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Confirmed: CornBelters to Become Summer Collegiate Franchise

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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‘Belters Next to Leave for Summer Collegiate Ranks?

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.

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CornBelters Again Contemplate Future as a Pro Team

Like this time last year, the Normal CornBelters (Independent Professional, Frontier League) are pondering an off-season move from the Frontier League to a summer collegiate circuit — possibly the Northwoods League or Prospect League.  Read more here.

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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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Veeck to Unleash CornBelters’ Untapped Potential

Cornbelters LogoRenowned 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.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: The Corn Crib (Normal, IL)

Stadium Journey Chairs Logocornbelters-logoStadium Journey correspondent Richard Smith recently visited The Corn Crib, home of the Normal CornBelters (Independent Professional, Frontier League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Renegades, CornBelters, Osprey Unveil 2016 Promo Schedules

Hudson Valley Renegades LogoCornbelters LogoMissoula Osprey Secondary LogoThe 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.

Hudson Valley Renegades  unveil 2016 promo schedule

Hudson Valley Renegades unveil 2016 promo schedule

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