BRADENTON, Fla. — Ocala in north-central Florida is pursuing what the city calls "Project Homerun," a plan to steal the New York Yankees' Class A Minor League Team from Tampa.

The City Council inked a license agreement at its Nov. 5 meeting with the minor league club's owner, FSL Bomber Baseball LLC, obligating the team to play in Ocala for 25 years. The deal also allows up to three, 10-year renewals.

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