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Racers2Return "Dinner on the Diamond" a Huge Success

August 21, 2018 - Akron, OH - The 17-year veteran General Manager of the Akron Racers, Joey Arrietta, announced today the preliminary numbers for the highly successful fund-raising campaign to bring professional fastpitch back to Akron. "I was overwhelmed by the out pouring of support from 254 guests and volunteers for our first-ever "Dinner on the Diamond," reported Arrietta. "The night was filled with energized fans who were extremely generous and supportive of the goals of the R2R Campaign." Preliminary figures estimate a $21,000 sho... Full Story

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R2R Campaign to Bring Racers Back to Akron in Full Swing

June 28, 2018 - Akron, OH - The Akron Racers Charities will conduct a unique, "Dinner on the Diamond" fundraiser on August 11th at Firestone Stadium. Mission BBQ will be catering the dinner that includes a Meet n' Greet with former players and a silent auction. "I have had this idea in my back pocket for a while now," explained Joey Arrietta, the 17-year veteran GM of the Akron Racers. "I thought it was a perfect time to conduct the inaugural dinner." Tickets are $75 and can be purchased by calling 330.376.8188. All proceeds will bene... Full Story

Arrietta Announces Official Launch of R2R Campaign

June 13, 2018 - Akron, OH - Joey Arrietta, former minority owner and 17-year General Manager of the Akron Racers, heard the voices from around the country about returning the Racers to the diamond in Akron, OH. "The numerous messages I have received locally and from around the country have been amazing," explains Arrietta. "It took me a bit to settle may emotions and reboot but I am committed to the challenge of returning professional softball, the Akron Racers, to Firestone Stadium." A brand new merchandise line featuring the dynamic Ra... Full Story

Former Akron Racers Co-Owners and Cleveland Comets Agree to Settlement

April 23, 2018 - Fastpitch Partners, LLC, which owned and operated the Akron Racers, members of the National Pro Fastpitch League, since 2007, was dissolved effective February 21, 2017. Co-owners Craig Stout, majority owner, and Joey Arrietta, minority owner, have agreed to terms of a settlement to support Stout's new team, the Cleveland Comets and the to cooperate with Arrietta's efforts to field a new Akron Racers team in the National Pro Fastpitch League (NPF) under Arrietta's leadership. Arrietta, Stout, and his new company, CCFP, LLC, h... Full Story

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