The City of Joliet (IL) made a pitch for Frontier League membership on Monday. While no decision was made, the Windy City Thunderbolts reportedly want a $200k payout for territorial intrusion. If true, this is silly, as the Joliet JackHammers are already in the market under a different league banner. In fact, the ‘Bolts would actually benefit from having a new suburban Chicago rival. Read more here.
City Makes Pitch for Joliet, ‘Bolts Want Payout
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