What happened to the riversharks?

On October 21, 2015, the Camden Riversharks announced they would cease operations immediately due to the inability to reach an agreement on lease terms with the owner of Campbell’s Field, the Camden County Improvement Authority (the authority had purchased Campbell’s Field from Rutgers University two months prior).

What happened to Campbell’s Field?

Stadium demolition started in mid-December, 2018. The site was to be redeveloped by spring 2020 as a new athletic complex that will include a home for Rutgers–Camden baseball. Demolition and surface preparation for the new complex was funded by the city of Camden and Rutgers University.

What happens to Trenton Thunder?

For at least one more season, it appears the Thunder will remain unaffiliated. The Thunder announced Monday that they will host 40 games at Trenton Thunder Ballpark next year in the second season of the MLB Draft League. Trenton won the league’s inaugural campaign in 2021 with a 30-18-8 record.

Who owned Camden Riversharks?

The Ben Franklin Bridge crosses the background. When was the breaking point? The death of Riversharks owner Steve Shilling in 2003, just two years after the team opened Campbell’s Field, foreshadowed trouble ahead.

Where are the Phillies minor league teams located?

The Philadelphia Phillies farm system consists of eight Minor League Baseball affiliates across the United States and in the Dominican Republic. Five teams are owned by the major league club, while three—the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, Jersey Shore BlueClaws, and Williamsport Crosscutters—are independently owned.

Is Sparky Lyle still with Somerset Patriots?

Former Yankees great Sparky Lyle is Somerset Patriots manager emeritus.

Why did Yankees drop Trenton Thunder?

As the local saying goes, “Trenton makes, the world takes.” The Yankees cited poor field conditions, a small clubhouse in need of expansion, and, according to Plumeri, the surrounding community as reasons for the move. The Thunder are owned by a small group, and have to use local taxpayer money for upgrades.

Who is the Trenton Thunder affiliated with?

the New York Yankees
The Trenton Thunder are an American Minor League Baseball team and are the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees. The Thunder play in the Northern Division of the Eastern League, and are the two-time defending league champions. The Thunder’s home stadium is Mercer County Waterfront Park in Trenton, New Jersey.

What is the AAA team from the Phillies?

Lehigh Valley
Philadelphia Phillies Minor League Affiliates

Year AAA Short-Season A
2021 (7 Teams) Lehigh Valley
2019 (9 Teams) Lehigh Valley Williamsport
2018 (9 Teams) Lehigh Valley Williamsport
2017 (8 Teams) Lehigh Valley Williamsport