Michigan-Made Pit Spitters Claim NWL TitleSummer Baseball
Following the Northwoods League can feel like an Upper Midwest geography lesson at times. There are 22 teams spread out over seven states and one Canadian province. Those 22 teams are split between two divisions, the Great Lakes and the Great Plains, which helps reduce travel as riding in a bus from one corner of the league to the other, repeatedly, can be quite an exhaustive journey.
The Traverse City Pit Spitters, located in the northwest corner of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, had to travel somewhere between 700 and 800 miles to reach their destination of[…]