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The Week That Was: July 24

More fireworks from the independent North American League, possible ballpark changes in Tucson and debates over the future of Tropicana Field highlighted the most popular stories of the past week on Ballpark Digest, as measured by page views. Fielders’ Zaman quits on the air Tucson revoking Toros lease for Hi Corbett; Wildcats, T-Padres to follow? […]

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Rocky season for the Newark Bears

Legal disputes over ownership, unpaid bills, and plenty of empty seats have characterized the Newark Bears (independent; Can-Am League) this season, as the team struggles to find a following — and the answer may be a reality TV series. The Star-Register has a long chronicle of the many issues faced by the changing Bears ownership […]

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Meanwhile, in the Can-Am League….

Most of the news in independent baseball this offseason has been generated by the new North American League and additions to the American Association. True, there’s been far less news associated with the Can-Am League this offseason, but here’s what’s been happening as of late. We’ve already reported on the addition of the Newark Bears […]

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Bears to Can-Am Association?

The Newark Bears may be switching from the Atlantic League to the Can-Am Association, a move that may help the struggling team in the long term but could cause some headaches for both indy circuits. It’s no secret indy ball has struggled in Newark, despite a relatively new ballpark — Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium […]

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