A professional baseball team in Texarkana could be a reality for the 2008 season. An exhibition game was held Monday night. The Twin City Stars played Continental Baseball League team the Texas Heat. "Our focus and dream is to expand the C.B.L. to other markets, to provide the community fan-friendly, affordable, local professional baseball, " said C.B.L. President, Ron Baron. After a try-out in June, players from around the Ark-La-Tex started practicing as the Twin City Stars.The exhibition game being a first for many of them on a professional level. "Yesterday was a glimpse of what kind of talent we have around the Ark-La-Tex." Starting pitcher, Brian Barr says the Stars lost 4-1 but the team still won. "It is honestly the first time that I have lost and I was able to smile afterwards." The whole point of the game was to see how a community would respond. C.B.L. President, Ron Baron says he wants his league represented in Texarkana. "We have a sold out crowd and folks are telling us they would love to have a team." Drawing interest was the purpose. Moving forward means putting the franchise together. And giving avid baseball fans pastime memories right here at home. "It has been hard work for this town. It is paying off, our town deserves this," said Stars G.M., David Farren. There are currently four other teams from Texas in the C.B.L. They hope to expand that number to eight by next season.