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Boulder Collegians fall to Black Bears in RMCBL Playoffs


Photo by Jocelyn Rowley The Boulder Collegians hold a conference on the pitchers mound in their playoff game against the Superior Rough Riders.

More than 50 years ago, Boulder businessman Bauldie Moschetti recruited a team of elite college baseball players to come to Colorado and join his new summer team, the Boulder Collegians. Hoping to compete with prominent collegiate clubs on the East Coast, Moschetti and the Collegians set up shop at Scott Carpenter Park in Boulder and proceeded to make some local history.

Between 1964 and 1980, the Collegians won the National Baseball Congress (NBC) Championships four times, twice in the 60s and twice in the 70s. Over the years, more than 100 players from the squad ended up in the major lea...

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