Updates For 2011 Independent Minor League Baseball Landscape

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It appears that this is the official landscape for the 2011 professional independent minor league baseball season:

  • American Association (14 teams)
  • Atlantic League (8 teams)
  • Can-Am League (8 teams)
  • Frontier League (12 teams)
  • North American League (12 teams)
  • Pecos League (6 teams)

If this, ultimately, is how the landscape will look at the start of the 2011 season then here are the changes from 2010:

  • American Association loses Pensacola but gains Amarillo and 4 former Northern League teams (Net + 4)
  • Atlantic League loses Newark but has Road Warriors travel team (Net 0)
  • Can-Am League gains Newark + Ramapo (or other team, TBA) (Net + 2)
  • Frontier League has Oakland County go dormant for 1 year (for new stadium) and gains Joliet (Net 0)
  • North American League combines the remaining Golden, Northern, and United League teams
  • Continental League folds
  • Pecos League starts new with 6 teams (2 from CBL + 4 new teams)

Should this be how everything plays out then there are:

  • 2 fewer leagues than 2010
  • 4 fewer overall teams than 2010 (64 teams played in 2010)

Once the Can-Am League’s final teams are announced then the “overhaul” will begin on this site to update the links to:

  • Teams
  • Schedules
  • Stats
  • Merchandise
  • Players
  • Etc.

Thank you for your patience, and have a great New Year’s Eve!


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