|Kansas City T-Bones|
Founded in 2003
Kansas City, Kansas
|Owner(s)/Operated By: John Ehlert|
|General Manager: Rick Muntean|
|Manager: Andy McCauley|
|Media: Kansas City Kansan, The Kansas City Star|
The Kansas City T-Bones, an independent league baseball team is based out of Kansas City, Kansas and play in CommunityAmerica Ballpark near the Kansas Speedway. Headline event of the year The Florida Marlins become World Series champions holding off a dynastic New York Yankees team 4 games to Kansas City Kansas. Items for the metro area should also go to the Kansas City Metropolitan Area page Items for Kansas City Missouri This article refers to the modern Northern League. For the original incarnations of the Northern League which operated between 1902 and 1971 see Northern League CommunityAmerica Ballpark is a Minor league Baseball Stadium in Kansas City Kansas, home of the Kansas City T-Bones of the independent The Kansas City Kansan is a Newspaper that serves Kansas City Kansas. The Kansas City Star is a McClatchy Newspaper based in Kansas City Missouri, in the United States. Independent baseball leagues are professional baseball organizations located in the United States and Canada. Kansas City Kansas. Items for the metro area should also go to the Kansas City Metropolitan Area page Items for Kansas City Missouri CommunityAmerica Ballpark is a Minor league Baseball Stadium in Kansas City Kansas, home of the Kansas City T-Bones of the independent Kansas Speedway is a speedway in Kansas City Kansas, adjacent to the Village West area They have played in the Northern League since 2003. This article refers to the modern Northern League. For the original incarnations of the Northern League which operated between 1902 and 1971 see Northern League Artistic gymnastics World Artistic Gymnastics Championships: Men's all-around champions Paul Hamm, USA, They play in the same metropolitan area as the American League's Kansas City Royals, who are based in Kansas City, Missouri. The American League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the American League ( AL) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in The Kansas City Royals are a Major League Baseball team based in Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas City Missouri only Items for the metro area Kansas City Kansas or North Kansas City MO should go on their respective pages
The team was previously known as the Duluth-Superior Dukes (representing Duluth, MN and Superior, WI), which had won the Northern League championship 1997, though league records do not reflect such continuity. Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar
The T-Bones broke ground on CommunityAmerica Ballpark September 4th, 2002, and just over nine months later played their first home game on June 6th, 2003. CommunityAmerica Ballpark is a Minor league Baseball Stadium in Kansas City Kansas, home of the Kansas City T-Bones of the independent
The team's mascot is named "Sizzle". On Oct. 16, 2006, the T-Bones announced the firing of manager, "Dirty" Al Gallagher, who had been the team's first and only manager. Alan Mitchell Edward George Patrick Henry Gallagher (born October 18, 1945, in San Francisco, California) is a retired professional Andy McCauley replaced him. Gallagher has been in professional baseball since 1965 when he was the fourteenth player overall selected, taken in the first round by the San Francisco Giants, and took another managing job with the St. Joseph Blacksnakes. The San Francisco Giants are a Major League Baseball team based in, that currently play in the National League West Division. The St Joe Blacksnakes, in Saint Joseph Missouri, were a member of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball.
Eddie Pearson led the league in batting average (. Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. 362), RBIs (78), and hits (124).
The T-Bones finished the regular season with a 48-48 record. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " They went to the first round of the playoffs and exited the first round after losing 3 of 5 games to the Schaumburg Flyers. The Schaumburg Flyers are a professional baseball team based in Schaumburg Illinois, in the United States. For the year, T-Bones player Eddie Pearson received the Most Valuable Player award, Rick Muntean received co-executive of the year, and the entire team received Organization of the Year. Several League Records were set by T-Bones players: Jonathan Krysa set records for innings pitched (165. 1), total batters faced, and games started (24); Rick Prieto set new records for walks (78), and runs (97), while tying the league record for triples (10); and Eddie Pearson set the intentional walks record with 17.
The T-Bones finished 45-49 overall. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. They finished second in the first half with a record of 27-19, just missing the playoff berth, but never contended in the second half due to the loss of several key players.
Jonathan Krysa was named Northern League Pitcher of the Year with a record of 13-5 and a 3. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. 74 ERA. However, the T-Bones finished third in both halves of the season. They led the second-half race until the final week, when a disastrous season-ending road trip ended their hopes. Their overall record of 45-51 for the season was their franchise-worst record and gave them a 181-194 (. 482) record in their four years in Kansas City.
The team released manager Al Gallagher and hired former Schaumburg manager Andy McCauley to replace him. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The team began 2007 with only two players carried over from the previous season, and released them by mid-season for a 100% turnover of its 22-man roster. The T-Bones finished deep in last place in the Southern Division in the first half, but moved into the lead during the second-half and held that lead until a late-season collapse left them in a disappointing second-place finish. The team's overall 44-52 record was one game worse than the previous season's franchise record.
|First Half||Second Half||Overall|
|2003||West||20-25||4th||23-21||2nd||43-46||. 483||Did not qualify|
|2004||South||20-28||4th||28-20||1st||48-48||. 500||Lost semi-final|
|2005||South||27-19||2nd||18-30||5th||45-49||. 479||Did not qualify|
|2006||South||22-26||3rd||23-25||3rd||45-51||. 469||Did not qualify|
|2007||South||18-30||4th||26-22||2nd||44-52||. 458||Did not qualify|
In April of 2008, the T-Bones announced a promotion on May 28, which they were billing as "welcome to the neighborhood" for NFL quarterback Michael Vick, who was imprisoned at the federal prison in Leavenworth, some eightteen miles from the ballpark. Events 585 BC - A Solar eclipse occurs as predicted by Greek philosopher and scientist Thales, while Alyattes is battling The National Football League ( NFL) is the largest professional American football league. Quarterback ( QB) is a position in American and Canadian football. Michael Dwayne Vick (born June 26 1980 in Newport News Virginia) is a suspended National Football League (NFL Quarterback under contract The United States Penitentiary (USP Leavenworth is located in Leavenworth, Kansas on 1583 acres (6 Vick is in prison, having been convicted of animal cruelty. Cruelty to animals refers to the infliction of unnecessary Suffering or Harm to animals
The team plans a parade of dogs up for adoption at nearby animal shelters. An animal shelter is a facility that houses homeless lost or abandoned animals primarily a large variety of Dogs and Cats The animal is kept at the shelter The team will wear black and white striped uniforms reminiscent of prison uniforms, and the visiting Gary SouthShore RailCats will wear bright orange uniforms reminiscent of prison jumpsuits. The Gary SouthShore RailCats are a professional baseball team based in Gary Indiana, in the United States. Jumpsuit originally referred to the utilitarian one-piece garments used by parachuters and skydivers, but has come to be used as a common term for any one-piece
Kristy Winfrey, an animal rights advocate, and Richard McIntire, national spokesman for the NAACP, have objected to the promotion. "Animal liberation" redirects here for other uses see Animal liberation (disambiguation. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, usually abbreviated as NAACP, is one of the oldest and most influential Civil rights organizations