If You've Eaten A Four-Pound Burger, Of Course You'll Need A Giant…

Still grappling with the media frenzy over its monstrous 5,000-calorie burger, the West Michigan Whitecaps, masters of the metaphor, have installed a giant plunger in the outfield that squirts water on fans. » 4/03/09 12:30pm 4/03/09 12:30pm

Experience The Fun Of Minnesota's U.S. Senate Election Recount With The …

Here's comedian and senatorial candidate Al Franken throwing out the first pitch at a St. Paul Saints game earlier this season » 11/21/08 1:15pm 11/21/08 1:15pm. It was a wise move on Mr. Franken's part, considering that the Saints' attendance that day was 12,450, and he's currently trailing in his U.S. Senate recount with Norm Coleman by only 136…

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

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

Come Help The Jamestown Jammers Salute Slightly Flawed Things

If you can't make it out to see the New York Giants take on the New England Patriots in tonight's preseason game, why not do the next best thing?* The Jamestown Jammers » 8/28/08 3:15pm 8/28/08 3:15pm minor league baseball team (Class A New York-Penn League) is holding its gala "Saltute to Imperfection Night" at Diethrick Park, where they will pay…

Jacko Turns 50, Hockey Night, And The Political Incorrectness Of…

And so we come to the close of another Minor League Baseball season. And what a season it's been: We watched babies enjoying beer » 8/20/08 3:30pm 8/20/08 3:30pm, were introduced , and thrilled to the antics of . The Macon Music announced with great fanfare, , their gala Eliot Spitzer Night. We even . My favorite promotion was probably , in which…

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