Category Archives: Joliet Slammers

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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Former T-Rats skipper Isom managing Joliet again

Jeff Isom, a former pitcher and manager in the Midwest League, was introduced as the new skipper of the independent Frontier League’s Joliet Slammers during a press conference today. He previously managed Joliet in 2004-05, when the team was known … Continue reading

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Joliet Slammers win Frontier League title

Another night, another championship celebration. After watching the Quad Cities River Bandits win the Midwest League championship Saturday night, I saw the Joliet Slammers beat the River City Rascals 6-5 to win the Frontier League championship Sunday night. I’m glad … Continue reading

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