8th Jun | Story

First Person: Michael Gartner

He hired Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel, called the shots on the front page of the Wall Street Journal and has a Pulitzer Prize in his office. But when the Iowa owner shows up to the park, he just wants to talk with fans and keep score.

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12th May | Story

Just like old times, 56 years later

Sam Hitcher, fourth from right, and Tom Munoz, second from right, played on the same field for the first time more than half a century ago. Their friendship has stretched across teams, states, leagues and decades.

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3rd Jun | Story

A Chicago original

For more than 40 years, Nancy Faust serenaded Chicago White Sox crowds. Now, more or less retired, she plays Sunday afternoons 45 miles to the west for the Kane County Cougars and their fans.

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10th May | Story

The road to Adelanto

Growing up, Eric Jensen just wanted to be an umpire. That one wish led to stints as a batboy, a clubhouse manager and, now, the general manager of the High Desert Mavericks. Even in the front office, his heart is still with the laundry.

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4th May | Story

Isotopes score Homer

When baseball returned to Albuquerque, the team name was influenced by an episode of The Simpsons. Statues of the classic characters now call Isotopes Park home.

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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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Who's on Deck? Here's Who We Are Visiting Next

Our 2013 schedule still is in development.