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Suns break Futures League attendance record

More 2014 attendance news: The Pittsfield Suns broke the summer-collegiate Futures Collegiate Baseball League attendance record and ranked 16th in the nation in average attendance. Suns attendance increased by 45 percent in 2014 for a total attendance of 46,913 over 26 games this summer. In its inaugural year with the Futures League, the Worcester Bravehearts […]

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The challenge at Wahconah: Bringing back baseball fans

With several teams operating out of Pittsfield’s historic Wahconah Park in past years, the big challenge for the management of the new Pittsfield Suns (summer collegiate; Futures League) will be reassuring jittery fans. In the last decade we’ve seen a parade of independent and summer-collegiate teams march through the historic facility, where baseball has been […]

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New for 2012: Pittsfield Suns

The newest tenant of historic Wahconah Park: the Pittsfield Suns (summer collegiate; Futures League), as owner Goldklang Group has announced the team name and a GM hire, Jamie Keefe. “In the baseball industry, the Goldklang Group has a reputation as a first-rate organization to work for, and more importantly learn from,” Keefe said. “I am […]

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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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