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Encyclopedia > New Jersey Jackals

The New Jersey Jackals are a baseball team in the independent Can-Am League. They play their home games at Yogi Berra Stadium in Little Falls, New Jersey. Baseball is a team sport, in which a fist-sized ball is thrown by a defensive player called a pitcher and hit by an offensive player called a batter with a round, smooth stick called a bat. ... The Canadian-American Association or Can-Am League is an independent minor league baseball league which operates in the Northeastern United States and the Canadian province of Québec. ... Yogi Berra Stadium is a baseball stadium in Little Falls, New Jersey, on the campus of Montclair State University. ... Little Falls Township is a township located in Passaic County, New Jersey. ...


The club was formed in 1998, and they posted the best record in the Northeast League in their inaugural season under manager Kash Beauchamp. They went on to sweep two playoff series and win the league championship, capturing the final game at Heritage Park in Colonie, New York, over the Albany-Colonie Diamond Dogs. 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... In baseball, the head coach of a team is called the manager; this individual controls matters of team strategy on the field and team leadership. ...


From 1999 to 2002, the Northeast League was in partnership with the Northern League. The Jackals won the combined league championship in 2001 and 2002 under manager George Tsamis, defeating the Winnipeg Goldeyes in the final series both years. The deciding game was played at CanWest Global Park in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 2001 and at home in 2002. 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Northern League can mean: Northern League (baseball) for minor league baseball in the United States and Canada Northern League (football) (Albany Northern League) for the association football league in North East England Northern Premier League (UniBond League) for the association football league covering the whole of the north of England... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Winnipeg Goldeyes have been two separate and distinct baseball teams based out of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada playing in the independent Northern League. ... Canwest Global Park is the home of the Winnipeg Goldeyes Northern League baseball team in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Unum Cum Virtute Multorum (One With the Strength of Many) City of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Location. ...


The leagues went their separate ways in 2003, and the Jackals qualified for the Northeast League playoffs once again but were turned back by the eventual league champion Brockton Rox in the first round. However, the Jackals continued their winning ways in 2004, rebounding from two home losses against the North Shore Spirit to win the championship by capturing the final three games at Fraser Field in Lynn, Massachusetts 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Brockton Rox played their first game on May 31, 2002 and in their short history have already won the championship of the Northeast League (Can-Am League). ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The North Shore Spirit are a baseball team in the independent Can-Am League (the Northeast League through 2004. ... Fraser Field, in Lynn, Massachusetts, was built in 1940 by the Works Progress Administration, part of President Franklin D. Roosevelts New Deal. ... Lynn is a city located in Essex County, Massachusetts. ...


On August 28, 2002, Jeremy Callier pitched the only no-hitter in Jackals history. He completed nine no-hit innings but had to wait to celebrate because the game remained scoreless. In the bottom of the ninth, Ryan Kane hit a home run to left field, giving the Jackals a 2-0 victory over the Berkshire Black Bears and making Callier's no-hitter official. August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In baseball and softball, a no-hit game (popularly known as a no-hitter) refers to a contest in which one of the teams has prevented the other from getting an official hit during the entire length of the game, which must be at least 9 innings by the current... An innings, or inning, is a segment of a game in any of a variety of sports – most notably baseball and cricket – during which a side takes its turn to bat. ... For other uses of the phrase see Home run (disambiguation) In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run himself (along with a run for each runner who was already on...


Season Records

Season Manager First Half Record Second Half Record
1998 Kash Beauchamp 30-12, 1st place South 23-19, 2nd place South
1999 Kash Beauchamp 23-19, 1st place South 22-21, 2nd place South (tie)
2000 Kash Beauchamp 17-25, 4th place South 14-27, 4th place South
2001 George Tsamis 20-25, 3rd place South 25-20, 2nd place South
2002 George Tsamis 30-15, 1st place South 32-12, 1st place South
2003 Joe Calfapietra 28-17, 1st place South 24-20, 1st place South
2004 Joe Calfapietra 26-21, 1st place South 28-18, 1st place South

Post-Season Records

  • 1998: Defeated Allentown Ambassadors, 2 games to 0; def. Albany-Colonie Diamond Dogs, 2 games to 0, for league championship
  • 1999: Defeated Allentown Ambassadors, 3 games to 0; lost to Albany-Colonie Diamond Dogs, 3 games to 1, in championship round
  • 2001: Defeated Albany-Colonie Diamond Dogs, 3 games to 0; def. Elmira Pioneers, 3 games to 2, for league championship; def. Winnipeg Goldeyes, 3 games to 1, for championship of combined Northern League
  • 2002: Defeated Elmira Pioneers, 3 games to 2; def. Adirondack Lumberjacks, 3 games to 2, for league championship; def. Winnipeg Goldeyes, 3 games to 1, for championship of combined Northern League
  • 2003: Lost to Brockton Rox, 3 games to 1, in opening round
  • 2004: Defeated Bangor Lumberjacks, 3 games to 1; def. North Shore Spirit, 3 games to 2, for league championship

The Winnipeg Goldeyes have been two separate and distinct baseball teams based out of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada playing in the independent Northern League. ... The Brockton Rox played their first game on May 31, 2002 and in their short history have already won the championship of the Northeast League (Can-Am League). ... The North Shore Spirit are a baseball team in the independent Can-Am League (the Northeast League through 2004. ...

External link

  • New Jersey Jackals (official site)

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