Prospect League Announces 2021 Conference, Division Alignments
The summer college baseball league with a long-time presence in the area has announced its conference and divisional alignments for 2021.
After shutting down last year because of COVID, the Prospect League is back with new teams and new geographic divisions.
The Quincy Gems will be a part of the Great River Division of the West Conference.
Along with the Gems, the Great River Division will include the Normal CornBelters and the new Clinton LumberKings and Burlington Bees.
The O’Fallon Hoots, the former Hannibal franchise, will also be in the West Conference in the Prairie Land Division, with the Springfield Sliders, the Cape Catfish and the new Alton River Dragons.
The East Conference consists of the Champion City Kings, Chillicothe Paints, Johnstown Mill Rats and West Virginia Miners in the Ohio River Valley Division, and the Danville Dans, Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp, Terre Haute REX and Lafayette Aviators in the Wabash River Division.