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Kingport may turn away K-Mets

The city of Kingport may decide to walk away from a Kingsport Mets (rookie; Appalachian League) lease because it wants more control over Hunter Wright Stadium. The K-Mets have been one of the more successful franchises in the Appy League over the years, regularly in the top half of the circuit in attendance. The city, […]

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Appalachian League

The Appalachian League has deep roots as a Class D league before and after World War II; it was one of the few minor leagues to keep playing during wartime. The modern Appalachian League launched in 1957 and moved to a rookie classification in 1963. Class D / 1911-1914, 1921-1925, 1937-1955, 1957-1962 Rookie / 1963-present […]

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