Archive for the tag 'dubuque packers'

Umpire Huddle Leads to Protest (1962)

Kuklenski grounded to Ron Henderson at second base, but the infielder couldn’t make a throw because First Baseman Bob Iglesias was watching Novick and Williams. As a result, Kuklenski was called back to bat again.

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Pirates Exchange Managers for Last-Place Farm Clubs (1959)

Found this while trying to determine whether the two John Armstrongs associated with Dubuque were actually the same person–as, indeed, they were. Also found Armstrong’s obituary; he passed away on April 30, 1960 in his Dubuque home.

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Of Iron Men, and Dubuque Finances

Matching iron man attempts, Bill Bauernfeind of Michigan City and Joe Schaffernoth of Paris opposed each other in both games of a Midwest League double-header, August 21.

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Dubuque: New Ballpark

Some stories just never quite quit. Posted the following on MWLguide yesterday; thought I’d put it here, too, in case someone wants to comment….

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BC Yanks to Dubuque: a Quad Cities perspective

John Petrakis left delightful memories, but his teams were weak on the business side. I’d certainly hesitate before citing them as precedents in this discussion.

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BC Yanks to Dubuque: perhaps

Both the Dubuque Telegraph-Herald and the Battle Creek Enquirer have stories about yesterday’s press conference in Dubuque….

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BC Yanks to Dubuque?

Tuesday’s Battle Creek Enquirer ran several articles reporting that the Yanks were planning a move to Dubuque, Iowa. This is still preliminary discussion, and is subject to a bunch of approvals and other things, including Dubuque financing and building a stadium.

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