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Daily Geek-Out: Toronto HOCKEY Maple Leafs cap

June 3, 2013 – 5:25 pm |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek I had to go and mention Punch Imlach’s ‘Leafs cap on his 1966 hockey card when he served as the Toronto head coach. This meant…

ISU art professor moonlights as MLB scout | IllinoisState.edu

June 3, 2013 – 3:59 pm |
Michael Wille looked like the half dozen other scouts who were gathered in the stands behind home plate on a cold and wet Thursday afternoon at Duffy Bass Field for…

‘Belters sweep River City

June 2, 2013 – 10:03 pm |
NORMAL – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, completed a series sweep of the River City Rascals with an 8-7 win on Sunday at the Corn Crib. The…

Sunday Geek-Out: ’60 baseball Leafs with burnhole

June 2, 2013 – 7:56 pm |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek So yesterday’s 1960 baseball Toronto Maple Leafs cap isn’t the only one I got — surprise, surprise. Same team, but different…. Here’s my older one…

‘Belters grab two wins on Saturday

June 2, 2013 – 7:20 am |
NORMAL – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, moved into first place in the Frontier League West Division with a 2-1 12-inning win to complete a suspended game…

Return of the Geek-Out: Toronto baseball Maple Leafs

June 1, 2013 – 10:02 pm |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek So CornbeltBaseball.com is back online! I’m guessing our server was getting tired of all the Rays and Jays   caps! No matter! I’m not yet ready…

Long Road Ahead: Kenny Long’s Pro Journey

June 1, 2013 – 9:39 pm |
The fast and slow of it Contributed by Kenny Long March 28 Today was a very long day for me and my teammates. I am starting to get used to…

Cornball: Diamond Chatter with Tom and Jack, episode 80 (audio)

June 1, 2013 – 8:03 am |
Snipes Preview: Double Dubois equals double the noise Tom and Jack travel to the Extra Innings training facility on Bloomington’s south side to talk with the Lexington Snipes’ Mr. Everything,…

Geek-Out addendum: Old-school Jays helmet logo

May 27, 2013 – 5:52 pm |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek Figured this was a good way to squeeze in one more Geek-Out since I’d missed yesterday. And just thought I’d show off my homemade Jays…

Daily Geek-Out: Jays 2008 “Memorial Day” cap

May 27, 2013 – 12:46 pm |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek Missed yesterday’s May Jays Days Geek-Out — again for good reason. I was editing the final five chapters of our friend Dan Blewett’s upcoming book,…

‘Belters earn doubleheader sweep

May 26, 2013 – 10:35 pm |
NORMAL – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, threw matching one-hitters and swept the Frontier Greys in aSunday doubleheader at the Corn Crib by scores of 4-0 and…

Heartland starts NJCAA World Series with win

May 26, 2013 – 7:59 pm |
by CornbeltBaseball.com staff Things got off to a good start on Sunday in Enid, Oklahoma at the NJCAA DII World Series for Heartland Community College, as they were able to…

Redbirds lose in MVC title game | GoRedbirds.com

May 26, 2013 – 8:35 am |
NORMAL, Ill.- After taking the Missouri Valley Conference regular-season title from Wichita State with a final-weekend sweep at Southern Illinois, the Illinois State baseball team couldn’t do the same in…

Daily Geek-Out: 2002 “Muscle Jays” Mesh BP cap

May 25, 2013 – 6:59 pm |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek Today’s May Jays Days cap is the BP version of the “Muscle Jays” cap I showed you last week. Everything I said about the logo…
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