Rockville Express

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Rockville Express
League Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League
Location Rockville, Maryland
Ballpark Knights' Field
League championships 2007/2012
Post-Season Tournament championships 2007
Colors Orange and Royal Blue
2016 season 17-23
Management Jim Kazunas (General Manager)
Manager Rick Price

The Rockville Express is a collegiate summer baseball team based in Rockville, Maryland. Most of its players are drawn from the college ranks. The team is a member of the Cal Ripken, Sr. Collegiate Baseball League (CRSCBL). The Express plays its home games at Knights Field on the campus of Montgomery College in the town of Rockville. The Express is owned and operated by the non-profit Rockville Community Baseball, Inc., and is funded through merchandise sales, donations, and other fundraising efforts at games.[1]

The Express won the CRSCBL's tournament in 2007, the team's third year. They finished the season with a record of 27-15 and tied Youse's Maryland Orioles for the regular season championship.[2] The Express won the 2012 regular season championship with a 30-11 Record.

History[edit]

Rockville Community Baseball, Inc. was founded in 2005 as a founding member of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League. During its inaugural season the Express finished with a record of 19 wins, 20 losses and 1 tie. In 2006 the Express won their final five games to finish in second place with a record of 25 wins and 15 losses. As noted above, 2007 brought the team a tie for the regular season championship and its first post-season CRCBL championship.The Express were the regular season champions again in 2012.

In 2007 the Express announced a capital improvement program to provide lights on Knights Field.[1] The home stadium located at Montgomery College Rockville has undergone extensive renovations including a state of the art lighting system and press box.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rockville Express official web site". Retrieved 2008-03-26. 
  2. ^ "CRSCBL 2007 Schedule and Results". Retrieved 2008-03-26. 
  3. ^ "New York Mets Roster". Retrieved 2008-03-25. 
  4. ^ "MLB Stats for Joe Smith". Retrieved 2008-03-26. 

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