The summer-collegiate Prospect League expands into a minor-league market, as the Nashville Outlaws will launch this summer and play at Hawkins Field on the campus of Vanderbilt University.The summer-collegiate Prospect League expands into a minor-league market, as the Nashville Outlaws will launch this summer and play at Hawkins Field on the campus of Vanderbilt University.
The team is owned by Nashville Baseball Club LLC, which consists of three Nashville baseball executives — Brandon Vonderharr, Jason Bennett, and Chris Snyder — who collectively have entertained more than 3.5 million baseball fans in the Nashville community over the past decade.
"We are excited to bring the Prospect League to Nashville. Major League Scouts and College prospects value the Prospect League as a way to showcase college talent using traditional wood bats. It is an entertaining brand of baseball that the community will enjoy in the fan friendly venue of Hawkins Field," said Brandon Vonderharr, the Nashville Outlaws President and General Manager.
Nashville is an interesting choice for a summer-collegiate home; the Nashville Sounds (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) obviously are the big guys on campus, and it's not as though there is a lack of things to do there.
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