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London City Council Approves Frontier League Baseball for Labatt

The London (ON) City Council voted 9-3 on Monday to approve a plan by Summit Professional Baseball to bring the former Oakland County Cruisers to Labatt Park for the 2012 season.  The London Majors, a local semi-pro team from the Intercounty Baseball League, is not happy about the deal and even started an online petition to block it.  Read more here and here.

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McComb County Eyeing Former Cruisers

After Summit Professional Baseball pulled the plug on placing the former Oakland County Cruisers (Frontier League) in Clawson (MI), McComb County Executive Mark Hackel said he would like to help the owners find a home for the team in nearby McComb County.  Read more here.

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No Frontier League Baseball in Clawson

Summit Professional Baseball, which purchased the rights to the indy pro Frontier League’s former Oakland County Cruisers, have withdrawn a $1 million proposal to renovate Clawson (MI) City Park, amidst questions and concerns raised during a four-hour public hearing on Tuesday night.  Read more here.

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Ex-Cruisers to Clawson?

Summit Professional Baseball, the group that has purchased the indy pro Frontier League’s dormant and financially troubled Oakland County Cruisers franchise, is targeting Clawson (MI) for a new home.  Under a plan presented to the City Planning Commission on Tuesday, SPB would spend $1 million upgrading the City Park baseball field.  No taxpayer dollars are being contemplated for the Continue reading

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