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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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.
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
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?
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.
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.