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Comedian Maher buys chunk of Mets

Calling it a “great investment,” comedian/political satirist Bill Maher has purchased a minority share of the New York Mets. “First of all, I think it’s a great investment,” Maher said in a statement. “People sometimes forget that there’s only one National League franchise in New York City and they’re not making anymore. I’m a Met […]

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Shipley joins Revolution ownership

Bill Shipley has joined the York Revolution (independent; Atlantic League) ownership group and will serve as the team’s vice chairman. He joins team president and general manager Eric Menzer and Chairman Peter Kirk as a member of the ballclub’s senior management. Shipley is the fourth-generation leader and CEO of Shipley Energy, Central Pennsylvania’s largest family-owned […]

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Rox out of Can-Am League for 2012

The Brockton Rox are out of the 2012 independent Cam-Am League schedule, as an ownership change and expansion franchise in Canada failed to materialize. Because of interleague play with the independent American Association, the Can-Am League was actually seeking an odd number of teams for the 2012 season. But with a potential Canadian expansion franchise […]

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