Ill-Tempered Apple Calls Out Nightmare Ant In Fort Wayne Mascot Showdown

No, this isn't a peyote flashback; the above image is of a real minor league baseball mascot. This as-yet-unnamed, furious-looking apple represents the Fort Wayne TinCaps, the newest member of the Class-A Midwest League. You may know Fort Wayne as home of the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, an Indiana Pacers D-League basketball… » 10/06/08 4:30pm 10/06/08 4:30pm

It's Over: Minor League Baseball Gives One Candidate The Nod

We have a new President. I suppose they'll go on with these convention thingees anyway, because the deposit on the arenas are non-refundable. But we know who's going to win. Minor league teams in six cities handed out bobbleheads of the two Presidential candidates during special promotions last week, with each fan… » 8/13/08 3:00pm 8/13/08 3:00pm

Bobblection Week 2008: They Bobble, You Decide

Although the bobblehead craze has pretty much swept the globe, countries generally do not use them to select their leaders; well, except for Spain. But perhaps they should. In 2004, a series of Minor League Baseball bobblehead promotions correctly predicted the U.S. Presidential Election, when other so-called polling… » 8/06/08 3:00pm 8/06/08 3:00pm

Get Ready For British Humor Night With The West Michigan Whitecaps

Welcome to Minor Enterprise. But follow only if you are men of valor. For the entrance to this cave is guarded by a monster, a creature so foul and cruel that no man yet has fought with it and lived. Bones of full fifty men lie strewn about its lair ... therefore sweet knights if you may doubt your strength or courage… » 7/23/08 3:00pm 7/23/08 3:00pm

Fear Factor In The Northwoods League

A collegiate summer baseball league team called the Madison Mallards was handing out free tickets on Thursday that included all-you-can-eat snack bar privileges; a pretty sweet deal, considering all you had to do to earn it was to eat a dead beetle. The Mallards offered the tickets to the first 250 fans who would eat… » 7/21/08 12:30pm 7/21/08 12:30pm