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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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Titans bought by Carminucci; will shift to Futures League

Chris Carminucci, an active businessman in the independent-baseball world, doubles down on the summer-collegiate Futures League with the purchase of the Torrington Titans and its subsequent shift to the start-up circuit.   The team was purchased from Our Baseball Heaven, a nonprofit set up to “crowdsource” team finances via $100 memberships that also included a […]

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