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Kenosha Twins emerge from the shadows Friday

Two Kenosha baseball stories in one day! The second installment: The Kenosha Kingfish (summer collegiate; Northwoods League) are bringing back Kenosha Twins uniforms and logos Friday night. Tonight, of course, the team is playing as the Kenosha Sockets in a what-if event. Tomorrow night, the team will take the team as the Kenosha Twins, the […]

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Simmons Field / Kenosha Kingfish

This, friends, is why summer-collegiate leagues exist: to provide new life to old ballparks – evidenced by the makeover of Simmons Field, home of the Northwoods League’s Kenosha Kingfish. A successful business model for summer-collegiate ball is pretty simple: take an old ballpark formerly used for minor-league or industrial-league play, fix it up, and play […]

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Simmons Field reno renderings unveiled

The owners of the new summer-collegiate Northwoods League team in Kenosha unveiled renderings of the renovations to Simmons Field, the longtime home to pro ball in the Wisconsin city, set for the 2014 season. The “First Pitch” event tonight featured a live brass band, entertainment from the nationally known Zooperstars and the unveiling of $1 […]

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Simmons Field lease approved for Northwoods League team

The summer-collegiate Northwoods League could return to Simmons Field in 2014, as the Kenosha Parks Commission approves a lease with the owners of the Madison Mallards and Wisconsin Rapids Rafters. The ballpark is the former home to the Kenosha Twins (Low Class A; Midwest League), the Kenosha Mammoths (independent; Frontier League) and the Kenosha Kroakers […]

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