Tag Archives: Midwest League

Midwest League to Honor George H. Spelius with Jersey Patch in 2017

PRESS RELEASE – Throughout the 2017 season, all 16 Midwest League teams and umpires will honor the late President Emeritus George H. Spelius, who passed away in September of 2016, with a sleeve patch. The black patch bearing the initials G.H.S in white text will be sewn on the cuff of the left sleeve of all regular team uniforms (right sleeve of umpire uniforms) throughout the 2017 campaign. Spelius served as President Emeritus and Director of Midwest League Umpire Development until his passing. Continue reading

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River Bandits Introduce New and Returning Alternate Logos

PRESS RELEASE – The Quad Cities River Bandits are proud to introduce a brand new official alternate logo. Featuring an outline of Rascal’s eyes, the logo will be featured on the 2017 River Bandits home alternate game day cap. Continue reading

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Officials Break Ground on Residential Development at Four Winds Field

The baseball season won’t start for a couple more weeks at Four Winds Field, home of the South Bend Cubs (Single-A, Midwest League), but the construction season is now underway, as officials broke ground on a $22-million housing project being built beyond the left field fence.  Read more here.  View renderings here.

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Lugnuts Introduce New Caps

PRESS RELEASE – The Lansing Lugnuts, Class-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, are proud to unveil three brand new Official Team Caps to be worn during the upcoming season. Continue reading

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President of Minor League Baseball Visits Beloit, Talks New Ballpark

PRESS RELEASE – Pat O’Conner, President of Minor League Baseball, visited Beloit on Tuesday to meet with prominent members of the community. He described his visit as “enlightening and positive” to acknowledge the need for a new stadium as a long-term solution to keep affiliated professional baseball in Beloit. Continue reading


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Hot Rods Announce 2017 Promo Schedule

Bowling Green Hot Rods New Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – On Friday, the Bowling Green Hot Rods, Class-A Affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, announced their 2017 promotional schedule. Continue reading

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Loons Announce Additions to Front Office

Great Lakes Loons LogoPRESS RELEASE –  The Great Lakes Loons are proud to be a vibrant part of the Great Lakes Bay Region and a member of the Midland community. Since the team came to town, the organization has always taken pride in being able to create unique, fulfilling jobs for people to start and further their careers. Continue reading

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