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The History And Beginning Of Minor League Baseball

The system known as Minor League Baseball (MiLB) was founded in 1901, when The National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues was formed, consisting of 14 leagues and 96 teams. The league was created in response to several independent leagues’ concerns that the “big two” of the American and National Leagues would doom the entire sport with their continuous raiding of independent talent pools.

For its inaugural season in 1902, the NAPBL was divided into four classifications. These were labeled A, B, C and D, to denote the various skill levels of particular players and teams. The Read the rest of this entry »

What You Need To Know About Minor League Baseball

All across the heartland you can hear the crack of the bat and the roar of the crowd at baseball stadiums. I’m not talking about cities like Cincinnati, New York, and St. Louis. These are cities like Clinton, IA, Evansville, IN, and Toledo, OH. Yes, these small towns have professional baseball teams too. They play in much larger stadiums and are filled with players that are striving to fulfill their lifelong dream of playing baseball on the world’s biggest stage. What we’re talking about here is the Read the rest of this entry »