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Future shines bright at Appy League All-Star Game

Youngsters put best foot forward during annual summer showcase
July 26, 2023

KINGSPORT, Tenn. -- The 2021 Appalachian League All-Star Game ended with a home run derby, and the 2022 edition concluded with a walk-off single in the 10th. The latest version of the wood-bat collegiate circuit’s midsummer classic was a less powerful, but equally exciting contest. The West took home a

Appy League becoming collegiate wood-bat circuit

Former Rookie Advanced loop introducing changes for 2021 season
September 29, 2020

The Appalachian League will have a new look in 2021. The Rookie Advanced circuit will transform into a collegiate wood-bat league for the 2021 season, the Appy League announced Tuesday along with Major League Baseball and USA Baseball.

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Unique facts about the Rookie Advanced circuit's 10 teams
July 28, 2020

When it comes to size, scope and longevity, few, if any, sporting bodies can rival Minor League Baseball. With 160 teams in nearly as many markets, there are innumerable nooks and crannies to explore. This marks the penultimate installment in a 14-part series dedicated to such explorations, providing one unique,