PRESS RELEASE – The Freedom Pro Baseball League & the City of Scottsdale have agreed on the use of Scottsdale Stadium for the League’s 2012 Inaugural Season starting May 19 through September 21st. The Freedom Pro Baseball League will play approximately 45 games at Scottsdale Stadium.
The Freedom Pro Baseball League has six teams total with at least four playing this season and the others phased in next season. These Teams will respectfully represent different Regions of the Valley, along with one Team representing the Prescott Region. The Arizona Centennials will play their Home Games at Scottsdale Stadium and will be Representing the Central Region. The Montezuma Federals will be looking to play their Home Games at Yavapai College’s Roughrider Park in Prescott and will be Representing the Prescott Region. The Copper State Prospectors (representing the East Valley) & Sonoran Explorers (representing the West Valley); will be playing their Home Games at Stadiums in the Valley representing their regions. The Western Wranglers & Grand Canyon Pioneers will look to get their start in the second season.
The League’s Vision is to bring High Quality, Low Cost, Fun, Family Friendly Entertainment to Valley residents in between Spring Training, & theFall League games. The League is also excited to offer an opportunity for Local and National Baseball talent to play and be seen by Major League Scouts, with the possibility of being picked up by a Major League Team.
The Man behind the Vision is former Pro Baseball Player, Owner of Joe Sperle’s Baseball School, & Scottsdale resident, Joe Sperle. Joe along with Tim Gross, a Top Producing Farmer in North Dakota, and Tony & Dawn Kyle, Business Marketing Consultants, have worked together to make the Dream a reality.
A General Manager has been selected and will be announced this coming month of March. The League is currently interviewing for Team Coaches, Managers, and other top positions. Game Tryouts to fill 4 out of 6 Team Rosters will be April 9,10th & 21st-22nd at Scottsdale Stadium.
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Thanks to John Galbraith for the story.