Jan 15 2040: Bye Bye Merc - by RDailey1948 on March 9th, 2019
Players and Staff added bats, gloves and uniforms to a farewell bonfire in Gulfport last night. All personel then loaded into UHauls and were last seen heading north.
The local mayor was quoted "The hottest I've seen those guys in a long time."
Aug 21 2034: Dong Jin Kwon Day - by RDailey1948 on December 1st, 2017
Gulport Mercury retired the jersey of Dong Jin Kwon [ID #87802] in a recent ceremony at Sprit of 76 Field.
Kwon began his ML career with the franchise at Charlotte in 2030 where he earned ROY at age 32.
The following year he was All Star Pitcher, posted a 1.12 ERA with 46 Saves in 50 appearances.
During the three seasons with the team, he had 90 Saves in 127 appearances with an ERA of 2.07 and BAA of .190.
All his major league service was with this franchise.
He becomes the first to have his jersey number painted on the outfield wall, appropriately near the bullpen.
Apr 25 2034: Arctic Spring Moving to Summer Too - by RDailey1948 on November 1st, 2017
Due to the Arctic level hitting and pitching, the Merc is moving on to prepare for next season. Come out and see some new faces and more playing time for the younger players.
Mar 20 2034: Opening Day, 2034! - by RDailey1948 on October 23rd, 2017
"We're getting close to opening day. I don't know if that's a good or bad thing."
-- Sparky Anderson.......
Our 2034 season will be quite interesting, either way. Go Merc! - RD
Mar 25 2033: Opening Day - by RDailey1948 on August 7th, 2017