PIERRE, S.D. – Plans are coming together for the newly formed Expedtion League, a summer collegiate wood bat league, that will begin play in 2018. Since signing a lease for Hyde Stadium on February 28th, the league has been busy putting the league together for it’s first year of operation. Steve Wagner, president of the Expedition League, says that Pierre will be one of 8 teams that will field a team in the first year of operation.
Wagner says the league has been busy now finding ownership groups for each teams and he says several have expressed an interest in the Pierre franchise.
After the ownership group is named the team will begin to form naming it’s first general manager and front office staff.
Wagner says the first season games of the Expedition League are set for Memorial Day, which is May 28th, 2018.
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