Recently, North Miami Beach Baseball played a series of games against the “975 Baseball Team” visiting from Moscow, Russia. This special Russian team was first founded in 1989 and was given training space in the CSKA Arena. The games were played at Chief Fred Maas Field, at Pelican Park in Sunny Isles Beach and Mishcon Park in North Miami Beach. The Russian team, consisting of 14 players and 3 coaches, expressed their enjoyment at being able to play this series of games against their American counterparts.
In the Commission Chambers on Friday, March 1 the players and coaches met with members of the Sunny Isles Beach City Commission. The Mayor presented a proclamation recognizing the Russian “975 Baseball Team” for their sportsman-like conduct and friendly competition during the games and declared March 1, 2013 as 975 Baseball Team Day.