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Boomers shop ballpark naming rights

With the Boomers brand now fairly established, the Schaumburg Boomers (independent; Frontier League) front office is shopping naming rights to Boomers Stadium for the coming season and beyond. “Thanks to the early success we’ve enjoyed, the brand we partner with on Naming Rights will become the first name that pops into people’s minds when they […]

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Pro baseball returns to Schaumburg

The Schaumburg Boomers (independent; Frontier League) kicked off their home schedule last night with a  5-2 victory over the Florence Freedom before 6,067 fans. As you’ll recall, there was no pro baseball in Schaumburg last year after the Schaumburg Flyers (independent; Northern League) were evicted and folded under a sea of debt. Now, we’re going to […]

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Ehrenreich suing Zion, potential Schaumburg buyers

The threatened lawsuits have been filed, as Rich Ehrenreich has filed two actions: one against the city of Zion for not building a new ballpark and one against investors who failed to consummate a purchase of the now-defunct Schaumburg Flyers (independent; Northern League). Though the two lawsuits are filed by separate corporate entities, the commonality […]

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Fielders may disband because of city inaction on new ballpark

The Lake County Fielders (independent; North American League) might disband this week because of the lack of a permanent ballpark in Zion, but officials there say they’re living up to the terms of the lease. Without a permanent ballpark, it was difficult to sell sponsorships and season tickets, according to Fielders spokesperson Bernie DiMeo. And […]

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Fielders: Don’t blame us, blame Zion

Reps from the Lake County Fielders (independent; North American League) say payroll issues leading to a player revolt is not their fault — instead, they point the finger at Zion, Ill. for failing to provide an adequate ballpark. As you’ll recall, the Fielders released 14 players and traded nine others after an open player revolt […]

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