FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016
Lincoln Potters Name First Manager
Lincoln, CA— The newly revived Lincoln Potters have named Eric Bloom as their manager for the team’s inaugural season in the Great West League. The Pierce College (Los Angeles) assistant coach and San Fernando Valley native looks to bring back a winning tradition to Lincoln.
"I'm looking forward to bringing a rich baseball tradition and quality baseball team back to the town of Lincoln,” said Bloom.
Bloom is a graduate of Cleveland High School (2005) in Reseda and spent a year at Cal Poly Pomona before transferring to Pierce College in order fulfill his dream of playing collegiate baseball. After two seasons with the Brahmas, Eric transferred once more, this time to Colorado State University-Pueblo where he finished his college career.
After graduation, Bloom played for several independent teams, culminating in a championship with the Edinburg Roadrunners (Texas) of United League Baseball in 2012. Eric subsequently took an assistant coaching job at Pierce, where he continues to coach.
In addition to his coaching duties with Pierce, Bloom has also worked as the skipper for the So-Cal Phillies, a travel team featuring top-level high school talent, for the past three years.
LINCOLN POTTERS HOME OPENER
The Potters will kick off their 35-game home schedule on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at McBean Stadium. For questions about season tickets, please contact Justin Wardlaw at (602)397-4367 or by email at [email protected]
ABOUT THE GREAT WEST LEAGUE
The Great West League is one of the premier summer collegiate wood bat leagues in North America, providing a professional, minor league-like atmosphere for top college players seeking professional baseball careers, while providing affordable family entertainment and enriching the quality of life in its member communities.
Potters season tickets for the 2017 season at
McBean Stadium are on sale now. For questions about the 2017 season, please contact General Manager Matt Lundgren at (520)850-0829 or by email at [email protected].
For more information about Lincoln Potters Baseball,
log on to www.LincolnPotters.com
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