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Regular-Season MLB Games in London by 2019?

A vivid piece of American sports culture was displayed in London’s Hyde Park as baseball came to town on July 4, the U.S. Independence Day.  Charlie Hill, the managing director of Major League Baseball for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, says it’s possible that some regular-season games will be played in London as soon as the 2019 season. Read more here.

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MLB Coming to London?

New York Mets LogoThe Olympic Stadium could stage a New York Mets Major League baseball game after the Mayor of London declared their owner was “very receptive” to being them being the first team to play in Europe.  Read more here.

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Frontier League Back in London? (UPDATED)

On the heels of winning Canada’s Favourite Ballpark contest, historic Labatt Park in London (ON) could again host an indy pro Frontier League franchise.  It’s very preliminary, but a group from Illinois is reportedly exploring the market. Labatt hosted the league’s London Werewolves from 1999-2001.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Galbraith for the link.  UPDATE:  It looks like the former Oakland County Cruiser are making the play for London.  Read more here.

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