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Fastpitch Comes to Elgin

By Todd McClamroch in News on Nov 28, 2007 8:37PM

2007_11_28_bandits.jpgThe Chicago Bandits, our National Pro Fastpitch franchise, recently announced they are moving their from Lisle to Elgin.

For the next three years the team will call Judson University their home. The university is making enhancements to a stadium to allow seating for 2,000, and the city of Elgin is considering building a stadium for the Bandits that could be ready by 2011.

Two of the six teams in the National Pro Fastpitch league will now reside less than 50 miles from each other here in Illinois. The Bandits kick their season off on the road versus the neighboring Rockford Thunder on May 28 then open their home schedule on June 6 versus the Akron Racers.