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Inland Empire 66ers
Inland Empire 66ers is a minor are a minor league baseball team in San Bernardino of California. The 66ers play home games at Arrowhead Credit Union Park as an A team. The team has a history of affiliation with the Seattle Mariners and the Los Angeles Dodgers. They had announced to renew their affiliation with the Los Angeles Dodgers beginning in the 2007 season.
The 66ers were established when the Salinas Spurs moved to San Bernardino and they had bought the name of the San Bernardino Spirit from the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes. The team originally played at Fiscalini Field until 1996 when the team moved to San Bernardino Stadium, which has a nickname The Ranch in concert with the team's new name. The team had a change in the name at later stage to the present one. Inland Empire 66ers is a name taken due to an inspiration with the historic Route 66 running through San Bernardino.
There is no clear history regarding the addition of San Bernardino to the club's official name, or whether the change is for reasons related to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim name. The team was considered to be a unique for an affiliation with National Public Radio. In the year of 2008 the team changed its station to commercial talk station KCAA.66ers have achieved e success over the years, winning the hearts and minds of the Inland Empire in the process.
The club was formerly known as the Stampede. It has won league championships in the years of 1995, 1999, and 2000 as a Dodgers affiliate. It had achieved two more league win overs in 2003 and 2006 as a farm team for the Seattle Mariners. They became just the fourth team in California League history to win back-back titles when they won the crown in 2000.
The 66ers had moved to a great stadium in downtown San Bernardino in 1996, which has a capacity to cater around 270,000 fans in its first full year in the ballpark, providing Inland Empire residents with a Crown Jewel for entertainment and value. The 66ers and the city of San Bernardino have signed a 10-year stadium naming-rights deal with Arrowhead Credit Union before the year of 2002. They have become the first team in the California League's history to secure a stadium naming rights deal.
A new and aggressive promotional schedule in 2002 led to the team increasing its attendance by more than 50% from the 2001 season (to nearly 240,000), by far the biggest jump in the California League. In March, 2002, the 66ers parent club of the time, the Seattle Mariners, played an exhibition game at Arrowhead Credit Union Park.
It was the first time in 30 years that a major league team played a game in San Bernardino. The 66ers invited actor Kevin Costner to play in the game and he accepted. Costner played for the 66ers in that game and started at shortstop before finishing up with an inning on the mound. Arrowhead Credit Union Park even played host to a sold-out welcome home rally for former Inland Empire resident Derek Parra, who captured gold and silver in speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Utah.
Every member of the 66ers organization knows that the team depends on the surrounding communities for support. Inland Empire citizens are discovering that the team supports them very well. The team has also sponsored a baseball league for underprivileged children in association with the San Bernardino Housing Authority and the San Bernardino Police Department.
They have also put together various fund raising programs to benefit local foundations and charities in the Inland Empire have plans to do so in future. They know that the team's success is ultimately tied to the success of the local communities and businesses that work with the 66ers.
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