Charlottetown's formal application to the New Brunswick Senior Baseball League has been accepted, and league president John Collins described it as "great news."
Charlottetown becomes the league's sixth team.
Representatives from the Island team will attend a league meeting in February, which will finalize plans for the 2010 season.
Charlottetown's board of directors held a special meeting recently and decided to commit to fielding a team that will play out of the newly-renovated Memorial Field.
It was a decision made by the heart as much as the mind, according to team spokesman, Ken Gaudet.
"On one hand, we are still struggling to solidify a competitive roster and build a sound financial base," said Gaudet. "But, on the other, we have been encouraged by the positive feedback and the offers of support from dedicated individuals, our city council, potential sponsors and baseball fans throughout P.E.I."
Also, in reaction to the news that there will be no provincial junior team in 2010, the board agreed to allow as many as four of the senior team's roster spots to junior-aged players.