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No expansion on tap for American Association: Wolff

There are no plans for expansion in the independent American Association, reports commissioner Miles Wolff, as the league continues its focus on large markets and stable ownership groups. Visiting Fargo’s Newman Outdoor Field, Wolff addressed the issue of western Canadian teams joining the indy circuit — not likely, given the remote nature of Edmonton and […]

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New Canadian pro league forming?

Rumors of a new Canadian independent baseball league are surfacing, as the region’s distance from existing circuits is forcing potential owners to stay close to home in search of markets. Several independent leagues — the Northern League, the Golden Baseball League and the North American League — have tried to work on schedules that included […]

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Edmonton Prospects sign Telus Field lease

With the Edmonton Capitals down and out, the Edmonton Prospects (summer collegiate; Western Major Baseball League) will be subleasing the team’s former home, Telus Field. It’s quite a move up for the Prospects, who previously called the considerably more modest John Fry Park home. Telus Field was built to Triple-A specs to house the Edmonton […]

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Edmonton out of North American League

The Edmonton Capitals have pulled out of the independent North American League, saying only three other Northern Division teams are committed to the circuit for 2012. The team’s presence in the league was seen as iffy by insiders after it became apparent travel mate Calgary Vipers were not going to field a team this season. […]

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North American League

The North American League debuted in 2011 with teams formerly part of the Golden Baseball League, the Northern League and United League Baseball. Independent / 2011-present Current TeamsCalgary Vipers, 2011-presentChico Outlaws, 2011-presentEdinburg Roadrunners, 2011-presentEdmonton Capitals, 2011-presentLake County Fielders, 2011-presentMaui Na Koa Ikaika, 2011-presentMcAllen Thunder, 2011-presentRio Grande Valley White Wings, 2011-presentSan Angelo Colts, 2011-presentYuma Scorpions, 2011-present […]

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North American League launches TV series

The exploits of players and coaches in the independent North American League will be chronicled in a new television series produced by the TVS Television Network, “For the Love of the Game.” “This is a great opportunity to showcase our league, players, and communities,” said North American Baseball League President Brian MacInnes. “It’s also a […]

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