12/10/14 - 10:09pm
The Peninsula Oilers are going for it.
Facing a severe financial shortfall, the Oilers board of directors had considered taking the 2015 season off.
But at the board meeting in early November, the members decided to shoot for a 42nd-straight season of baseball.
“We all sat around at talked about it, and we officially decided at the last meeting we were just going to go for it,” said Michael Tice, board president. “There wasn’t a vote. It was more like, ‘This is what we do. We don’t need a vote.’”