Seats are already sold and a few outfield lawn tickets remain for the 2015 season opener Thursday, April 9. So popular has the team become with its new ties to the Chicago Cubs that walk-up sales on some dates this spring and summer may not even be available.
Nussbaum, a former Notre Dame baseball player and South Bend attorney, has been legal counsel for the league since 1993. He also serves as league secretary.
There will be an adjustment period with no sanctions for players leaving the batter's box during spring training and during the month of April. After that, it's a $500 fine.