Category Archives: Pro baseball

Energy, excitement crackles as baseball and Yard Goats return to Hartford

HARTFORD, April 13 – As time marches on, we change. Our cities change. Our state changes. Once upon a time, there was a major league baseball team in Hartford – the Dark Blues who played two seasons in the National League in the late 19th century. For 14 years, an Eastern League called Hartford home withContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Yard Goats shutout in final game before home opener Thursday in Hartford

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 12 – Harrisburg’s Spencer Kieboom lowered the boom on the Hartford Yard Goats Wednesday afternoon.  The veteran right-handed hitting catcher, belted a two-run homer off the top of the left field wall in the fourth inning, leading the Harrisburg Senators to a 6-0 Eastern League victory before 2,549 fans.   Kieboom’s homerContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Thousands come to see Dunkin Donuts Park in Hartford for themselves

HARTFORD, April 11 – It was 3 a.m. on Tuesday morning and Ellington’s Bob Olinatz was awake. And he couldn’t get back to sleep. Dunkin Donuts Park was on his mind. And he couldn’t put it aside. “I woke up thinking about and couldn’t wait to get here. I’ve been dying to get in hereContinue ReadingContinue Reading