Tag: Martinez Clippers

Deal falls through for new pro baseball team in Martinez in 2019 season

Deal falls through for new pro baseball team in Martinez in 2019 season

| March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The 2019 Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs won’t include a Martinez team, city officials announced Tuesday afternoon. An investment team that has shown interest in backing a successor team to Paulette Carpoff’s Martinez Clippers ran out of time, Mayor Rob Schroder said. “They said, ‘We want to do it right.’” The Clippers drew crowds […]

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City ends Clippers license agreement

City ends Clippers license agreement

| February 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

**Update 5 pm** Quotes from Mayor Rob Schroder The city of Martinez has ended its license agreement with the Martinez Clippers Baseball Corp. because of nonpayment of fees, the city announced Wednesday in a news release. Whether a new team will take the place of the Clippers remains to be seen, but should be decided […]

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Letter to the Editor: The facts about Clippers baseball

Letter to the Editor: The facts about Clippers baseball

| November 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Clippers Baseball, You’re Entitled To Your Opinion But Not Your Own Facts So, we had a little excitement this month, even made the bigs with stories being picked up by major online pubs (mostly because of the NASCAR connection) and some people have decided they need to try and capitalize on this unfortunate set of […]

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Message from the Mayor: Upcoming elections

Message from the Mayor: Upcoming elections

| September 9, 2018 | 2 Comments

By ROB SCHRODER Mayor of Martinez Many of you, like my wife and I, recently received a letter from the Contra Costa County Elections Department advising you that your precinct no longer has a polling place and you will be voting by mail, whether you signed up for it or not. I have received many […]

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Fans find fun at Clippers games

Fans find fun at Clippers games

| September 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Fans turned out for the inaugural year of the Martinez Clippers professional baseball team, sticking by the players during the early losses and enjoying the turnaround that started stacking more games in the win column. Some say they’re going to miss going to the Waterfront Park ball field now that the regular […]

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Martinez gains new Main Street Director, Peterson joins Clippers

Martinez gains new Main Street Director, Peterson joins Clippers

| September 2, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– Main Street Martinez has a change of leadership, although longtime executive director Leanne Peterson hasn’t gone far. Peterson has joined the Martinez Clippers as its director of Community Partnerships, and joined the ball club June 1. “I have a lot of respect for the Clippers’ owners, and I love the idea of […]

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Clippers ride big inning to capture game one of season finale

Clippers ride big inning to capture game one of season finale

| September 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The final home series for the Clippers started out with a bang – an eight-run, fourteen-batter second inning paved the way to a 12-5 Martinez win over the Pittsburg Diamonds. The win pushes Pittsburg into fourth place in the Pacific Association, one game back of the streaking Vallejo Admirals. Two three-run homers […]

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Clippers fighting to finish season strong

Clippers fighting to finish season strong

| August 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– As the final week of regular season play winds down, Martinez Clippers manager Dan Parker is pleased with his new team’s progress since he was brought on board July 10. Fans are noticing, too. The brand-new team ranks third in attendance in the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs, its parent independent […]

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Clippers players happy to be part of Martinez baseball history

Clippers players happy to be part of Martinez baseball history

| August 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez earned its place in baseball history with men’s and women’s teams long before the first pitch of the May 31 season opener for the Clippers independent league ball club. The city is known throughout the sport as the birthplace of New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio, whose nickname, “The Yankee Clipper,” […]

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Message from the Mayor: Election time coming

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The older I get, the faster time goes by. I cannot believe we are already more than halfway through summer and our kids will be heading back to school in a couple of weeks. Let us all enjoy the final weeks of my favorite season. The month of August is a time when many of […]

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