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Rascals to Host 2018 Frontier League All-Star Game, Unveil Logo

PRESS RELEASE – The River City Rascals have announced that the City of O’Fallon and CarShield Field have been awarded the 2018 Frontier League All-Star Game. This will be the first time in 13 years the Rascals have hosted the All-Star Game and Home Run Derby. The announcement was made by former St. Louis Cardinals’ legend Jim Edmonds at the STL Legends Game this past Saturday. Continue reading

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Jackson County (MI) Moving Forward with Fairgrounds Development without Ballpark

A naming rights partnership for the proposed Frontier League (Independent Professional) baseball stadium and team was expected to be announced at the Tuesday, Aug. 8 Board of Commissioners study session before the deal fell apart.  While it could resurface, the county is moving forward with redesigning the fairgrounds without a stadium in the middle.  Read more here.

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Frontier League All-Star Game Tonight in Joliet, Prison Giveaway Planned

The Joliet Slammers (Independent Professional, Frontier League) are giving away Joliet prison replicas to the first 1,000 fans on Wednesday, July 12, at the 2017 All-Star Game to be held at Slammers Stadium. The giveaway is presented by the City of Joliet (IL) and Joliet Area Historical Museum.  Read more here.

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Bosse Field Video

Enjoy this Bosse Field video posted by the Evansville Otters (Independent Professional, Frontier League):

We Go To Bosse Field from johnflattop on Vimeo.

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Hopes Fade for Proposed Parkersburg Ballpark

The words “play ball” won’t be heard any time soon-at least not on Fort Boreman Hill.  At least that’s the point officials are making about the proposed baseball team and multi-purpose ballpark in Parkersburg (WV).  Read more here.

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Joplin in Preliminary Talks with Frontier League

City officials are keeping Joplin (MO) ready for a pitch from professional baseball even though the Joplin Blasters (Independent Professional, American Association) struck out.  Mayor Mike Seibert this week mentioned the Frontier League (Independent Professional) in a City Council discussion about whether to install artificial turf on the infield of Joe Becker Stadium.  Read more here.

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Boomers Announce New GM

PRESS RELEASE – The Schaumburg Boomers, a professional minor league baseball team serving Chicago’s northwest suburbs, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Chase as General Manager. Continue reading

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