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Category Archives: snowbound stadiums
The Burlington Bees beat the Fort Wayne TinCaps 4-2 in a snow-shortened game that ended after 6 1/2 innings. Bees CF Mark Shannon went 3-for-4 with two doubles and 3 RBI. Fort Wayne’s Josh VanMeter and Burlington’s Chad Hinshaw and … Continue reading
If you were planning to attend a Midwest League game in Wisconsin today, you’re out of luck. Same goes if you wanted to go to the scheduled game in the Quad Cities. A combination of snow and cold weather caused … Continue reading
I love this photo from the Twitter account of Mr. Shucks, the mascot of the Cedar Rapids Kernels. Never mind the snow-covered field behind him — Mr. Shucks is ready for the Midwest League season to begin! The Kernels’ home … Continue reading
Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson announced Monday (via Twitter!) that former Midwest League pitchers Patrick Corbin and Trevor Cahill will start the team’s season-opening games in Australia on March 22 and 23. Gibson’s counterpart, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, hasn’t revealed his … Continue reading
The Great Lakes Loons tweeted this photo earlier today, as snow was being cleared from Dow Diamond: Spring training games begin tomorrow — finally! The Midwest League season opens Thursday, April 3.
I have a pair of “snowbound stadium” photos I want to share of Modern Woodmen Park, home of the Quad Cities River Bandits. The first photo was sent to me via Twitter by Steve Campbell, who is a news photographer and sports … Continue reading
Minor League Baseball President Pat O’Conner was the featured speaker at the Beloit Snappers’ Hot Stove Banquet on Wednesday, and he didn’t shy away from talking about the team’s need for an updated or new facility. Here is some of what … Continue reading
Almost seven weeks have passed since my last post dedicated to photos of snowbound stadiums, so this one is overdue. The first photo, of Bowling Green Ballpark, is from the Hot Rods’ Pinterest page. The next photo was posted to the Kane … Continue reading