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Brockton Houses Independent Baseball’s Hidden Gem

By Mark Chiarelli On May - 28 - 2010

From Bill Murray to Keith Brachold, the Brockton Rox offer many a story to the casual baseball fan.

Since 2002, the Brockton Rox are been a member of the Canadian-American Professional Baseball Association, an independent league with no affiliation to Major League Baseball.

This did not hold back Bill Murray, who took a keen interest with the team. And for those who are staring at this wondering if I’m yanking your chain, you can rest assure this is no joke.

This is the Bill Murray who has shined on every comedic stage presented to him such as Caddyshack as well as Saturday Night Live

When the Rox were founded in 2002, Murray immediately jumped on the possibility of co-owning this team.

The “director of fun”, Murray makes the most of his visits to the park en...

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