Category Archives: South Bend Silver Hawks

Simmons misses HOF election by one vote

The Modern Baseball Era Committee elected former pitcher Jack Morris and former shortstop Alan Trammell for induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame next year. Candidates needed votes from 12 of the 16 committee members to be selected for … Continue reading

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Molitor wins AL Manager of the Year award

Former Midwest League player and Baseball Hall-of-Famer Paul Molitor was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday, rewarded for leading the Minnesota Twins to the playoffs one year after the team lost 103 games. The Twins went … Continue reading

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Two ex-MWLers on Baseball HOF’s Modern Baseball Era ballot

Nine former major-league players and one former executive are the 10 people on the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Modern Baseball Era ballot to be voted upon December 10 at the Baseball Winter Meetings. Two of them played in the Midwest … Continue reading

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Angels sign former South Bend OF Upton to 5-year contract

Former South Bend Silver Hawks outfielder Justin Upton has agreed to terms on a five-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels, who acquired the veteran player from the Detroit Tigers in late August. He batted .245 with 7 HR and … Continue reading

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Hot Rods clinch to complete Midwest League playoff picture

The Bowling Green Hot Rods beat the South Bend Cubs 5-0 Saturday to clinch the final Midwest League playoff berth. It was Bowling Green’s third straight win after losing 10 consecutive games from Aug. 20-30. That losing streak included six … Continue reading

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