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NORMAL, Ill. - The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, have announced they are hosting a Michael Collins Tribute Night on August 19. The CornBelters are playing the Schaumburg… Read the full story »

Geek-Out: Milwaukee Brewers (Braves) throwback

July 30, 2013 – 7:30 pm |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek Bought this on my birthday! As promised, here’s the Milwaukee  Brewers throwback cap I bought Saturday at the Chicago New Era Cap Flagship Store. As…

Wild Things drop ‘Belters, 6-1

July 29, 2013 – 9:35 pm |
WASHINGTON, Pa. – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, mustered only four hits and fell in the middle game of their series with the host Washington Wild Things…

Birthday Geek-Out: “Hello…My Name is Cap Geek Tom….”

July 29, 2013 – 5:05 pm |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek The gang at the show So Saturday, July 27, was my birthday. To celebrate, I took my wife and two youngest kids to see the…

CornBelters open road trip with win

July 28, 2013 – 10:35 pm |
WASHINGTON, Pa. – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, opened a nine-game road trip with a 5-3 win over the Washington Wild Things on Sunday night at CONSOL…

Greys take CornBelters, 9-4

July 28, 2013 – 6:29 am |
NORMAL – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, gave up a big eighth inning which broke a tie and led to a 9-4 Frontier Greys win on Saturday…

Greys drop CornBelters, 10-3

July 26, 2013 – 10:39 pm |
NORMAL – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, reversed roles from the previous nights’ big home win and lost 10-3 to the Frontier Greys on Friday night at…

CornBelters win behind fifth complete game from Demmin

July 26, 2013 – 12:26 pm |
NORMAL – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, used a steady offensive explosion and the fifth complete game of the season from Ryan Demmin to defeat the Frontier…

Geek-Out: Rays Faux-back 2013

July 25, 2013 – 8:57 pm |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek “Kiww the wabbit, kiww the waaabbit!” When the Rays wore their ’70s-style “faux-back” uniforms last season, I immediately snapped up one of the caps Lids…

Geek-Out: 8-panel ’38 Homestead Grays

July 24, 2013 – 6:57 pm |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek The 8-panel throwback cap has always been a tricky cap to pull off. Because they were de rigueur only over the first third or so…

Cornball: Diamond Chatter with Tom and Jack, episode 86 (audio)

July 24, 2013 – 1:24 pm |
State of the Program report, with Heartland’s Nate Metzger Nate Metzger, head baseball coach and athletic director at Heartland Community College, stops by Boo Boo’s Dawghouse in Bloomington to talk…

‘Belters take series from Slammers

July 24, 2013 – 12:45 pm |
JOLIET – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, won their fifth out of the six games since the Frontier League All-Star break with a 10-7 victory over the…

Slammers top ‘Belters, 7-5

July 23, 2013 – 1:54 pm |
JOLIET – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, gave up four home runs and ended a three-game winning streak with a 7-5 loss to the Joliet Slammers on…

CornBelters win in walkoff

July 22, 2013 – 6:31 am |
NORMAL – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, captured a back-and-forth 5-4 walk-off win to sweep the Evansville Otters on Sunday at the Corn Crib. The CornBelters visit…

CornBelters take second straight

July 20, 2013 – 9:36 pm |
NORMAL – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, won their second straight game coming out of the Frontier League All-Star break with a 2-1 victory over the Evansville…
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