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The Newark Bears is an American pro baseball team from Newark, New Jersey that was founded in 1998 and is part of the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball. It is known also by its nick name, the Brick City Bruins, and has the official colors of white and navy blue. At present, this team plays at the Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium and is the recipient of several spectacular titles, making it one to see live via Newark Bears tickets.
The Newark Bears has a rich history behind it. Newark was home to a number of pro baseball franchises such as the Newark Indians formed in 1902, the Newark Eagles founded in 1936 and the Newark Pepper founded in 1915. The team played in Newark as a member of the International League from 1926 onwards to 1949 with its home stadium being the Ruppert Stadium that is today part of the Ironbound. The present team was founded by Rick Cerone, former catcher for the New York Yankees and also a native of Newark. At its founding, the team played its home games in The Ballpark at Harbor Yard located in Bridgeport, Connecticut and also at the Skylands Park in Augusta, New Jersey. Their current home park was created in 1999.
From its founding, the Newark Bears has attracted many baseball stars to its roster. Renowned players such as Ozzie Canseco and Jose Canseco have played for the team. Rickey Henderson has also played for the team, a time during which he became the Atlantic League All-Star Game's Most Valuable Player and was then signed to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jose Lima also played as a pitcher for this team before being signed onto the Kansas City Royals. A number of players have also gone on to play in Major League Baseball and gain fame, a list that includes Scott Spiezio, Carl Everett, Armando Benitez, Ramiro Mendoza, Keith Foulke, Scott Williamson, Jay Gibbons, Daryle Ward, Jim Leyritz, and Lance Johnson.
The Newark Bears spent most of its time as a member of the Atlantic League, joining the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball in 2010. It was one of the only three teams to join the league for the 2011 season along with the Rockland Boulders and the New York Federals. To date, it has won a number of titles including two League titles; the first won in 2002 and the second won in 2007. It has also won two Division titles; the first won in 2001 and the second won in 2007. Being a two time League champion, it is a team to be enjoyed live via Newark Bears tickets.