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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