May 2006 Original Business Model For The CBL

In May 2006, a year before the Continental Baseball League had its first game, an article appeared on SETX Sports’ website. It described the possible geographic footprint for the CBL with 42 potential markets across Texas and, “Colorado, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Kansas, Arkansas and Oklahoma.”

Here is the article and it mentions the CBL’s four main league executives: Ron Baron, Bob Ibach, Laura Kath (league director of marketing), and former MLB player Jay Johnstone:



The Continental Baseball League was an independent professional minor league baseball circuit in the Southwestern United States. It operated from 2007 through 2010.