News out of Nassau County, New York says that the Atlantic League is going to have a possible 2012 team in somewhere on Long Island.
What is of interest is the fact that the investors are from a publicly-traded company on the New York Stock Exchange (Reckson’s ticker symbol is “RA” on the NYSE). The likely site is next to the Nassau Coliseum which is where the New York Islanders NHL hockey team plays its home games.
The story opens up an interesting look at how independent baseball may be positioned going forward as part of alliances with owners of teams other sports/leagues. The release focuses primarily on the real estate possibilities, and no mention of anything related to the actual baseball experience for fans is mentioned. Nonetheless, it is worth your reading in order to better understand the thought process of prospective ownership groups and partnerships which may affect a team in your area in the future.
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