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A Match Made in New Jersey: Bisons to play as Trenton Thunder

April 10, 2021 - 14:16 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of strange things to happen in the world of sports, and here’s another one to add to the list: The Buffalo Bisons, Triple-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, will play their 2021 home games as the Trenton Thunder, former Double-A affiliate of

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Better this than being a traveling team, strange though it is.  Interestingly enough, the Biloxi Shuckers had to do something like this early in their first season, IIRC.  Their new ballpark wasn't ready for the start of the season, so they played some home games in...drumroll please...the very place they'd just moved from: Huntsville, Alabama.  They even wore their old Stars uniforms.

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So what happens when the Draft League begins?  Will there be two Trenton Thunder's?  Will the Draft League just have a temporary team in a place that lost their team like Norwich, Lowell, Hagerstown, Staten Island?

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1 hour ago, TBGKon said:

So what happens when the Draft League begins?  Will there be two Trenton Thunder's?  Will the Draft League just have a temporary team in a place that lost their team like Norwich, Lowell, Hagerstown, Staten Island?

 

From the end of the article it sounds like that may be the case. 

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On 4/11/2021 at 6:39 PM, Old School Fool said:

Wow, I didn't think we would ever see a Card-Pitt type of situation in the modern era but here we are.

 

Motion to call this team the Bi-Thun.

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