Saturday, December 20, 2014

Season Tickets


The Shark as a Cub

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

Steve Krah

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

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

Steve Krah

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

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.

Steve Krah

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

Posted on Sept. 25, 2014 at 3:21 p.m.

Cubs minor leaguers among those to utilize mental skills training as team prepares to play in South Bend

Posted on Sept. 23, 2014 at 7:29 p.m.

Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod will represent the Cubs on Thursday when the new name and colors of the South Bend Silver Hawks are unveiled.

Posted on Sept. 22, 2014 at 5:25 p.m.

Kane County’s loss becomes South Bend’s gain. Upgrade in facilities at Four Winds Field are likely the biggest factor for the switch.

Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 5:16 p.m.

Eric Stults has a 7-16 with a 4.49 earned-run average, but his manager on the San Diego Padres acknowledged that run support has been a problem.

Posted on Sept. 10, 2014 at 11:25 a.m.

Tom Carroll was a “bonus baby” infielder with the New York Yankees and also played for the Kansas City Athletics. Frank Carpin was a left-handed pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Houston Astros.

Posted on Aug. 15, 2014 at 6:50 a.m.

George Cuppy, who retired to Elkhart at the end of his major league career and went into business with big league catcher Lou Criger, was known for his oh-so-slow ambling as a 19th century pitcher.

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.