Earlier this week, MLB.com had an article about the independent baseball leagues. It focused on some of the players who started their careers in these leagues and ultimately made it to the Majors:
There are some good quotes and stories in this article, so you should take a few minutes to read it. The article even touches on the topic of travel teams in the independent leagues.
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