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.
More information about the future of the Butler BlueSox, as well as the future name of Kelly Automotive Park, could be revealed at a special meeting next week. Read more here. In a news release issued earlier this month, Butler BlueSox Baseball Organization, the team’s ownership group, announced the club would be leaving the Prospect League (Summer Collegiate) after 10 seasons. The more economical Great Lakes League (Summer Collegiate) was mentioned as a possible landing spot for the franchise. Read more here.
After playing four seasons in the Prospect League (Summer Collegiate), the Kokomo Jackrabbits will join the Northwoods League (Summer Collegiate) beginning the 2019 season. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Prospect League, the Summer Collegiate Wood Bat circuit, is now looking eastward in its endeavor to grow the league and its brand. With eleven current cities readying for Opening Day 2018 on May 30th, the league has already added the Cape Girardeau (Mo.) Catfish for the 2019 season, with several other markets currently in talks and discussions for the 2019 season and beyond. Continue reading