Toole: Withdrawal of Teams Not Financially Motivated

As reported Friday, Jamie Toole, owner and operator of the summer collegiate Will County CrackerJacks and Illinois Lincolns, withdrew his teams from the Midwest Collegiate League.  The league believes his action was taken for financial reasons.  Toole says the move was driven by philosophical differences.  His two teams will continue to play each other starting next Tuesday for a five-game “Battle of Will County” series.  Toole vows to find a new league for his teams.  Read more here.

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3 responses to “Toole: Withdrawal of Teams Not Financially Motivated

  1. Been Around

    I can just imagine the number of leagues lined up to take this guy in.

  2. Sara

    I hope Jamie does not rear his ugly head in any other league in the near future. Has he been reached for comment?

  3. There will be no five-game “Battle of Will County” series. Mr. Toole’s teams — the Will County CrackerJacks and the Illinois Lincolns — ended their “season” last night, negatively impacting his remaining players, managers and coaches and the fans of these teams.

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