Billings Mustangs : A Minor League Success Story
The Billings Mustangs are a professional baseball team that plays its baseball in the Minor League and hails from Billings in Montana. The Mustangs are affiliated to the Cincinnati Reds of the Major League baseball and are Rookie affiliates, playing in the Pioneer League.
The team has been playing in the Pioneer League since 1948 except for a five year period between 1964 and 1968. Before getting the affiliation with the Reds in 1974, the Billings Mustangs were affiliated to the Kansas City Royals.
The official year of establishment of the team is given as 1947. The home matches of the Mustangs are played at the Dehler Park, named after a local businessman John Dehler, who is also a fan of the team and acquired the naming rights for the stadium in 2007.
The Billings Mustangs are perhaps the most successful team in the League with a total of 14 League titles as well winning 11 division titles. The Billings Mustangs have also had affiliations with several other Major league teams including the Dodgers, Pilots, Cardinals, and the Pirates as well. All in all, when we talk about the Mustangs, we see a rich history and the team is looking good to win another League title this time around as well.