PRESS RELEASE – The Freedom Pro Baseball League today announced their plans for expansion throughout Arizona and California. The league has also agreed to play interleague games with Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs (PAPBC) for the 2013 season. The PAPBC has teams in San Rafael, California, Maui and Hilo Hawaii.
The Freedom Pro Baseball League continues to target expansion markets in Arizona that will provide financial opportunities for teams to be successful. The league has retained The Sports Advisory Group to assist in securing owners for the expansion franchises as well as pursuing investors for the existing teams.
League General Manager, Michael King states, “We learned in our first season that this is a business model that can be successful.” He adds, “The Pacific Association has some very strong ballplayers and we’re looking forward to showcasing our talents on a larger stage.”
Bill Yates of the Sports Advisory Group says that new ownership transactions are currently being negotiated, “We’re finalizing individual team operating agreements with new owners right now and we’re replying to the large number of ownership inquiries that we’ve received.”
The Freedom Pro Baseball League currently has teams playing in the City of Phoenix, Prescott, Scottsdale and Peoria, Arizona with plans to expand into Surprise, Arizona and Salt River Field in Scottsdale. The league focuses on providing high quality, affordable, family-friendly baseball entertainment.