UNION HILL, Minn. (FOX 9) - The Union Hill Bulldogs were able to pull out a win on Wednesday as the FOX 9 Town Ball Tour made a stop in town.
The Bulldogs took down the Mayer Blazers by a score of 4-2 on Town Ball night. The win following a beautiful summer night in Minnesota for FOX 9's sixth stop on our summer tour.
Union Hill is an unincorporated community in Le Sueur and Scott counties, located about four miles west of New Prague. The Hill is a ball club that dates back more than 65 years.
Town Ball Tour 2022: Union Hill Bulldogs offer small town charm
As the FOX 9 Town Ball Tour heads to the Union Hill Ballpark, home of the Bulldogs, on Wednesday, June 22, FOX 9’s Hobie Artigue interviews Noreen "Reno" Giesen – the team’s scorekeeper the last 47 years.
Union Hill Bulldogs vs. Mayer Blazers
Next up on the 2022 FOX 9 Town Ball Tour is Paynesville on June 28, Hamel on July 6, and Green Isle on July 13. You can find the full Town Ball Tour schedule here.
Last week, the Town Ball Tour visited Isanti. Other previous stops on the 2022 tour include Watertown, Plato, Veseli, and Cologne.
Town Ball: Meet the past and present Union Hill Bulldogs
During our sixth stop on the Town Ball tour, we talked to past and present Union Hill Bulldogs players.
Town Ball: Local cabinet maker customizes players bats
During our sixth stop on the Town Ball tour, we talked to local cabinet maker Ted Nytes who creates customized bats for Town Ball players.
FOX 9 Town Ball Tour makes sixth stop of summer in Union Hill
FOX 9's Shayne Wells shares the history of the Union Hill Bulldogs, including player/board member Werner Giesen, primary field caretaker Don Giesen, and Union Hill Baseball Association President Sean O'Neill, and the connections they have with the home that sits next to the ballpark.