Ted Nytes is a full-time cabinet maker and part-time baseball dreamer. He used to play town ball himself for the teams in Union City and New Prague. As a woodworker, he one day locked a piece of wood in a lathe and then, by hand, turned his own baseball bat.
From clothing to cheese, Faribault is home to several century-old businesses.
The final stop of this summer’s FOX 9 Town Ball Tour is at historic Bell Field in Faribault, Minnesota, home of the Faribault Lakers.
It's a family affair for one Minnesota Town Ball team as the Melchior enter their 5th generation of players and coaches.
The FOX 9 Town Ball Tour makes its way to Minneapolis today. While town ball baseball may not normally be associated with a big city like Minneapolis, Parade Stadium has a rich tradition of hosting games.
The surgical scar runs straight down Todd Traen’s upper leg after more than six inches of his femur was removed to fight off bone cancer.
Former Minnesota Twins infielder Corey Koskie hit a 2-run homer for the Loretto Larks in amateur baseball action Wednesday night against the Montrose/Waverly Stingers.
FOX 9 Town Ball Tour stopped in Sartell for an inter-city rivalry game between the Sartell Muskies and the Sartell Stone Poneys.
Sartell Town Ball Historian Pete Johnson shares the history of the Sartell Muskies and Sartell Stone Poneys.
The Sartell mayor discusses the impact Town Ball has on the city.
Since the Sartell Muskies and Sartell Stone Poneys are an in-town rivalry there are a lot of shared connections among the players of both teams.
Baseball and softball are long traditions for the Schellinger family. Two brothers currently play on the Sartell Muskies.
A pair of Sartell, Minnesota natives are the voices behind the games, serving as the announcers.
The managers of the Sartell Muskies and the Sartell Stone Poneys talk about the historic in-town rivalry between the two Town Ball teams.
The FOX 9 Town Ball Tour continued this week in St. Patrick, Minnesota, a small community nestled in the heart of Scott County.
Irish Catcher Matt Ambrose talks to FOX 9's Hobie Artigue about the growth of the St. Patrick town ball program, including the improvements to the playing field. Ambrose has been on the team since 2003.
Bonin Field, home of the St. Patrick Irish and numerous youth teams, doesn't have lights for night games. A donation campaign is trying to change that.
The oldest member of the St. Patrick Irish talked about the whole town ball experience, what it's like being the team's elder stateman and being part of a team.
The FOX 9 Town Ball Tour is back! Here's a look at this summer's schedule, starting in Waconia on June 2. This year, featured games will also be streamed live on fox9.com/live!
FOX 9's Shayne Wells checks out Bonin Field, home of the St. Patrick Irish. The Irish take on the New Market Muskies Wednesday night. First pitch is at 6 p.m.