Category Archives: snowbound stadiums

New signage and snow at Kane County’s ballpark

The Kane County Cougars held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday for the renaming of their ballpark. Originally called Philip B. Elfstrom Stadium when it opened in 1991, and known as Fifth Third Bank Ballpark the past five seasons, the home of the Cougars is now … Continue reading

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First snowy field photo of offseason arrives early

It’s not even the end of October, but we already have our first snow-covered ballfield photo of the offseason. Dow Diamond, home of the 2016 Midwest League champion Great Lakes Loons, received a blanket of snow from above on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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First snowbound stadium photos of the season!

Longtime readers of this blog (and my Twitter account) know I enjoy sharing photos of snow-covered baseball fields, especially Midwest League ones. After a snowstorm blanketed parts of the upper Midwest over the weekend, this is the perfect time for … 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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Bees beat TinCaps in snow-shortened game

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

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