Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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Stay in the box

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.

Steve Krah

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

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

Steve Krah

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

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

Steve Krah

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

Craig Biggio would already be in. He’d be joined by Mike Piazza, Jeff Bagwell and Tim Raines along with Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz.

Posted on Dec. 26, 2014 at 6:14 p.m.

As it turns out, there’s some science to making America’s pastime feel like a home away from home. 

Posted on Dec. 16, 2014 at 9:55 a.m.

“The Shark” was a Valparaiso High School senior when he pitched a game against Elkhart Memorial in 2003.

Posted on Dec. 2, 2014 at 5:31 p.m.

With the help of online voters, sports enthusiast and blogger Kirk Buchner helps bestow added fame on made-up characters in sports and music. 

Posted on Dec. 1, 2014 at 11:13 a.m.

John Mallee was in town to conduct a youth clinic for Joel Mishler at Eastlake Chargers Baseball/Softball Academy. Find out what he says makes a bat swing successful.

Posted on Oct. 9, 2014 at 2:16 p.m.

Walter Scott “Bo” Slear gained fame as a player, manager and umpire and was lauded throughout the Midwest. In 1906, he even earned a Carnegie medal for saving a drowning boy.

Posted on Oct. 1, 2014 at 7:08 a.m.

As the MLB heads into playoffs, take a look at how the 2014 regular season did for Bethel College alumni Justin Masterson and Eric Stults.

Posted on Sept. 30, 2014 at 8:10 a.m.

Breland Almadova posted a .995 fielding percentage over 131 games during his season with the South Bend Cubs (formerly South Bend Silver Hawks).

Posted on Sept. 26, 2014 at 10:25 a.m.

An Elkhart resident as a young child, Andy Milovich went on to be a South Bend White Sox intern in 1990 and is now vice president and general manager of the Myrtle Beach (S.C.) Pelicans. 

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.

Other Stories by Steve Krah
Reporter Steve Krah covers sports for the Elkhart Truth.