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BOB LIPP - SILVER CITY

bob.lipp@yahoo.com

PLAYERS NEEDED TO FORM NEW TEAMS!

SILVER CITY, NM (Special) January 1, 2019 – Team directors in each new Copper League town are looking for players that want to play baseball this next summer!


The interest generated by the league announcing the start of the league has brought a tremendous amount of inquiries to the league office.

HISTORIC COPPER LEAGUE ATTEMPTING COMEBACK

SILVER CITY, NM (Special) December 21, 2018 – Baseball enthusiasts will gather at a meeting to be held to determine if the baseball league can be organized to begin play in 2019 or 2020. The meeting specifics will be announced soon.

Items to be discussed: what communities will be represented with a team, approve a season schedule, league and team budgets, player roster eligibility, home gate receipts kept by home team or shared with visiting clubs, club performance bonds and league dues.

The league is keeping a tight geographic area for clubs to be located. El Paso, Deming, and Silver City will be represented at the meeting. The league is looking for interest in other communities that are within the league geographic area that include Las Cruces, and all of southwestern New Mexico.

The Copper League was in operation during the 1910s, 20s and 50s and many famous ballplayers played in the area.

Any interest can be directed to Bob Lipp at (316) 617 1751 or bob.lipp@yahoo.com

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What:
The Copper League is an new amateur baseball league that will begin play this coming Summer. 

When:
The Copper League season will begin in mid-May and continue into August.

Where:
The Copper League will have teams based in El Paso, Las Cruces, Deming, Silver City and possible teams located in Alamogordo and Carlsbad. Each Copper League team will have a home ballpark. 

Player Information:
All players and coaches who are wanting to participate, please contact the league office immediately! The Copper League is open to all players who are 18 and over.  There are no restrictions due to prior participation in other leagues. 

Contact Information:
Phone: 316 617-1751

bob.lipp@yahoo.com

ART ARREY - DEMING

aarrey49@gmail.com

MIKE BELTRAN - El PASO

mgbmwb69@hotmail.com

The new baseball teams will start to play in late-May and the season will end in August. 


Teams are looking for players, with any playing experience, and team volunteers to help with team operations. Please contact team directors listed below: