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Moore League Assembles Condensed 2020-21 Sports Schedule

The 2020-21 high school sports season will be unlike any other that came before it. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the entire sports calendar will be condensed into 197 days from December 12, 2020 until the final day of CIF State competition on June 26, 2021. The shortened time frame forced local administrators to get […]

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Lakewood Baseball Star Ricky Tiedemann Will Play For LBCC

Ricky Tiedemann should be on a bus somewhere. In a normal year, he would be–toiling away somewhere in the minor leagues, in some rookie program. This, of course, is not a normal year. Tiedemann was ranked in the top 90 on MLB.com’s prospects ahead of this year’s draft, but was not selected in the abbreviated […]

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LB In MLB: Local Boys On Opening Day Rosters

Long Beach has always influenced Major League Baseball. It’s produced more MLB players than any other city, and Long Beach State has led the NCAA in alums on MLB rosters for the better part of the last decade. Despite the COVID-19 shortened season starting just last week, Long Beach products have already been all over […]

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Angels Add Latest Chapter To Blair Field’s Unique History

For nearly a century, the baseball fields in Long Beach’s Recreation Park have played host to many of the best baseball players to ever live, spanning multiple generations of America’s pastime. Rec Park’s first baseball game was played in 1924, between the Los Angeles Angels of the Pacific Coast League and the Chicago Cubs, one […]

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Obituary: Jim Herrick, Understated and Irreplaceable

10/2/41-7/1/20 The Long Beach sports world lost a unique and irreplaceable figure earlier this month with the passing of baseball/softball champion and longtime Century Club volunteer Jim Herrick. Herrick was golfing at Little Rec with three friends when he passed away at the age of 78. “You don’t find guys like him very often,” said […]

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All-City Comeback Of The Year: Long Beach State Dirtbags

Everyone wanted to forget the 2019 Long Beach State Dirtbags season as soon as it was over. The failed campaign started with a 10-game losing streak — the worst start in program history — and included coach Troy Buckley’s firing after a physical altercation with an assistant. It was also the first thing new Dirtbags […]

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Former Dirtbag Adam Seminaris Added To Angels 60-Man Roster

Former Long Beach State Dirtbags pitcher Adam Seminaris has been added to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 60-man player pool for the upcoming 2020 MLB season, he confirmed via his Twitter account Thursday. Seminaris was a fifth-round selection by the Angels in last month’s MLB Draft and will be eligible to make his Major League […]

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Blair Field Remains Gateway to Baseball’s Future

Nearly four months after Wilson and Cabrillo played the final organized baseball game on Bohl Diamond at Blair Field, Long Beach’s historic ballpark is back in action. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have established Blair Field as their secondary home for the remainder of the shortened 2020 season, making Long Beach the landing spot […]