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Coach barred from Cal League dugouts for unusual game strategy

Todd Steverson has been barred from California League dugouts after calling an unusual game strategy while serving as temporary coach of the Stockton Ports: forfeiting via balk. Steverson is a hitting coach in the Oakland organization and was serving as temporary coach of the Ports while Webster Garrison was on vacation. On June 23 the Ports’ game […]

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Stockton lands another college championship tourney

Banner Island Ballpark and the Stockton Ports (High Class A; California League) added another NCAA conference tourney: the California Collegiate Athletic Association Baseball Championship. The tourney is set to take place at the ballpark May 9-12. “We are very pleased to be returning to Stockton for the 2013 CCAA Baseball Championship Tournament,” said CCAA Commissioner Robert […]

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Ports land WCC tourney

Nice catch: the Stockton Ports (High Class A; California League) are hosting the 2013 West Coast Conference Baseball Championship at Banner Island Ballpark. The 2013 WCC Championship is set to take place at the ballpark from May 23-25, which will mark the first year the conference has gone to a four-team, neutral-site championship. “This is a […]

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Athletics: No go for O.co

Because they weren’t a financial party to the naming-rights deal, the Oakland Athletics are using Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum as their ballpark name this season, not O.co Coliseum. The naming-rights deal between Overstock and the NFL’s Oakland Raiders for a reported million dollars annually didn’t bring in the Athletics as a partner. The lease calls for […]

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Oakland minor-league spring scheds posted

Another sets of schedules for your perusal: Here are the spring-training schedules for the four Oakland Athletics farm teams, playing out of the team’s Papago Park training complex. The schedules are for the Sacramento River Cats (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League), Midland Rock Hounds (Class AA; Texas League), Stockton Ports (Class A; California League) and […]

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Banner Island Ballpark / Stockton Ports

Banner Island Ballpark is the centerpiece of Stockton’s urban revitalization, a lovely waterfront ballpark that serves well as home to Single-A baseball. The ballpark design is basic: a single level of seating with a concourse wrapping the entire ballpark. Though the effect comes off a little sparse — the 4,200 fixed seats are between the […]

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California League

The California League began life as a joint operation between Major League Baaeball and the Pacific Coast League to bring a lower classification of baseball to the Pacific Coast. When baseball reorganized after the 1962 season it was repositioned as a High Class A league. Class C / 1941-1942, 1946-1962 High Class A / 1963-present […]

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