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The Normal CornBelters are turning to a former Major Leaguer to lead the team through its first season as a collegiate summer league squad.

Normal CornBelters
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The Normal CornBelters are hoping a move from professional to collegiate ball will reduce the minor baseball team's costs and enable it to provide a better fan experience.

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UPDATED 10:20 a.m. | A skydiver suffered traumatic injuries Friday night after a parachute accident during the Normal CornBelters home opener, authorities said.

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As the Normal CornBelters baseball team prepares to begin its 10th season, minor league baseball is facing new financial challenges created by federal regulations. 

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Normal CornBelters president Steve Malliet will be the first to admit initial projections for the organization when it began 10 years ago are not where the team is today.