Here is a fun trivia question about 1995, the season with the most number of independent baseball leagues.
- Q: How many independent leagues existed in 1995?
- A: 11 — Northern League, Frontier League, Atlantic Coast League, Golden State League, Mid-America League, North Atlantic League, North Central League, Northeast League, Prairie League, Texas-Louisiana League, Western League
Some of the leagues folded during or right after the 1995 season, but it shows how popular the “fad” had become in just 2 seasons. In 1993 there were 2 independent leagues, the Northern League and Frontier League.
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