When considering a franchise affiliation for your league "shop" carefully and thoughtfully. Parents and league administrators alike have an important stake in ensuring franchise affiliates (Little League, Dizzy Dean, Dixie Youth, AABC, USSSA, Pony, etc.) present them the kinds of advantages and opportunities they're expecting and entitled to. Read the March 1999 issue of "Around The Horn" for more insight into this issue.
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