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Of all the Independent Leagues around, the Continental Baseball League has to be the least publicized.

With only four teams, there is very little documented about their teams, their games, or the development of their business.

However, when you look closely, there are numerous Major League connections in this four-year start-up.

The CBL trophy is named after Hall of Famer Ferguson Jenkins; Jay Johnstone, 20-year MLB veteran, is the Teams Relations Director, and 19 former players have signed with MLB organizations.

Unfortunately, the CBL is in the midst of a severe struggle as only two of the six teams from the 2009 season remain.

Expansion is always necessary for the “Indy’s” to survive which makes it all the more exciting to hear that Woodward Oklahoma and new Fuller Park is the newest proposed location .

With all the uncertainty in the air, the Las Cruce...

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