We found an update on Ryan Stevens, former coaching staff member of the Texarkana Gunslingers and the last manager for the Big Bend Cowboys. The update was added to the Cowboys page here:
Just uploaded a short video clip taken from the 1st base dugout as the 2007 CBL All-Star Game concluded. It showed players and coaching staff members from the North team after it won the game. The team was comprised of players and coaches from the Lewisville Lizards and the Tarrant County Blue Thunder.
Tom Goodwin (manager of the Lizards), Curtis Wilkerson (manager of the Blue Thunder) and Kieran Mattison (pitcher and coach for the Lizards) are featured in this clip.
That video clip has been added to the 2007 CBL All-Star Game page here:
We found the top 2 cards in the baseball card set for the 2010 Las Cruces Vaqueros from a completed eBay listing. The roster of players and coaching staff members was included in the description so those have been added, along with the image of the top 2 cards in the set, on the Vaqueros page here:
This is from the old McKinney Blue Thunder website (Wayback Machine archive here):
Awards were presented to the following players on August 22 in Texas City prior to the start of the Championship series. Congratulations to:
CBL MOST VALUABLE PLAYER: Kyle Wells, Catcher, Bay Area Toros
CBL OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Anthony Edwards, Outfielder, Texarkana Gunslingers
CBL PITCHER OF THE YEAR: Kevin Cooper, Bay Area Toros
CBL RELIEVER OF THE YEAR: Jack Tilghman, Texarkana Gunslingers
CBL MANAGER OF THE YEAR: Jim Bolt, Bay Area Toros
We found the bio of Tom Goodwin from the Wayback Machine’s (archive.org) September 2007 snapshot of the original Lewisville Lizards website (llproball.com). The link to his archived bio has been added to the Lizards’ page here:
We added several video clips taken during the 2007 Continental Baseball League home run derby and All-Star game. They feature clips from the Bay Area Toros, Lewisville Lizards, Tarrant County Blue Thunder and Texas Heat.
Those videos are on this page:
Dan Shwam managed one season in the CBL, leading the 2009 Alexandria Aces to the league’s championship. Which other independent league teams did he manage to a league title?
The 1997 Elmira Pioneers (Northeast League) and the 2003 Jackson Senators (Central Baseball League)
Just added are two new articles to the 2008 CBL Championship (and post-season) page. They include recaps of the rain-shortened playoff series against Corpus Christi, quotes from Gunslingers Manager Chris McKnight, listing players for the Gunslingers to start Game 1 against the Toros and more.
Those links have been added here:
We found an article which recaps the 2007 CBL All-Star Game from Clear Creek High School in League City, Texas. Quotes from managers Jim Bolt, Curtis Wilkerson and Royce Holder are included as well as player names and a recap of the game action.
That article link has been added to the 2007 CBL All-Star Game page here:
Chris McKnight served as the manager of the Texarkana Gunslingers for part of the 2008 season and for the 2009 season. During 2009 he uploaded a snippet of his baseball hand-eye coordination training program. Here is a link to that video: