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Slammers to unveil logo, unis on March 10

The Joliet Slammers (independent; Frontier League) will reach a milestone on March 10, when the team’s logo and uniforms will be unveiled at an event at the city’s Rialto Theatre. Tickets are available at Silver Cross Field. Tickets are free but are limited and required for entry. The red-carpet event, “The Grand Slammer: Identity Released,” […]

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Slammers make first hire: Bart Zeller

The manager is the face of a baseball team in the community, and the Joliet Slammers (independent; Frontier League) made a key hire in their early history: Bart Zeller is the team’s new field manager. A native of Chicago Heights, Ill., Zeller attended Eastern Illinois University before signing with the St. Louis Cardinals and playing […]

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New for 2011: Joliet Slammers

We have a name for the new Silver Cross Field team in the independent Frontier League: the Joliet Slammers, as team ownership goes with a penal theme for its inaugural season. “We deliberated over this for many days and many nights,” said team president Bill Waliewski. “And when all the evidence was considered, we came […]

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