Category Archives: Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

Snappers, Timber Rattlers to play at Miller Park on June 19

The annual tradition of a Midwest League game being played at Miller Park will continue this year when the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers and the Beloit Snappers face off at the home of the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday, June 19. Although … Continue reading

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More Midwest League menu additions for 2015

Continuing the theme of my last post (about new menu items unveiled by the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers) … The News-Herald recently ran an article about new food items at Classic Park, home of the Lake County Captains, for 2015. It looks like the … Continue reading

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Timber Rattlers unveil new food items for 2015

On Friday the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers continued their slow rollout of new food items to be offered at Fox Cities Stadium this year, unveiling two more culinary concoctions cooked up by executive chef Tim Hansen. The On Wisconsin Burger — … Continue reading

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OTD 1996: Earl Weaver elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

On this day in 1996, Earl Weaver was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Best known as a fiery, World Series-winning manager of the Baltimore Orioles, he also led the Fox Cities Foxes to a league championship in the early … Continue reading

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Snowbound stadiums of the Midwest League, Feb. 2015 edition

For baseball fans, there’s a warm feeling associated with the start of spring training. But for those of us in the Midwest, single-digit temperatures and wind chills in the negative teens serve as a not-so-subtle reminder that it is still … Continue reading

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Dodgers announce new Loons manager

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that former Baltimore Orioles outfielder Luis Matos will manage the Great Lakes Loons this year. From the Loons’ press release: Matos fills the vacancy left when Bill Haselman, the Loons manager in 2014 , … Continue reading

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Former Foxes first baseman rejoins Braves

The Atlanta Braves announced Monday that they added a pair of former big-league first basemen as special assistants, including one who played in the Midwest League. Both have previous connections to the Braves. Fred McGriff was the team’s first baseman … Continue reading

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