Proposed New Summer Collegiate League on Deck

Columbus NESteve Wagner, president of a proposed, yet-to-be-named summer collegiate league that would begin play in 2016, met with the Columbus (NE) Board of Parks Commissioners this week to pitch the idea of bringing a franchise to Pawnee Park Field.  Wagner is reportedly targeting markets in Nebraska, Minnesota, the Dakotas, and Wyoming.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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2 responses to “Proposed New Summer Collegiate League on Deck

  1. tenaciouspuma

    Doesn’t ellicit a lot of confidence does it? With no teams signed on yet, no owners, 2016 is unrealistic. This has been the downfall of these Mickey Mouse start up indy leagues that have failed miserably. This has all the looks of being the same…travel looks brutal as well.

  2. Joe

    If you don’t have teams/cities secured for next summer, it’s kinda late as a lot of work needs to be done…and then Managers need time to recruit players which will be slim pickings as there is almost an over saturation of collegiate summer leagues.

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