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Kirk Intrigued by Caribbean Division for Atlantic League

Atlantic League LogoWith the announcement last week by President Obama that could normalize relations between the U.S. and communist dictator-led Cuba, indy pro Atlantic League executive Peter Kirk couldn’t help but be intrigued by the idea of creating a Caribbean Division for the circuit that would feature teams in Cuba, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.  Read more here.

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Atlantic League Coming to Fort Worth?

Atlantic League LogoOpening Day Partners chairman Peter Kirk has confirmed his ownership group is in talks with Fort Worth about putting an indy pro Atlantic League franchise at LaGrave Field, the current home of the indy pro Fort Worth Cats (United League).  Kirk classified the ballpark as half-finished by Atlantic League standards and would need to be upgraded to make it work.  Read more here.  Thanks to Karl for the link.


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Frederick Awaits RFP Submissions, Sarpy County Study Under Review

The City of Frederick (MD) issued a request for proposal (RFP) notice on Feb. 16 for those wishing to lease Harry Grove Stadium, but so far no proposals have been submitted.  Suitors have until April 15 to put their best foot forward.  In the meantime, Alderwoman Carol Krimm shared with her colleagues a 2008 study from Sarpy County Continue reading

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