Archive for 'General Baseball'



Posted on 29. Apr, 2009 by .


Pohlman Field is the home of the Beloit Snappers, Single-A for the Minnesota Twins.  The Snappers play in the Midwest League and are located in Beloit, Wisconsin.  This is also the home offices of the Midwest League.  The stadium is quite old, and has been around for a number of years and seen many future […]

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2009 by .


My good buddy Andy attended a game this weekend at the newly renovated Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals.  I have been there for a game, but looking forward to going back to see the updates and improvements that they have made.  Hope you enjoy the pictures and description of Andy’s experience at […]

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Posted on 25. Apr, 2009 by .


Below are pictures of Stanley Coveleski Regional Stadium, home to the South Bend Silverhawks.  The Silverhawks are in the Midwest League and the Single A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.  This stadium is located just minutes from the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Campus and has been opened for about 20 years.

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Posted on 23. Apr, 2009 by .


“Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday’s success or put its failures behind and start over again. That’s the way life is, with a new game every day, and that’s the way baseball is.” – Bob Feller

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Posted on 21. Apr, 2009 by .


There are many glaring differences between the 30 Major League Baseball Stadiums, and the hundreds of Minor League ones throughout professional baseball.  The capacities are nowhere near the same, the video boards are half the size, and the product on the field usually is not as talented.  But one major difference goes unnoticed by most […]

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Posted on 18. Apr, 2009 by .


After being hired in 2008 as a head clubhouse and equipment manager, I was immediately sent to Sarasota, Florida to work spring training, mainly looking over players and staff in minor league camp.  Having very little background in baseball, I was eager to soak up as much information as I could to get ready for […]

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Posted on 17. Apr, 2009 by .


The Fort Wayne TinCaps, minor league team for the San Diego Padres, opened a brand new downtown stadium on Thursday night in front of 8,208 fans.  This ballpark is beautiful and state of the art.  I took tons of pictures, and am going to share a bunch with you in no particular order. Any big […]

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Posted on 16. Apr, 2009 by .


Just finished a three game series in Peoria, Illinois against the Peoria Chiefs, minor league affiliate for the Chicago Cubs.  The Chiefs play all their home games at O’Brien Field, and I wanted to share some pictures of the place with you. – The Chiefs have a few similarities to Wrigley Field in Chicago. – […]

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Posted on 13. Apr, 2009 by .


My friends Dan and Sara Jane Chernick just returned from a vacation to San Francisco, California. While there, they took in a game at my favorite stadium, and saw the Giants play the Milwaukee Brewers.  The Chernick’s were kind enough to send me a few pictures and I wanted to share them with you.  Anyone […]

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Posted on 12. Apr, 2009 by .


Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Aaron Harang got all the offensive support he needed in the first when second baseman Brandon Phillips connected for a two run homer.  Harang would scatter three hits and walk no one as the Reds won the finale of the homestand 2-0 over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Harang’s complete game shutout evened […]

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Random Quote

“It aint over till its over.”
by Yogi Berra managing the Mets in 1973