A Pennsylvania group is purchasing Skylands Park in Sussex Country, New Jersey. The stadium last served as home to the Sussex County SkyHawks who played in the Can-Am League. The agent handling the sale of the stadium was quoted as saying that the Atlantic League was very interested in putting a team there in 2014.
Likely, should the Atlantic League truly be interested, the stadium would serve as a hub for the proposed Atlantic League 2. That possible independent league would serve as a feeder league directly to the current Atlantic League clubs. No word yet exists on if that league is officially going to happen and, if so, when the starting dates would be. Should such a league come into existence, the likely scenario is that this feeder league would operate in the Northeast with smaller budgets and lower travel costs by playing in old stadiums which once housed independent professional baseball or higher-level summer collegiate league teams.
The article also mentions an unnamed second league is considering putting a team in the stadium. There is no word on if that league is a professional independent league, summer collegiate league or even affiliated pro baseball.
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