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Plunked aplenty

In his final collegiate game, lead-off man and NorthWood High School graduate Yoder was plunked by three pitches while hitting a home run and double. He also scored six runs and stole a base.

Steve Krah

Posted at 12:21 p.m.
Burt Hooton in Fort Wayne

The right-hander pitcher pitched a no-hitter for the Chicago Cubs in his fourth appearance and went on to win a National League Championship Series MVP and World Series championship with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He is now pitching coach with the Fort Wayne TinCaps of the Class-A Midwest League.

Steve Krah

Posted on April 29, 2015 at 6:42 p.m.
SOUTH BEND CUBS MEDIA DAY_8746

Seats are already sold and a few outfield lawn tickets remain for the 2015 season opener Thursday, April 9. So popular has the team become with its new ties to the Chicago Cubs that walk-up sales on some dates this spring and summer may not even be available.

 

Steve Krah

Posted on April 8, 2015 at 2:38 p.m.
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Steve Krah
Steve Krah
Baseball has been sports reporter Steve Krah's passion since childhood. In Season Tickets, there will be plenty of stories from the diamond, but that's not all. Look for stories about athletic happenings and personalties of all kinds.

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Reporter Steve Krah covers sports for the Elkhart Truth.



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