Concerted baseball effort pays big in Hoosier State
WESTFIELD, Ind. — Abutting the nation’s largest youth sports complex are several as-yet undeveloped lots, a few houses and a nursing home but mostly wide expanses of corn stalks and soybean plants.
This Midwestern farmland encloses 31 all-purpose fields for soccer and lacrosse and a 26-ballfield sprawl of Little League and high school diamonds. The latter seems suited for major league spring training but whose primary tenant is instead the Indiana Bulls, an elite travel team that attracted 100 pro scouts and college coaches for a showcase last summer.
“The whole thing feels pretty ‘Field of... read more