Frontier League Named as Partner League of Major League Baseball

by Lauren Rhodes

Frontier League Named as Partner League of Major League Baseball

Joliet, IL - September 24, 2020 - The Joliet Slammers, a member team of the Frontier League, a Professional Baseball League of 14 teams throughout the US and Canada, today announced they are now a Partner League of Major League Baseball (MLB).

“We welcome the Frontier League as a Partner League and look forward to working with them toward our shared goal of expanding the geographic reach of baseball,” said Morgan Sword, Executive Vice President of Baseball Economics & Operations, MLB.

"The Frontier League is thrilled to become an official Partner League with Major League Baseball, signifying perhaps the greatest watershed moment and milestone in our League history to date,” said Bill Lee, Commissioner of the Frontier League. “Needless to say, this new association enables us to extend the fan experience and expand the great game of baseball in all of our markets in the United States and Canada.” 

“We are very excited about the League’s partnership with MLB” said Slammers’ Majority Owner Nick Semaca.  “It is a clear recognition of the strength of the Frontier League and we look forward to bringing the benefits of the partnership to Joliet”.

The Frontier League, as a designated MLB Partner League, enables us to collaborate with MLB to jointly discuss marketing and promotional initiatives to grow, expand, and enhance the game of baseball.

About the Joliet Slammers:  

The Joliet Slammers play at DuPage Medical Group Field in downtown Joliet, Illinois.  They will play their 10th season in 2020.  Visit the Slammers online at www.jolietslammers.com or call the office at 815-722-2287 for more information.  Don’t forget to “Like” the Slammers on Facebook at www.facebook.com/jolietslammers or follow them on Twitter at @jolietslammers and Instagram at @jolietslammersofficial 

--Joliet Slammers

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Joliet Slammers Contact:

Lauren Rhodes - Group Sales Manager

815-651-2041

lrhodes@jolietslammers.com