September 1, 2011 - 9:00am
One of the most prominent baseball stadiums in Louisville's baseball history has since been demolished but I'd like to take a little bit of time to remember our athletics history.
Near the University of Louisville at third and eastern parkway there used to sit a stadium that built a grand tradition in it’s over sixty years of existence until it’s eventual demolition.
August 25, 2011 - 9:00am
One of the newest ball parks in the city of Louisville, Jim Patterson stadium offers some of the country's most modern technology.
It’s no secret that the city of the Louisville Slugger is synonymous with the game of baseball. And, so it only makes sense that the University of Louisville baseball team has had a storied history.Beginning in 1909 the team has made three NCAA tournament appearances, one college World Series...
August 24, 2011 - 9:00am
Continuing to look at the landmark athletic complexes in the Derby City, I turn my attention to softball.
Walking around the University of Louisville’s Ulmer Stadium, one is met with one of the most modern softball stadiums in the region.For twelve years now the stadium’s state of the art accommodations including a climate controlled press box, field lighting, and architecturally developed...
August 23, 2011 - 9:00am
For the past couple of months I've been occasionally throwing out iconic athletes from Louisville. Sports legends of the Ville I called the series. But, I'd like to add to that series, sports legends of a different variety; the iconic buildings and arenas that made the city's historic sports past what it is today.
What better place to start the landmark edition of Sports Legends of the Ville than Freedom Hall? Opened in 1956, Freedom Hall was a building that was beyond it’s time. Ironically though, the building itself didn’t open to house basketball games; as so many remember it today....
August 2, 2011 - 9:00am
Now comes that all important time in the NFL when teams look to the free-agent wire, this is good news for several Cards and Cats.
With confirmation last week that the NFL pre-season would officially begin on-schedule, quickly teams were given the green light to tend to trades and the free-agent wire.For former Louisville quarterback, Adam Froman this wait seemed interminable, but his patience was finally rewarded when the...