Month: February 2016

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Wild find their home in New Hamphire

Baseball in New Hampshire is coming alive as the Empire professional Baseball league  and Franklin Pierce University have named the Dr. Arthur and Martha Pappas Field as the official home of the New Hampshire Wild.  Director of Baseball and Business Operations Eddie Gonzalez and  Director of Administration Matthew Snyder visited Franklin Pierce University recently to speak about the potential of bringing professional baseball to New Hampshire. The meeting concluded with an agreement that made Dr. Arthur and Martha Pappas Field the new home of the Wild.

“This facility is without a doubt one of the most beautiful college  facilities in the country. A state of the  art facility an indoor baseball training gym, bullpens, batting cages and locker room located inside a dome. The entire stadium is all turf surface and we are proud to call it the home of the Wild. We are excited about our partnership with the institution and the professional baseball opportunity in New Hampshire. Its truly a beautiful facility and players and guests are going  to have a blast coming to these games here.” – Eddie Gonzalez (Director of Business Operations)

The New Hampshire wild will look to play at least half of their games at home. The schedule for the Empire League will soon be published and tickets will be available for sale online starting at just $5 to enter. Individual and Season tickets will be available. You may also purchase your Wild gear at the Empire League online store. Wild Baseball Online Store will be available soon.

“Im excited! As a player, I always dreamed to play in nice facilities in front of thousands of fans. We may not be playing in front of 10 thousand fans but it is going to be really fun to work and compete in such a wonderful facility. ” Jerry Gonzalez (Manager of the Wild)

For more information on the Facilities visit the Fields Information link found in the Navigation bar of the Wild Website.

Article by Wild Baseball Media

 

 

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Jerry Gonzalez Named Manager of New Hampshire Wild

The New Hampshire  Wild professional baseball club of the Empire League have come to terms with Jerry Gonzalez as field manager for the 2016 season.

The Wild  came  to terms with Gonzalez today who brings tremendous knowledge attained from experience as well as the capability to  teach the skills of the game to players in the Empire League.

Gonzalez signed back in 2007 with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in which he hit .325 with 4 Home Runs. He was also a member of the 2007 Pioneer League Champions. He also played in the Puerto Rico Winter Leagues as well as many independent leagues and succeeded. He currently trains and mentors many current Major League players. He is no stranger to professional baseball and looks to continue his passion of teaching the game as it is taught at the highest levels today.

” I am honored that the Empire League could see my vision and passion of teaching the skills of the game. I’ve experienced so much as a player, trainer, mentor, and coach at the professional level that I can honestly say I fit right in with what the Empire League is all about. I’m excited to get on the ball field and look forward to the 2016 New Hampshire  Wild Season.” – Jerry Gonzalez

Gonzalez will be attending all tryouts for the Empire League as he looks for coach-able players with potential to succeed not only in the Empire League but in higher levels.

Article by Empire League Media