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SILVER BULLETS OWNERS TO FORM LEAGUE IN MEDITERRANEAN
Published February 3, 1995
The owners of the Colorado Silver Bullets women's professional baseball team announced the formation of a six-team league for women that will start play next summer in cities along the Mediterranean Sea. Valencia and Barcelona, Spain; Montpellier and Nice, France; and Parma, Italy are mentioned as initial sites. Along with Hope-Beckham, the Atlanta marketing firm who owns the Silver Bullets, William Collins is an investor in the project. Collins is heading the group seeking MLB expansion for No. VA. The players will be chosen from the over 2,500 women who tried out for the Silver Bullets last year (Silver Bullets). MARTINA AT THE PLATE? Martina Navratilova will get a private tryout with the Silver Bullets. Linda Dozoretz, Navratilova's publicist: "She's interested and they are talking" (Glen Sheeley, ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 2/3).