Category Archives: Normal CornBelters

Clinton’s Shipers no-hits West Michigan

The last time a no-hitter was thrown in the Midwest League, the Clinton LumberKings were the victims. On Wednesday, it was their turn to do the no-hitting. LumberKings lefty Jordan Shipers threw all nine innings of the no-hitter against the … Continue reading

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Lee Smith should be in the Baseball Hall of Fame

I sidetracked from the Midwest League last night, taking in a Frontier League game at The Corn Crib in Normal, Illinois. The Southern Illinois (Marion) Miners beat the Normal CornBelters 6-5, but more importantly, Lee Smith was there and he signed … Continue reading

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