Category: Auburn Doubledays

Auburn Doubledays looking for host families for upcoming season

Auburn Doubledays looking for host families for upcoming season

The Auburn Doubledays are currently looking for host families for players for the upcoming season, their first as a member of Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League. Hey Auburn, we need your help! We are seeking host families for the upcoming 2021 season! ... MORE
BEYOND THE FRONT PAGE: Bob Ohmann talks future of Auburn Doubledays (watch)

BEYOND THE FRONT PAGE: A look at the future of the Auburn Doubledays (watch)

Earlier this week we heard from Bill Fulton, an Auburn native who pointed out the importance of minor league baseball- or professional baseball of some form- to communities like Auburn. Now, we hear from Bob Ohmann, who is part of the management ... MORE
FL1 DAILY: How will Auburn move forward with a new-look baseball team? (podcast)

FL1 DAILY: How important is professional baseball to small cities like Auburn? (podcast)

Earlier this month Bill Fulton wrote a piece featured on Medium about the challenges small cities are experiencing, as they watch professional baseball be taken from them. The city of Auburn was one such place- and that struck a chord with Fulton- ... MORE
Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League announces 2021 schedule

Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League announces 2021 schedule

The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League has announced the 2021 schedule. The 48-game regular season will begin June 3, with the postseason starting July 30. The Geneva Red Wings will host the Newark Pilots on Opening Day. The Auburn Doubledays first game ... MORE
Auburn Doubledays to return in 2021 as PGCBL franchise

Auburn Doubledays to return in 2021 as PGCBL franchise

Don Lewis and Bob Ohmann were already familiar with each other through their teams’ collegiate baseball league rivalry. Now the pair will lead the next chapter of Auburn baseball. Lewis and Ohmann are the heads of Auburn Baseball, Inc., which recently agreed ... MORE
Fulton: Small cities like Auburn should not have to contend with MLB, communities deserve better

Fulton: Small cities like Auburn deserve better, should not have to contend with MLB drama

Bill Fulton recounts the history of Minor League Baseball clubs in cities across the U.S. It’s an important look back- as cities like Auburn see new options coming to life- amid changes with MLB affiliation. “Baseball is an important part of ‘place’, ... MORE
Auburn finalizing agreement to join Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League

Auburn finalizing agreement to join Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League

Baseball will be played at Falcon Park in Auburn this summer. The city of Auburn is finalizing an agreement to become the newest member of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League, city manager Jeff Dygert confirmed to The Citizen on Tuesday. The ... MORE
Auburn Doubledays future in serious doubt after MLB Draft league snub

Auburn Doubledays future in serious doubt after MLB Draft League snub

On Monday, Major League Baseball announced the new MLB Draft League which will be comprised of top prospects preparing for the annual MLB amateur draft. Member teams will not have a major league affiliation. Several former New York-Penn League teams will be ... MORE
Auburn could see hybrid-professional baseball model continue

Auburn could see hybrid-professional baseball model continue

A report late last week is shining some hope on the future of baseball in Auburn, New York. Over the last two years the future of the Auburn Doubledays has been questioned, discussed, and thought over. Major League Baseball is proposing a ... MORE
General Manager of Auburn Dou

General Manager of Auburn Doubledays will not have contract renewed

The City of Auburn is not renewing Auburn Doubledays GM David Lindberg’s contract. It is set to expire at the end of October. Also set to expire this week is the deal between MLB and MiLB. The Citizen says that City Manager ... MORE
MiLB scraps 2020 season, and that will impact local businesses in Auburn

MiLB scraps 2020 season, and that will impact local businesses in Auburn

Baseball has officially been cancelled. While Major League Baseball plans a return next month, MiLB announced that it’s season would not take place. It’s the first time that’s happened since the late-1800s. David Lindberg is general manager of the Auburn Doubledays. The ... MORE
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New York Penn League postpones 2020 season indefinitely

New York Penn League postpones 2020 season indefinitely

On Friday, the New York Penn League issued a statement regarding the future of local minor league baseball. “Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the start of the 2020 New York-Penn League season is being delayed indefinitely,” the statement began. “The League ... MORE
Future of Auburn Doubledays remains unclear; officials uncertain about 2020 summer season

Future of Auburn Doubledays remains unclear; officials uncertain about 2020 summer season

No official word yet. Auburn City Manager Jeff Dygert says they still haven’t been given any indication whether there will be baseball this season in the city. The Auburn Doubledays were among the teams that would have been eliminated in the restructured ... MORE
Auburn officials worried about financial future as pandemic, MiLB changes pose double-dose of stress

Auburn DDays officials worried about financial future as pandemic, MiLB changes pose double-dose of stress

Officials in the City of Auburn are starting to worry about the future. Whether it’s federal funding, which City Council requested as COVID-19 relief, or the potential loss of the Doubledays – things could look very different in another few months. “There’s ... MORE
Auburn Doubledays future in doubt after report MiLB ready to agree to significant reduction in teams

Auburn Doubledays future in doubt after report MiLB ready to agree to significant reduction in teams

When Major League Baseball proposed to Minor League Baseball last year its plan to cut the minor leagues from 160 teams to 120 affiliated teams in negotiations for a new Professional Baseball Agreement, such a proposal was greeted by many MiLB teams ... MORE