Fundraising to keep the Edenton Steamers (summer collegiate; Coastal Plain League) alive has come up short of the goals set by organizers, but enough money has come in to keep the efforts alive -- for now.
Edenton Steamers not quite dead yet
Summer Ball Conference announced for Madison, Nov. 6-8
Thieleke not returning to Mallards
One of the longer runs in summer collegiate baseball ended today when the Madison Mallards (summer collegiate; Northwoods League) announced that Field Manager C.J. Thieleke will not have his contract renewed for the 2011 season.
Ballpark Visit: Taunton Stadium, home of the Willmar Stingers
Bill Taunton Stadium / Willmar Stingers
Taunton Stadium is, at first glance, pretty reminiscent of other ballparks in the summer-collegiate Northwoods League. Then it hits you: the grandstand is exactly the same as found in Copeland Park, home of the La Crosse Loggers; the grandstand, put up in 2005 after a tornado wiped out the old grandstand, was built off the same cozy design provided by “Stadium Steve” Snyder, a Minnesota-based designer. Page 1: Introducing Bill Taunton Stadium.
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