Fort Smith lands Mid-America League baseball franchise

Fort Smith Mayor George McGill on Monday, Nov. 13, 2023, at the US Marshals Museum in Fort Smith. The Museum was host to the announcement of the Mid America League baseball franchise to play in Fort Smith beginning in 2024. Fort Smith will be one of six markets in the inaugural Mid America League season, which will be located in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. playoffs. Visit for today's photo gallery. (River Valley Democrat-Gazette/Caleb Grieger)

FORT SMITH -- Baseball in the city of Fort Smith has a deep history. From historic Andrews Field to Hunts Park, many of the game's greatest players have made stops in Fort Smith.