Start-Up Baseball League Targets African Americans, Pine Bluff

Pine Bluff (AR) is one of the cities being considered for a franchise in a new professional baseball league geared toward African-American players.  Representatives of the National Urban Professional Baseball League will hold tryouts at Pine Bluff Regional Park on May 31 and June 1, according to Michael Mayden, a former professional scout who is helping to organize the league.  Read more here.  Read about Tennessee team here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the heads up.

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