The Baseball Project

The Baseball Project, featuring founding members of R.E.M., debuted in 2007 and recently played for the Society for American Baseball Research national convention at the Palmer House in Chicago.

Steve Krah

Posted on June 30, 2015 at 10:03 a.m.
Tom Browning

Tom Browning, a former 12-year major leaguer and member of the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame, is the pitching coach of the Dayton Dragons. 

Steve Krah

Posted on June 22, 2015 at 2:45 p.m.
Swinging it

Ryan Strausborger, 27, has been the leadoff hitter for Round Rock in almost every game in 2015. 

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Posted on June 19, 2015 at 3:42 p.m.
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Posted on April 29, 2015 at 6:42 p.m.

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Posted on April 8, 2015 at 2:38 p.m.

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Posted on April 5, 2015 at 4:11 p.m.

Nussbaum, a former Notre Dame baseball player and South Bend attorney, has been legal counsel for the league since 1993. He also serves as league secretary. 

Posted on March 9, 2015 at 4:20 p.m.

There will be an adjustment period with no sanctions for players leaving the batter's box during spring training and during the month of April. After that, it's a $500 fine.

Posted on Feb. 17, 2015 at 12:47 p.m.

In 1953, Negro League teams like the Kansas City Monarchs — which Ernie Banks played for — stopped in Elkhart for games at Studebaker Park.

Posted on Jan. 21, 2015 at 4:04 p.m.

The former South Bend Clay and South Bend St. Joseph coach is scheduled to be inducted Friday, Jan. 23, in Indianapolis.

Posted on Jan. 20, 2015 at 8:00 a.m.

Brent Reinhardt’s J-Term class was tasked with a proposal to have the Tampa Bay Rays move to their assigned city. They had to come up with a mascot, uniform, stadium design, unique foods and more.

Posted on Jan. 4, 2015 at 9:41 a.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.