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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 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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Golden Baseball League

The Golden Baseball League launched on the West Coast and Arizona with a unique business model: teams would begin play after the college-baseball season and in most cases play in college ballparks. That plan was augmented with the addition of Canadian and other Western teams before the league became part of the North American League […]

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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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NAL at 12 for 2011; league looking at Metrodome?

The independent North American League has apparently settled at 12 teams for the 2011 season, with two divisions of six teams each; meanwhile, league officials have talked with Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission leaders about putting a team in the Metrodome. Really. The league lineup: in the Eastern Division — Rockford RiverHawks, Lake County Fielders, Schaumburg […]

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