Who Were the Spartanburg Stingers?
This team was a summer collegiate baseball team that played in the Coastal Plain League (CPL). Home games were scheduled at Russel C. King Field, and that was located on the campus of Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC.
Stats about the Spartanburg Stingers:
- Founded in 2003
- Finished 2nd in the division in their first year with a 12 to 8 record
- Hosts college athletes from all over the United States
What is this Summer Baseball Team’s Purpose?
The team was designed to provide athletes with minor league style competition for NCAA players that hope to continue their careers in professional baseball. The experience of playing in the minor leagues consists of athlete recruiting, nightly games before full stadiums, regulation wooden bats and other equipment. However, league members are not paid in order to remain eligible for NCAA.
The athletes live with host families much like Single A and Independent League players.
- Head coach: Matt Hayes
- Assistant coach: Barry Mabry