CBC closes on acquisition of Coastal Plain League

DURHAM – Capitol Broadcasting Company (CBC) announced today they have closed on the purchase to own and
operate the Coastal Plain League (CPL), one of the premier summer collegiate wood bat leagues in the country, from the
Petitt Family, who have owned and operated the league since 1997. CBC has owned and operated the circuit’s Holly
Springs Salamanders since 2017.
CBC has also announced the addition of Chip Allen as Commissioner for the Coastal Plain League. Allen had previously
served as Assistant General Manager, Sales with the Durham Bulls since 2013. Justin Sellers will remain with the Coastal
Plain League as Deputy Commissioner.
“Chip has been incredibly valuable to the Bulls franchise the past ten years, and I am excited to see the impact he will
have on the growth of the Coastal Plain League,” said Mike Birling, Capitol Broadcasting Company Vice President of
Baseball Operations. “Justin has played an integral part in growing the national profile of the Coastal Plain League to
date, and I am thankful he will remain with us and give us the experience we need.”