A recent article came out quoting Diamond Sports and Entertainment’s CEO, Brian MacInnes, on several aspects of the future of the Chico Outlaws of the North American League:
Of interest is his mention about how Chico fans long for the previous team, the Chico Heat of the defunct Western League. That league folded in 2002.
It is an interesting insight into the business of independent baseball teams, stadium lease negotiations, and how so many factors go into whether or not a team has a chance of being successful.
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