May 19, 2008 // Franchising.com // - Middleton, MA - Extra Innings, America's leader of indoor baseball and softball training centers, is taking its game to the desert! The Extra Innings Franchise company is proud to continue its national expansion with the signing of its newest location in Bakersfield - the second franchise agreement in the state of California. The Middleton, MA based franchise now has over 35 locations nationwide including a facility in Rocklin, California outside Sacramento.
Extra Innings Bakersfield is expected to open later this fall. The new facility will showcase tens of thousands of square feet providing optimal space for all around baseball or softball training needs.
"This area is getting bigger and bigger, and we felt there was tremendous need for a facility like this," commented Bill Wagoner, co-owner of Extra Innings Bakersfield. "Plus the extreme weather conditions in the area make Extra Innings a place where ballplayers of all ages and abilities can practice their game at all times."
Extra Innings Training Centers are unique in the marketplace. Each facility, regardless of size, offers year-round practice facilities for ballplayers of all ages and ability levels, professional instruction, and a nationally recognized Pro Shop that carries the top brands of baseball and softball equipment and apparel available today.
Founded in 1996 and based in Middleton, MA, Extra Innings provides practice facilities, professional instruction, and a nationally recognized Pro Shop to baseball and softball players of all ages and ability levels. The Extra Innings Franchise Company is committed to providing these same opportunities and services to ballplayers across the country with its franchise initiative. Additional locations are set to open this year in New Jersey, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Washington. For more information, or to find one of the over 30 locations nearest you, visit www.extrainnings.us.