I ALWAYS SUPPORT THE LOCAL MINOR-LEAGUE TEAM
BACK IN OHIO.
Whatever their historic derivation, minor-league team
mascots serve an important role in generating excitement and coalescing support for the home team.
Seann William Scott plays a bouncer and sports fan called Doug who is hired by a minor-league team
after knocking seven bells out of one of their rivals during a match.
Most of the spring-training sites in Georgia were also home to a minor-league team
and thus had at least one diamond available.
In his journey to rejoin the minor-league team
that once gave him a shot eight years ago, Secrist was told Friday by manager George Tsamis that he has earned an invitation to stick for at least spring training.
From 1974-1979, major-league clubs showed annual operating losses ranging from $459,746 to $954,050 per minor-league team
Done right, a minor-league team
can be a very profitable boost to the local economy.
A bus carrying the Elmira Jackals, a New York minor-league team
, struck the back of a tractor-trailer and went down an embankment, seriously injuring the bus driver and causing minor injuries to several players.
Golon makes the reader feel like an official of a minor-league team
when he describes the game-day routine of Brad Taylor, the general manager of the Trenton Thunder.
He's a former minor-league team
owner and Pacific Coast League president.
300 in both his junior and senior seasons, he signed with an independent minor-league team
in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he played for two-plus seasons.
EL SEGUNDO - By all accounts, Anze Kopitar has the talent and maturity, both physically and mentally, to play for the Kings' top minor-league team
this season, but instead he is headed to Sweden next week.