Category Archives: Madison Mallards

Former Cougars manager Renteria named Cubs skipper

The Chicago Cubs announced Rick Renteria as their new manager today, making him the second former Kane County Cougars skipper to take the helm of a major-league team. Renteria managed the Cougars in 1999, leading them to a 78-59 record … Continue reading

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Madison turns back clock to MWL days, beats Green Bay 4-2

As I did last year, I attended the annual Madison Muskies Turn Back the Clock Night at “The Duck Pond” in Madison, Wisconsin, on Saturday. The home team there is the Madison Mallards of the collegiate Northwoods League, and they … Continue reading

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Madison Muskies Turn Back the Clock Night

I went to my first Northwoods League game Saturday, at Warner Park (aka “The Duck Pond”) in Madison, Wisconsin. I wanted to go to a summer collegiate league game sometime this year and chose this one because the Madison Mallards were hosting “Madison Muskies … Continue reading

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Cubs Caravan filled with former Midwest Leaguers

As a Cubs fan, I annually look forward to attending the Cubs Caravan, a two-day, multi-community event that spans the upper half of Illinois right before the Cubs Convention. It is designed to give Cubs fans who can’t attend the convention a scaled-down (and … Continue reading

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With NLCS finally set, MLB playoffs move to next round

I’m back home after a weeklong vacation in Wisconsin. While there I visited Warner Park (nicknamed “The Duck Pond”), home of the Madison Mallards of the Northwoods League. It hosted Midwest League games from 1982 to 1994, mostly as the … Continue reading

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