lumberjacks moniker. The new owners: Candice Macari, Cristin Franklin, Thomas Macari and Wayne Franklin. “We are very excited about the addition of the Bay Cal […]

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Demise of Admirals spurred by player strike over unpaid wages

Before the independent Pacific Association suspended the Vallejo Admirals, the team was crippled by a player strike and a front-office exodus over unpaid wages and salaries. When Pacific Association commissioner Mike Marshall announced the team’s suspension from the league, he referenced the team’s unpaid bills, ranging from player wages to front-office salaries to ballpark rent. […]

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Pacific Association in flux

The independent Pacific Association is moving to a new phase, with the East Bay Lumberjacks joining the circuit and the Vallejo Missions scaling back, bypassing a scheduled trip to Hawaii. The semi-pro Lumberjacks have been a fill-in opponent for the two Northern California teams in the four-team circuit. Technically, the San Rafael Pacfics, Maui Na […]

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Pacifics launch season tonight

It will either be a unqualified success or an amazing crash, as the San Rafael Pacifics (independent; North American League) open team history tonight at Albert Park. We’ll give the Pacifics ownership big props for gutsiness: down to two years, they and Bob Young, owner of Maui Na Koa Ikaika, went out and added two […]

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North American League launches TV series

The exploits of players and coaches in the independent North American League will be chronicled in a new television series produced by the TVS Television Network, “For the Love of the Game.” “This is a great opportunity to showcase our league, players, and communities,” said North American Baseball League President Brian MacInnes. “It’s also a […]

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