Here is a different form of “trivia” as it is not a question/answer. Instead, there have been some famous people involved in the ownership of independent minor league baseball.
These are the famous people along with sources to back up the claims:
- Heather Locklear (Long Beach Barracuda and Long Beach Riptide, Western League): http://www.indygraveyard.com/leagues/westernleague/teams/longbeach1.htm
- Bill Murray (St. Paul Saints, American Association and the Brockton Rox, Can-Am): http://saintsbaseball.com/team/ownership/
- Pat Sajak (Golden League): http://www.patsajak.com/gbl/
- James Denton (actor on Desperate Housewives) (Orange County Flyers, Golden League): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange_County_Flyers and http://www.jamesdenton.com/appearances-2009-06-09-Flyers.html
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