Tag Archives: New Market Rebels

Aunt Mini

Aunt Mini peered at the diamond, which she certainly considered to be one of her best friends. Only this diamond was marked off in 90 foot increments and made of dirt. She adjusted her New Market Rebels cap and cheered … Continue reading

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Former Rebel George Carroll an All-Star of Sorts!

Former New Market Rebel George Carroll was one of several catchers hired by Major League Baseball to handle Home Run Derby and bullpen duties. Always an outgoing guy, George was gracious enough to do an interview with me which I … Continue reading

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Off the Beaten Basepaths #4: Rebel Park in New Market, VA

In case you didn’t see the latest installment of Off the Beaten Basepaths on Seamheads.com, here it is! Episode #4 ventures up the Shenandoah Valley to Rebel Park in New Market, Virginia, one of the most scenic ballparks in the … Continue reading

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Up, Up and Away!

I’m becoming convinced that Rebel Park must be some kind of wild weather vortex. Last night we saw an event that topped even the Great Hailstorm of 2009 as the vicious storm that tore through Ohio and West Virginia reached … Continue reading

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Valley Baseball League Preview

I had the pleasure of appearing with Barry Lee, a popular radio and television personality in Winchester, on his Talk of the Town program. Barry, and Todd Thompson of the Winchester Royals, and I spent a little time talking about … Continue reading

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Great Day with a Brace of Rebels!

We made it to Lake Buena Vista today and visited with former New Market Rebels, Chris Masters (’07) and Blaine Sims (’10).  Both are southpaws and both are making their way through the Atlanta Braves system rather quickly. Our boys … Continue reading

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Another Game and More Barbecue

The world of baseball has always been a small one, a fact proven again today when Al and I spotted former New Market Rebel General Manager and current 50-50 salesman, Tom Linski ushering at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland. We … Continue reading

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