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Catching Up to the Spaceman

On the 19th of this month Spaceman, a movie about Bill Lee, will be in the theaters.

Enjoy this look back at one of my earlier posts about the time we saw Bill Lee play his final game of professional baseball. 850 more words


A Timed Professional Baseball Game?

It’s time to shake up baseball for a game or two as only independent baseball can.

Thanks to the San Rafael Pacifics and the Vallejo Admirals of the Pacific Association, the first ever timed professional baseball game will take place on August 5th 2016. 662 more words

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…This week, share an image of partners. A pair, a trio, a sextet; people, buildings, plants — whatever you choose to shoot, give us subjects that are in tune with one another. 27 more words

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The Home Opener

Last night The Lioness and I attended the home opener for the San Rafael Pacifics baseball team against the Pittsburg Diamonds. The Pacifics were the back-to-back champions of the independent Pacific Association last year and that makes them champs in three of the last four years. 257 more words

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WPC: Jubilant

Let’s all end this week on a high note, with images that say jubilant.
—WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge

The San Rafael Pacifics baseball team won the Pacific Association Championship last year on this home run against the Sonoma Stompers. 83 more words

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The Reality of Lower Level Independent Baseball

Today, the President and General Manager of the San Rafael Pacifics of the Pacific Association, Mike Shapiro,  reached out to me through email.

In the email, he highlighted some of the struggles that the league as a whole has gone though in their now five years of operation. 894 more words

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San Rafael Pacifics Seeking Donations

Independent baseball is hardly a huge money-making venture.  This offseason, we’re seeing how hard it really is for one team.  The San Rafael Pacifics of the Pacific Association are seeking donations to keep their team operating for the 2016 season. 252 more words

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