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Baseball in Battle Creek

Highlights

This page lists season and game highlights for teams and players in Battle Creek, Michigan. This includes teams known as the Michigan Battle Cats and as Southwest Michigan.


Notable Seasons


  • 1995
    • Donnie Sadler (103 Runs Scored)
  • 1996
    • Cole Liniak (.967 fielding average, 3B)
  • 1997
    • Jim Chamblee (.300, 22 HR, 73 RBI; 112 Runs Scored)
  • 1998
    • Shea Hillenbrand (.349, 19 HR, 93 RBI)
  • 1999
    • Battle Cats team (1350 hits, .284 batting average; 472 extra base hits, 277 doubles, 2158 total bases)
    • Aaron McNeal (.310, 38 HR, 131 RBI; 315 total bases)
  • 2000
    • Jason Lane (.299, 23 HR, 104 RBI; 98 runs scored, 38 doubles)
    • Donaldo Mendez (39 steals)
    • Derek Nicholson (.311)

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Notable Games


  • April 7, 1995
    • Dave Gibraltar (6 DPs at 1B)
    • Donnie Sadler (6 DPs at SS)
      • this 18 inning contest was Michigan's first game
  • April 15, 1995
    • Donnie Sadler (15 chances accepted at SS)
      • another 18 inning game....
  • July 7, 1995
    • Brian Rose (10 scoreless innings; vs. Peoria)
  • September 1, 1996
    • Virgil Chevalier (3 DPs at C)
  • July 22, 1998
    • Shea Hillenbrand (20 game hitting streak ended)
  • May 29 & 30, 1999
    • Aaron McNeal (grand slams in two consecutive games)
  • May 10, 2000
    • Jason Lane (6 runs batted in; grand slam & 2 doubles)
  • May 19, 2000
    • Gavin Wright (29 game hitting steak ended)
  • May 28, 2000
    • Carlos Hernandez (no hitter; 2-0 vs. West Michigan [7 innings])

Otherwise Notable

  • Triple Plays by Team: 3 (through 2000)



The Midwest League plays Single-A, professional baseball in America's agricultural and industrial heartland. 16 teams play a 140 game schedule which begins in early April and ends Labor Day weekend.

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