Sioux Falls Pheasants Headed to Northwoods League?

Argus Leader guest columnist Dave Kemp, the first secretary of the now-defunct Northern League and co-editor of “The History of Independent Baseball, 1993-2002,” doesn’t like the option being batted around by Gary Weckwerth, CEO of the Sioux Falls Pheasants, and his partners to move the franchise from the indy pro American Association to the summer collegiate Northwoods League.

We know the Northwoods League has been patiently eyeballing both the Sioux Falls and Sioux City (IA) markets for years.  One big question is, if Weckwerth and cmpany were to decide to move the team to reduce annual expenses, would they have to pay the hefty Northwoods League franchise fee (upwards of $1 million) and unique annual franchise royalties, or would league chief Dick Radatz, Jr. cut them a break to snag the market?  Read more here.

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4 responses to “Sioux Falls Pheasants Headed to Northwoods League?

  1. Bart

    Sioux Falls Canaries, not Pheasants

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