With the Atlantic League’s opening night last night, the Sugar Land Skeeters opened up their new stadium to the suburban Houston market. It also marks the beginning of the Western-most team for a league which, up to now, had teams in Pennsylvania being the Western-most. This created much speculation and wondering among independent baseball executives and insiders as to what will take place in the coming years.
Two articles came out recently, one from Baseball America and the other from Bob Wirz’s Independent Baseball Insider column (http://www.wirzandassociates.com) both detailing the public discussion regarding more teams in the Atlantic League which exist west of the Pennsylvania/Maryland area. Both are of interest should you like information regarding the business side of the sport:
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