Category Archives: Baseball Hall of Fame

Marincov named MWL Player of the Month

Minor League Baseball announced today that Beloit Snappers RF Tyler Marincov is its Midwest League Player of the Month for July. In announcing the award, MiLB noted that Marincov “led the Midwest League in slugging percentage (.783), extra-base hits (20) and … Continue reading

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Peoria bounces back with win over Wisconsin

The Peoria Chiefs bounced back from their two-loss Thursday against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers with a 5-2 win on Friday. SP Rob Kaminsky made a quality start for the Chiefs, giving up two runs on five hits, a walk, and … Continue reading

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Midwest League alumni report — August 6, 2014

Tuesday was an eventful day for Midwest League alumni. Some hit notable homers, others made memorable pitching performances … and one made a return appearance in the Midwest League on a rehab assignment. Two players of recent Midwest League vintage, Javier … Continue reading

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Ex-Chiefs pitcher Maddux inducted into Hall of Fame

Greg Maddux became the seventh former Midwest Leaguer to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as a player when he and five other baseball greats received their HOF plaques during Sunday’s ceremony in Cooperstown. Maddux pitched for the Peoria Chiefs in 1985, … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame weekend: Parade, plaques and presentations

Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Weekend got off to a great start Saturday with thousands of fans on hand for the first festivities. After arriving in the early afternoon, I walked around the Hall of Fame museum for awhile to … Continue reading

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Pedroza’s 4 RBI not enough for Peoria vs. South Bend

The second day of my road trip to Cooperstown included a Midwest League matinee at South Bend’s Four Winds Field. Peoria’s Richy Pedroza drove in four runs, but they weren’t enough as the Chiefs fell 5-4 to the Silver Hawks. Two of his … Continue reading

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Day 1 of Cooperstown road trip includes indy-league game

As I noted in the second half of this recent blog post, I’m driving to Cooperstown for this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony. My road trip started Sunday with South Bend as my destination, but thanks to perfect timing, … Continue reading

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