The Washington WildThings, a team normally in the Frontier League, has announced their four team league in Washington, PA for the 2020 season.
The league will consist of the Washington WildThings, the Steel City Slammin’ Sammies, the Baseball Brilliance Sox and the Road Warriors.
Check out their FAQ page for any information about the procedures for games.
Games will be played Thursday – Sunday with 2 games being played each day.
Tickets, which are $20 per game, will be sold online only on a week-to-week basis. You can purchase tickets HERE.
In addition to ticket information, the rosters for the WildThings and Slammies were also released before Thursday’s opening day.
The BB Sox and Road Warriors will be made up of players from Joe Torre’s Black Sox Pro Baseball tour.
The Black Sox will also be holding their own games Monday – Wednesday as a part of a minor league system and a way to get guys a chance to play daily while having the option to “move up” to the big league based on performance and need.
For more information about the Black Sox, check out their official website HERE.
Y’ALLS ANNOUNCE BATTLE OF THE BOURBON TRAIL WITH LEXINGTON LEGENDS
FLORENCE, KY – The Florence Y’alls and Lexington Legends are proud to announce The Battle of the Bourbon Trail, a newly formed venture to take the field this summer. Both cities will form two teams that will play in front of fans every Wednesday through Sunday starting in Florence on July 31st.
The Battle of the Bourbon Trail came about from both the Frontier League and Minor League Baseball cancelling their 2020 seasons. This venture will begin on July 31st and run for 7 weeks.
“We are thrilled for this new partnership and venture.” said Legends President and CEO Andy Shea, “We know that baseball at Whitaker Bank Ballpark has been greatly missed and partnering with David DelBello and the Florence Y’alls will bring that energy back to the ballpark.”
Each organization will field two high caliber teams. Florence will host the Y’alls and the return of the Freedom. Lexington will host the Legends and their second identity, Las Leyendas.
“This is our chance to bring baseball back to the Tri-State.” said Y’alls President and CEO, David DelBello, “We have been waiting for this chance and can’t wait to welcome fans into our stadium at the end of July.”
These teams are serving as a platform for players looking to start or continue their baseball careers with no other outlets. The four teams will consist primarily of former Major League players, former and current Minor League players and Independent League players.
Tryouts for The Battle of the Bourbon Trail are open to all. They will take place at UC Health Stadium on July 20th and at Whitaker Bank Ballpark on July 22nd. Details regarding tryouts will be available on Florence Y’alls website, florenceyalls.com.
Season tickets for the Florence Y’alls are on sale now. The Y’alls want to give our community an outlet to enjoy baseball. The Y’alls are significantly lowering ticket prices for this season. All Season tickets are only $250, which are the lowest they have ever been. Visit florenceyalls.com or call the 811 Box office at 859-594-4487.
Information regarding individual tickets will be released next week.
More information on tickets for the Lexington Legends will be coming soon.
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