2nd Jun | Story

Power player

Dave Heller unfurled a series of new ideas for the Quad Cities River Bandits almost as soon as he purchased the team five seasons ago. He has plenty more in store.

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12th Jul | Story

History, via wood

Nathan Stalvey takes us into the bat room where the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory catalogs its history.

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1st Jun | Story

The sun will come out tomorrow

On some days, general managers and groundskeepers are resident meteorologists. They try to predict when the storms will come, if they come at all, and when the players should take the field.

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13th Apr | Story

From calling the game to calling the shots

Jim Pfander started his journalism career broadcasting games. That season, baseball sucked him in for good.

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31st May | Story

A room and a view

Every season, thousands of host families open their homes to young players. There are 21 host families in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, including Don and Robin Grawe, who landed a pair of future all-stars in their spare bedroom.

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07 Jul | Videos

Jonny Gomes

Before he played in the majors, Jonny Gomes hit 63 homers in the minors, suffered a heart attack and, on a lighter note, became a certified personal trainer.

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21 Jul | Photos

Dayton Dragons

The Dragons faltered on their way to a 9-1 loss to the Kane County Cougars, but fans were still entertained between innings ... by the ZOOperstars.

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Our 2013 schedule still is in development.