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Promotions Watch: Independent League Giveaways

With the American Association, Can-Am League, and the Frontier League starting their seasons and the Atlantic League well underway, it is time to look at some of the best giveaways around independent baseball. These offerings—which include bobbleheads, t-shirts, theme-night freebies, tickets, and even money—will be discussed in this week’s Promotions Watch. (more…)

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Frontier League at 13 teams for 2013

The independent Frontier League will be at 13 teams, plus a travel squad, for 2013, as the circuit releases a schedule for next season. The Frontier League will again consist of 14 total teams with two, seven-team divisions. The East Division consists of the Evansville Otters, Florence Freedom, Frontier Greys (travel team), Lake Erie Crushers, […]

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River City Wizards for a night

The River City Rascals (independent; Frontier League) will be the River City Wizards on Sept. 1, as the team honors longtime St. Louis coach Lonnie Maclin with an Ozzie Smith promotion. Smith is a longtime friend of Maclin, who played in twelve games for the Cardinals in 1993. Maclin suffered a stroke back in January […]

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Rascals to honor Maris, the True Home Run King

It’s the 50th anniversary of Roger Maris’s legendary 61-homer season, and the River City Rascals (independent; Frontier League) are honoring the former Yankee and Cardinal great with a bobblehead proclaiming him the True Home Run King. Maris’s accomplishment, already memorialized in film and the subject of memorials this season at Yankee Stadium, grabbed the attention […]

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