LumberKings Join Prospect League
January 20, 2021
The LumberKings announced today that they will be joining the Prospect League (PL) – a 16-team Collegiate Wood Bat league with teams spread across the Midwest from eastern Missouri to western Pennsylvania.
The announcement comes after a final decision by Major League Baseball (MLB) to not offer the LumberKings a Professional Development League (PDL) license. The LumberKings had been the only remaining Charter Member left in the Midwest League (MWL) – starting play in 1956.
"We are looking forward to playing baseball in the Prospect League," stated LumberKings General Man...