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Frontier League

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Founded 1993
No. of teams 14
Country Flag of United States United States
Current champions Schaumburg Boomers
Official website

The Frontier League is an independent minor league which began play in 1993. Currently, the league has fourteen clubs located as far east as Pennsylvania and as far west as Missouri.


[edit] Current Teams

2014 Frontier League Teams
East Division
Team Location Stadium Manager
Evansville Otters Evansville, IN Bosse Field Andy McCauley
Florence Freedom Florence, KY UC Health Stadium Fran Riordan
Frontier Greys travelling team N/A Kyle Haines
Lake Erie Crushers Avon, OH All Pro Freight Stadium Chris Mongiardo
Southern Illinois Miners Marion, IL Rent One Park Mike Pinto
Traverse City Beach Bums Traverse City, MI Wuerfel Park Gregg Langbehn
Washington Wild Things Washington, PA Consol Energy Park Bart Zeller
West Division
Team Location Stadium Manager
Gateway Grizzlies Sauget, IL GCS Ballpark Phil Warren
Joliet Slammers Joliet, IL Silver Cross Field Jeff Isom
Normal CornBelters Normal, IL The Corn Crib Brooks Carey
River City Rascals O'Fallon, MO T.R. Hughes Ballpark Steve Brook
Rockford Aviators Rockford, IL Aviators Stadium James Frisbie
Schaumburg Boomers Schaumburg, IL Schaumburg Baseball Stadium Jamie Bennett
Windy City ThunderBolts Crestwood, IL Standard Bank Stadium Ron Biga

[edit] League Champions

[edit] Notable League Alumni

[edit] Cities Represented

[edit] Illinois

[edit] Indiana

[edit] Kentucky

[edit] Michigan

[edit] Missouri

[edit] Ohio

[edit] Ontario

[edit] Pennsylvania

[edit] West Virginia

[edit] Wisconsin

[edit] Road Teams

[edit] Further Reading

  • Mike Shannon: Everything Happens in Chillicothe: A Summer in the Frontier League with Max McLeary, the One-Eyed Umpire, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2004.

[edit] External Links

Current teams of the Frontier League
East Division
Evansville Otters · Florence Freedom · Lake Erie Crushers · London Rippers · Southern Illinois Miners · Traverse City Beach Bums · Washington Wild Things
West Division
Gateway Grizzlies · Joliet Slammers · Normal CornBelters · River City Rascals · Rockford RiverHawks · Schaumburg Boomers · Windy City ThunderBolts
Independent leagues in North America (after 1993)
Active leagues
American Association Frontier League
Atlantic League Pacific Association
Can-Am Association Pecos League
United League
Defunct leagues
All-American Association · Arizona-Mexico League · Atlantic Coast League · Big South League · Central Baseball League ·
Empire State League · Golden State League · Golden Baseball League · Great Central League · Heartland League · Mid-America League · North American League ·
North Atlantic League · North Central League · Northeast League · Northern League · Continental League · Prairie League ·
South Coast League · Southeastern League · Texas-Louisiana League · Western Baseball League
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