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New Ownership Moves Grizzlies to the California Coast

Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA. November 2nd, 1999. New owner, Ben Noble, made his mark immediately by picking up his newly acquired team and moving them to Cardiff, California, a small beach town just north of San Diego. “It only took one trip to Sturgis to realize this team needs to move to where the weather is beautiful all year round!” Noble was quoted as saying. New GM Alan Hounsell was on board with the move as well, as it brings him closer to his family. Few Grizzlies, now the Barrage, could argue with the move either. The team was gathered at the new stadium for a quick photo:

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