The Southwestern States League plans to play its first game this summer as an official independent baseball league. This past week has seen an interesting set of announcements:
- There will be no North Division as originally planned: http://ballparkbiz.wordpress.com/2011/02/19/ssl-pulls-plug-on-north-division-for-2011/#more-15839
- The current SSL fan forum will no longer operate as a longtime Southwest U.S. independent baseball fan had a dissent with the SSL league ownership: http://pecosleaguebaseballfans.myfastforum.org/Steping_Down_about268.html and http://permianbasinleaguefans.jeltz3.myfastforum.org/Steping_Down_about78.html
- The league announced a partnership with Pointstreak: http://www.pointstreak.com/aboutus/news-story.html?newsid=156
As more news develops it will be posted on this site.
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