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Coast Guard defensive lineman Jack Brandt is a true family guy - theday.com

New London — Jack Brandt's dad, John, is a former baseball captain at Yale University and former general manager of both the Camden Riversharks and Newark Bears of the independent Atlantic League, which meant that, at the ballpark, Jack and his ...

The Bethlehem Bulldogs, 1947 AFL champs - Allentown Morning Call

Their season consisted of Sunday afternoon and Wednesday evening games against the other AFL franchises, the Newark Bears, the Norfolk Neptures, Patterson Giants, Richmond Rebels, Scranton Miners and Wilmington Blue Bombers. The Bulldogs ...

1400 Units, Public Piazza, and More Planned for Newark Bears Stadium Site - Jersey Digs

bear eagles stadium development newark Newark has recently seen major residential development projects to bring more people into Downtown. Now, the new community that could soon rise at the site of the Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium will bring ...

Redevelopment of Newark's Bears Stadium site receives team of architects - Building Design + Construction (press release)

“We chose a team of architects that will not only create beautiful buildings, but also shares our commitment to urban planning and design that will thoughtfully support the urban renewal of Newark's Central Ward.” The project's first phase of ...

Lotus Equity announces Newark Bears Stadium redevelopment architects - NJBIZ

“As a firm, Minno & Wasko is proud to be part of the redevelopment of the Newark Bears Stadium site, contributing to the vibrant urban experience of downtown Newark,” Leonard Infrance of Minno & Wasko said. “Through collaboration with the outstanding ...

Design of Newark's Riverfront Stadium Site Development Released - Ballpark Digest

Design details have been released on the redevelopment of the site of Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium, the former home of the Newark Bears. Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium originally opened in 1999 as the home of the Bears, then of the indepdendent ...

Former Newark Bears Stadium Site Will Become High-Rise Apartments - Patch.com

Lotus purchased the site from the Essex County Improvement Authority, which owned and managed the stadium for the city of Newark and Essex County, for a price tag of $23.5 million. It was the home of the Newark Bears until the franchise folded in 2013.

Newark to Get Apartments at Site of Defunct Baseball Stadium - National Real Estate Investor

The stadium, a relic from an earlier Newark revival effort, was home to the now-defunct Newark Bears independent minor-league baseball team. Among one-time Bears were such major-league notables as Armando Benitez, Edgardo Alfonzo, Jim Leyritz and ...

Newark's Bears stadium will be replaced by a 2.3-million-square-foot mixed-use development - The Architect's Newspaper

Ever since the minor league Newark Bears baseball team folded in 2014, the stadium once touted as a “saving grace” has been left largely empty. It was then sold for $23.5 million in 2016 to developers Lotus Equity Group, who will lead the redevelopment ...

Stadium developer reveals design for vast mixed-use project - NJ.com

NEWARK -- The site now occupied by Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium will be a 24/7 community of apartments, office, retail and entertainment spaces comprised of three "blocks" designed by separate architects and surrounding a 1.5-acre courtyard, ...

Five Reasons to Pay Attention to Newark - Commercial Observer

Not everybody on the New York side of the Hudson knows the short-lived history of the Newark Bears. The minor-league team was formed in 1998, and some major talent played in their uniforms including Ricky Henderson, Jose Canseco and his brother ...

New women's resource center in Newark bears name of mayor's late sister - Amsterdam News

A ribbon-cutting ceremony is being held May 12 for the opening of the Shani Baraka Women's Resource Center in Newark. The center is named after Shani Isis Makeda Jones Baraka, the sister of Newark mayor Ras Baraka. Shani Baraka was murdered in ...

Leesburg baseball coach Keith Maxwell quits - Daily Commercial

Keith Maxwell, shown wearing a Newark Bears uniform, stepped down on Thursday as baseball coach at Leesburg High School. [SUBMITTED]. By Frank Jolley. Tuesday. Posted Mar 7, 2017 at 4:52 PM Updated Mar 8, 2017 at 11:56 AM. Share. LEESBURG ...

Court dismisses North Jersey semi-pro baseball suit - NorthJersey.com

The press release from the Newark Bears in 2013 announcing the games to be played there helped legitimize his new business, he said. Ritchie added that the organization transitioned into a non-profit in 2014, and that the organization is likely to have ...

Joyful memories when the Ringling circus came to Newark - NJ.com

It will go the way of Ruppert Stadium, where the best minor-league team team in history, the Newark Bears, owned Newark from April to September in the 1930s and 1940s. We've already said goodbye to the Weequahic Diner, which was the Buckingham ...

When the New York Yankees Owned the Greatest Farm Team in History - NY Sports Day

The Newark Bears of 1937 are considered by many as the greatest minor league team in history. Let's examine some of those reasons. In addition to the aforementioned 100+ win season and playoff success ending in a one-in-a-lifetime comeback for the ...

Craft beer, vintage arcade planned for downtown Newark - NJ.com

The plans for Barcade came as redevelopment projects take hold around downtown, including a project to turn the mostly vacant Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium and approximately 7.5 acres of surrounding land into a mixed-use development with 2.3 ...

$23.5M sale settles debt: What Bears stadium really cost - NJ.com

NEWARK -- The $23.5 million sale of Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium to a New York developer has allowed the city and Essex County to pay off the debt left from the cost of its construction, County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo confirmed this week.

Deal is inked: Newark Bears stadium will be razed, replaced - NJ.com

The $23.5 million sale will mark the end of the stadium, which was built in 1998 for about $34 million, and has been mostly empty since the minor league Newark Bears baseball team folded in 2014. The stadium was owned by the Essex County Improvement ...

New Owner Of Newark Bears and Eagles Stadium Closes On Property - Patch.com

NEWARK, NJ — The new owner of the former Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium in Newark has officially closed on the property, Essex County officials announced last week. Lotus purchased the site from the Essex County Improvement Authority, which ...

The Newark Bears were an American professional baseball team based in Newark, New Jersey. They were a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and, later, the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball. The Bears played their home games at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium. The team folded after the 2013 season.

Newark Bears
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League Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball
Location Newark, New Jersey
Ballpark Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium
Year founded 1998
Year folded 2013
Nickname(s) Brick City Bears
League championships (2) 2002, 2007
Division championships (2) 2001, 2007 (First Half Champs)
Former name(s) Newark Bears (1998–2013)
Former league(s) Atlantic League of Professional Baseball
Colors Navy blue, white
         
Ownership Danielle Dronet and Douglas Spiel
Manager Garry Templeton
General Manager Danielle Dronet
Riverfront Stadium

The Newark Bears were an American professional baseball team based in Newark, New Jersey. They were a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and, later, the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball. The Bears played their home games at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium. The team folded after the 2013 season.