In recent days Fort Smith, Arkansas has been named as city which is being targeted by independent minor league baseball as a future expansion city, including a new stadium. Here are some of the articles discussing this story:
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The American Association’s involvement in Fort Smith would make sense, geographically, and you are welcome to contribute your thoughts as to the economics of this if you are well-versed in the economics of pro sports.
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