Tag Archives: Frontier League

CornBelters Work to Improve Fan Experience

Always striving to put a better team on the field, the Normal CornBelters (Independent Professional, Frontier League) have placed an added emphasis on improving the product off the field with the season opener approaching Friday.  Read more here.

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Filed under Amenities & Features, Fun & Atmosphere, Promotions & Entertainment

Crestwood Ballpark Celebrates 20th Season

It’s hard to believe its been 20 years already, but this year marks the 20th season of professional baseball at what is now called Standard Bank Stadium in Crestwood (IL), home of the Windy City Thunderbolts (Independent Professional, Frontier League).  Read more here.

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Filed under Awards & Recognition, Stadium Issues

Wild, Frontier League Ponder Future Under ‘Save America’s Pastime Act’

With or without the “Save America’s Pastime Act” included in the recent spending bill passed by Congress and signed into law by the President, baseball’s independent professional leagues have, arguably, a reasonable claim that they are covered by an exception to federal minimum-wage and overtime laws, which applies to seasonal amusement or recreational businesses under 29 USC § 213(a)(3).  It appears the Frontier League will take a wait-and-see approach.  Read more here.

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Otters Add Two to Front Office

PRESS RELEASE – After unveiling early additions to the 2018 front office staff, the Evansville Otters continue to welcome new members to the club’s front office. The Otters announced the hiring of Zoe Urbina and Chris Gunn for the 2018 season. Continue reading

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Game Company Claims Purchase of Joliet Ballpark Naming Rights

When the twisted minds behind Cards Against Humanity asked fans to pitch in $15 to help the game company “save America,” almost any potential scenario was on the table, including digging a pointless hole in the ground.  On day six of their (anti-Donald Trump/advertising) campaign, they claim they have purchased the naming rights to the home of the Joliet Slammers (Independent Professional, Frontier League).  Read more and watch video here.  Read about Cards Against Humanity Saves Baseball here.  So, what do the Slammers have to say?

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Schaumburg Officials Endorse $10.5 Million in Upgrades to Boomers Ballpark

Schaumburg (IL) village board members Tuesday joined their counterparts on the Schaumburg Park District board in endorsing a four-year, $10.5 million plan to upgrade the nearly 19-year-old baseball stadium the two governments co-own.  Read more and view renderings here.

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$1.5 Million in Repairs Coming to Historic Bosse Field

Plans are being made for major repairs to Evansville’s 102-year-old Bosse Field baseball stadium using money from a county property tax increase that takes effect in January. Read more here.

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