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Get Your Herd On! Abilene Flying Bison Ready for Inaugural Season

Get ready for some summer nights filled with baseball excitement, Abilene! The city is welcoming its very own summer baseball team, the Abilene Flying Bison. They will take take the field on May 23rd for the start of their inaugural season in the Mid-America League.

Here’s the scoop on the Flying Bison

  • The Mid-America League features six teams across Texas, Arkansas, and Missouri. The Flying Bison will play a 68-game schedule, with 34 home games at Walt Driggers Field on the campus of McMurry University.
  • Each team will have rosters that include up to 40 players.
  • Expect first pitch around 7:30 pm to beat the summer heat!
  • Season and Tickets: Mark your calendars for a May kickoff. The Flying Bison are offering season tickets (Soaring Season Tickets) for $360 per person and a 10-Ticket Takeoff Package for $81. Single game tickets will be available soon!

The other teams in the Mid America League are:

  • Fort Smith Marshals (AR)
  • Joplin Outlaws (MO)
  • Piney Woods Timberhogs (White Oak, TX)
  • Sherman Shadow Cats (TX)
  • Texarkana (TX)

Ownership and Management

The team is owned by George Lessmeister, with Scott Kirk leading as President, John Stark as General Manager, and Cat Duguay as Director of Marketing.

Fan Experience

While beer sales won’t be available due to the university location, the Flying Bison promise a fun and exciting atmosphere for all ages. Plus, with their active social media accounts and already-launched merch store, you can show your Flying Bison pride loud and clear!

Get ready to cheer on the Flying Bison and experience the thrill of professional baseball in your own backyard!Looking for more information?

Check out the Flying Bison website:

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