March 28, 2012 - 11:00am
The Louisville Bats open up their season in just a few days.
Well folks, there’s one definite way to indicate that the winter is over and that’s with the opening of baseball season.And, here in the Derby City that means the Bats who actually begin play very soon; April fifth to be exact when they open their season away against Columbus.The Bats...
July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
Buddy Bat has aided in the cultivation in a friendly atmosphere during Bats games, with that in mind I say we take a little time to thank everybody's bat.
Sometimes a mascot can sum up the personality of a team. In many ways a team’s mascot acts as a goodwill ambassador to fans. With that in mind, I take a look at a symbol of modern baseball in the city of Louisville, Buddy Bat.Now, I know it might seem strange to proclaim a mascot as a sports...
October 12, 2011 - 10:00am
Louisville Slugger Field has stood since 2000 as a proud statement to the baseball world- an extension of the most legendary equipment in modern athletic history.
In 2000 you’d think we were boarding the U.S.S. enterprise when we went to that first game at Louisville Slugger Field.
August 29, 2011 - 10:00am
Continuing my look at the legendary sports venues of the Ville, I turn my attention to Cardinal Stadium.
Despite a seemingly annual push to demolish Cardinal Stadium currently, between 1957 and 1999 it was one of the most prolific sports venues in the city.Called either Cardinal or Fairgrounds Stadium, prior to 1982, the venue hosted University of Louisville football from its opening in 1957 to 1998....
August 13, 2011 - 12:40am
A player and a coach got thrown out of Friday night's pitching duel. While Edinson Volquez had a strong outing, the Bats lost the home series opener against the Indianapolis Indians 3-2.
Well, the post-game show didn’t provide the only fireworks for the evening at Louisville Slugger Field Friday night. Right fielder Jeremy Hermida was tossed from the game in the 8th inning after arguing a called strike. When Hermida was ejected, the 3rd base coach Rick Sweet came to his...