Atlantic Coast League (1995)

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Atlantic Coast League (1995)
Sport Baseball
Founded 1995
No. of teams 4
Country  United States
Ceased 1995
Last champion(s) N/A

The Atlantic Coast League (ACL), based in Gastonia, North Carolina, was a professional, independent baseball league located in the Southeastern United States. It operated in cities not served by Major or Minor League Baseball teams and was not affiliated with either. Founded in 1994, the league would fold less than a month into its first season of 1995.[1] The league folded due to low attendance and an overall lack of financial stability.[1]

All-time results[edit]

Team City W L Pct. GB Home Field Average
Attendance
Gastonia King Cougars Gastonia, North Carolina 12 3 .800 Sims Legion Park 341
Spartanburg Alley Cats Spartanburg, South Carolina 7 8 .467 5 Duncan Park 541
Florence Flame Florence, South Carolina 7 12 .412 6 Legion Field 698
Greenwood Grizzlies Greenwood, South Carolina 6 11 .353 7 Legion Stadium 378
Reference:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Neely, Robert (June 29, 1995). "Alleycats' league hits controversy". Herald-Journal (Spartanburg, SC). p. D1. Retrieved June 11, 2010.