Old Orchard Beach Surge is an independent American professional baseball team based in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. The Surge is set to play in the newly formed Empire Baseball League, which is not affiliated with Major League Baseball. The Surge played in the North Country Baseball League in 2015. It was previously a member of the short-lived East Coast Baseball League.
History [ edit ]
In 2015 the Surge was set to be a member of the East Coast Baseball League.
The team was to be managed by Scott “Skip” Nathanson. Prior to the planned start of the ECBL's first season the American teams, including the Surge, pulled out of the league to form the North Country Baseball League. 
2015 season [ edit ]
The Surge posted a record of 18–21 in the startup league.
The Explorers promoted ten players to the  Atlantic League and American Association.
Players promoted to higher independent leagues [ edit ]
River City Rascals
Long Island Ducks
2016 season [ edit ]
The Surge were announced to play in the newly formed Empire Baseball League.
On December 22, "Skip" Nathanson and Alex Markakis agreed to terms to return for the 2016 season. 
References [ edit ]