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Friday, April 11, 2003

Northern League Transactions
4/11/2003 - Sioux Falls- Placed a claim on Kansas City LHP Tony O'Donnell (Rookie).
4/11/2003 - Kansas City- Signed INF Taber Maier (Veteran), LHP Scott Guess (LS-2), and INF Jeff Brooks (LS-3).

It looks like Taber's been doing some modeling and is also selling a used batting cage net.

They've laid the sod at the CAB. 11 new pictures from April 10th are up at tbonesbaseball.com.

Jeffrey Flanagan
Kansas City Star - Apr 11, 2003
"The T-Bones have hired a head groundskeeper -- Matt Mattes, who had been the No. 2 man behind Royals head groundskeeper Trevor Vance the past four years. Mattes, according to T-Bones director of stadium operations Chris Browne, came highly recommended by turf guru George Toma."

Wednesday, April 09, 2003

T-Bones keep moving on
Kansas City Kansan

Twins, Saints offer 2-for-1 deal
Minneapolis Star Tribune, MN - Apr 9, 2003
Relations between the Minnesota Twins and the St. Paul Saints have come a long way since 1993. The two teams are offering a $30 package which includes a ticket to an afternoon Saints game, buffet dinner, bus ride to the Metrodome, and a ticket to the Twins game that night. I'd love to see the Royals and T-Bones do something like this. For you do-it-yourself types out there, the first chance to see major and minor league baseball in Kansas City on the same day is June 29th. The Royals will be hosting the St. Louis Cardinals at 1:05 PM, while the T-Bones take on the Gary Southshore RailCats at 5:05 PM.

Tuesday, April 08, 2003

T-Bones Announce Mascot and Star Spangled Banner Tryouts!
T-Bones Press Release - Apr 8, 2003
"Tryouts will be held on April 26, from 10:00 - 2:00 at Oak Park Mall and the public is invited."

Kansas City T-Bones launch partnership with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum with $3,500 donation
T-Bones Press Release - Apr 1, 2003
"The minor league T-Bones, an independent Northern League affiliate, will work with the museum on a series of in-stadium events and promotions including a 'Salute to the Negro Leagues' scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 6 when the T-Bones play the Gary Southshore Railcats. Both teams will wear replica Negro League uniforms.."

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