We are pleased to announce that the National Urban Professional Baseball League will be bringing a Professional Baseball Team to the USA Baseball Stadium in Millington, Tennessee in the spring of 2018. “We want this team to capture the hearts and souls of the people of Tennessee and mostly importantly the hearts and the souls of the People of Millington, Tennessee and the surrounding communities. We are looking for excitement, enthusiasm and support for this team from the East, the West, the North and the South.
The teams will be located in Millington, Tennessee and Laurel Mississippi. The creation of this professional Baseball League is designed to provide family entertainment, promote diversity in baseball and to honor the history and memories of past African America baseball players (the same as the Negro League Museum in Kansas City, MO).The names of the teams in this league will reflect that of past Negro League players i.e. Rube Foster All-Stars, Satchel Paige All-Stars, and Josh Gibson All-Stars etc. This league in “NO WAY” will be limited to only African America players. We will seek out the best baseball players from across the United States and the World regardless of their ethnic background.
Having the support of the local community and business communityis a very important lifeline for this team to be successful in Millington.