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United Shore Season Begins Today, Appleby Eyes Massive Midwest Expansion

United Shore Professional Baseball LeagueToday marks the launch of the three-team developmental United Shore Professional Baseball League at the new 2,000-seat, $15-million Jimmy John’s Field.  But according to owner Andy Appleby, former owner of the Fort Wayne Wizards (Single-A, Midwest League), this is just the beginning.  He envisions expanding the USPBL to 20 teams in 10 Midwest stadiums over the next decade.  By 2017, he wants at least four to six teams playing, and 10 to 12 teams by 2020.  Read more here.

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