Normal CornBelters (Independent Professional, Frontier League) team president Steve Malliet confirmed this week that the team is — as expected — leaving the independent professional Frontier League and will be a part of a summer collegiate wood bat league for the 2019 season. The Northwoods League, Prospect League and Great Lakes League have been mentioned. Read more here.
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The Traverse City Beach Bums formally left the Frontier League (Independent Professional) on Wednesday, as new ownership announced the team would shift to the Northwoods League (Summer Collegiate) for 2019. Are the Normal CornBelters next to depart the Frontier League? The chatter is that the team will switch to the Prospect League (Summer Collegiate) for next season. Read more here.
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.
Renowned baseball owner/showman Mike Veeck has been part of the Normal CornBelters’ ownership group from the inception of a Frontier League franchise that completed its seventh season in September. For the 2017 season and the offseason preparation for it, Veeck will “absolutely” be more involved in what he promises will be a change in direction for the occupants of the Corn Crib. Read more here.
Stadium Journey correspondent Richard Smith recently visited The Corn Crib, home of the Normal CornBelters (Independent Professional, Frontier League). Read more and view photos here.
The Hudson Valley Renegades (Single-A, New York-Penn League), Normal CornBelters (Independent Professional, Frontier League), and Missoula Osprey (Rookie, Pioneer League) have unveiled their 2016 promotional schedules. View Renegades schedule here. View CornBelters schedule here. View Osprey schedule here.