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Hessman, Schnacke Named to International League Hall of Fame

The International League‘s 2018 Hall of Fame class is set, as the circuit’s all-time home run king Mike Hessman and Columbus Clippers President and General Manager Ken Schnacke are being inducted. The two men were elected to the IL Hall by a vote of living Hall of Famers, longtime executives, broadcasters, and members of the media. […]

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Goodbye to Cooper Stadium

The former home of the Columbus Clippers (Class AAA; International League) is no more, as the wrecking ball took down the 84-year-old ballpark this week. Cooper Stadium, which opened in 1932, has sat empty since the Clippers move to a new downtown ballpark, Huntington Park, in 2009. Even before the Clippers moved there was a […]

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Clippers, Cleveland extend PDC through 2016

Though it wasn’t set to expire until 2014, the Columbus Clippers (Class AAA; International League) and the Cleveland Indians extended their player-development contract through the 2016 season. It’s pretty clear both sides are happy with the current arrangement. “These first four seasons of being affiliated with the Cleveland Indians in our new ballpark has exceeded […]

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