The commissioner of a new independent professional baseball league is hinting at possible future expansion in Iowa. Bill Larsen runs the Great Plains Baseball League which will include teams in Kentucky and Missouri.If successful, Larsen says the league will expand in 2005 and that could include Iowa. Larsen says a community needs a facility with some minimum requirements to be considered. They have to seat two thousand to 25-hundred people and have lights and concession stands in place ready to go.Larsen says the league has partnered with officials in Hannibal, Missouri to make improvements to their stadium and there are similar communities across the midwest who want baseball.
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